Zymeworks Files Preliminary Prospectus Supplements for Offering of Common Shares and Pre-Funded Warrants
British Columbia—Zymeworks Inc., a medical-level biopharmaceutical employer growing multifunctional biotherapeutics, has nowadays filed a preliminary prospectus complement (the “Canadian Supplement”) to its Canadian short shape base shelf prospectus dated March 6, 2019 (the “Base Prospectus”) about a supplying of its commonplace shares and pre-funded warrants to purchase its not unusual shares (the “Offering”). The Canadian Supplement becomes filed with the securities regulatory government in each of the provinces and territories of Canada. A initial prospectus supplement (the “U.S. Supplement,” collectively with the Canadian Supplement, the “Supplements”) changed into additionally filed with the U.S.
Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) as part of a registration assertion on Form S-3, as amended, such as a prospectus which has become effective January 31, 2019 (the “Registration Statement”), under which the securities may be presented inside the United States. The Company also expects to supply to the underwriters a 30-day over-allotment option to buy as much as a further 15% of the number of not unusual stocks supplied in the Offering. The Offering is anticipated to be priced in the context of the marketplace, with the final phrases of the Offering to be decided at the time of pricing.
There may be no assurance as to whether or not the Offering can be finished or as to the actual size or phrases of the Offering. The closing of the Offering can be a challenge to standard last situations, including listing the commonplace shares at the TSX and NYSE and any required approvals of every alternate. The pre-funded warrants will no longer be listed at the TSX or the NYSE. The Offering is anticipated to elevate overall gross proceeds of about US$a hundred and fifty.0 million before deducting underwriting reductions and commissions and predicted imparting fees.
The Company intends to use the net proceeds of the Offering (i) to boost up and increase the global development of ZW25 each as a single agent and in mixture with other anti-carcinogens in a ramification of HER2-expressing tumors, which include gastroesophageal, breast, and different underserved cancers; (ii) to accelerate and expand the medical improvement of ZW49; (iii) to improve different novel preclinical applications, consisting of the ones involving non-HER2-expressing tumors; and (iv) for widespread corporate functions.
J.P. Morgan Securities, LLC is acting as active ebook-running manager for the Offering.
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, and Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated are acting as passive e book-going for walks managers, Raymond James Ltd. Is appearing as co-lead supervisor and Ladenburg Thalmann & Co. Inc. Is performing as co-manager. The Supplements and the Registration Statement incorporate important distinctive facts about the Offering. A replica of the Canadian Supplement may be discovered on SEDAR at www.Sedar.Com and www.Sec.Gov. A copy of the U.S. Supplement and the associated Registration Statement can be determined EDGAR at www.Sec.Gov. Copies of the Supplements can also be acquired from J.P. Morgan Securities, LLC, Attention; Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue.
Edgewood, NY 11717, or through smartphone at (866) 803-9204; Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, Attention; Equity Syndicate Department, 375 Park Avenue, New York, NY 10152, through cellphone at (800) 326-5897, or through email at cmclientsupport@wellsfargo.Com; or Stifel, Nicolaus & Company, Incorporated, Attention: Syndicate, One Montgomery Street, Suite 3700, San Francisco, CA 94104, by way of phone at (415) 364-2720, or by using email at syndprospectus@stifel.Com. Prospective traders ought to study the Supplements and the Registration Statement before making an investment selection.