Adicet Bio, Inc. Announces Closing of $100 Million Public Follow-On Offering and Exercise in Full of the Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Shares
MENLO PARK, Calif. and BOSTON, Dec. 10, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Adicet Bio, Inc. (“Adicet”) (Nasdaq: ACET), a biotechnology company discovering and developing allogeneic gamma delta CAR T cell therapies for cancer and other diseases, today announced the closing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 7,187,500 shares of its common stock, including the exercise in full by the underwriters of their option to purchase up to an additional 937,500 shares of common stock, at a public offering price of $14.00 per share, less underwriting discounts and commissions. The aggregate gross proceeds from the offering, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and offering expenses, were approximately $100.6 million. All of the shares in the offering are were sold by Adicet.
Jefferies and Guggenheim Securities acted as joint book-running managers for the offering. Truist Securities acted as passive book-runner for the offering. BTIG, H.C. Wainwright & Co. and JonesTrading acted as co-managers for the offering.
The shares were offered by Adicet pursuant to a shelf registration statement that was previously filed with, and subsequently declared effective on March 30, 2021 by, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). A final prospectus supplement relating to and describing the terms of the offering was filed with the SEC on December 9, 2021. Copies of the final prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to the offered securities may be obtained from Jefferies LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, 520 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10022, by telephone at (877) 821-7388, or by email at prospectus_department@Jefferies.com; or Guggenheim Securities, LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, 330 Madison Avenue, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10017, by telephone at (212) 518-9544, or by email at GSEquityProspectusDelivery@guggenheimpartners.com.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
Adicet Bio, Inc. is a biotechnology company discovering and developing allogeneic gamma delta T cell therapies for cancer and other diseases. Adicet is advancing a pipeline of “off-the-shelf” gamma delta T cells, engineered with chimeric antigen receptors and T cell receptor-like antibodies to enhance selective tumor targeting, facilitate innate and adaptive anti-tumor immune response, and improve persistence for durable activity in patients.
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