Biohaven Announces Closing Of Initial Public Offering And Full Exercise Of Underwriters' Option To Purchase Additional Shares

NEW HAVEN, Conn., May 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd. (NYSE: BHVN) today announced the closing of its previously announced initial public offering of 9,900,000 common shares at a price to the public of $17.00 per share.  All of the shares in the offering were sold by Biohaven.  In connection with the initial public offering, the underwriters exercised in full their option to purchase an additional 1,485,000 common shares from Biohaven.  As a result, the total initial public offering size was 11,385,000 common shares. The aggregate gross proceeds to Biohaven from the offering, before deducting the underwriting discounts and commissions and offering expenses, were approximately $193.5 million.  The common shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange on May 4, 2017 under the ticker symbol "BHVN." 

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Morgan Stanley, Piper Jaffray & Co. and Barclays Capital acted as joint book-running managers for the offering. William Blair acted as lead manager.  Needham & Company acted as co-manager.

The offering was made only by means of a prospectus.  A copy of the final prospectus related to the offering may be obtained from the offices of Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014; or from Piper Jaffray & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 800 Nicollet Mall, J12S03, Minneapolis, MN 55402, or by telephone at (800) 747-3924, or by email at; or from Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, telephone: (888) 603-5847, e-mail:

A registration statement relating to these securities was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") on May 3, 2017. Copies of the registration statement can be accessed through the SEC's website at This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell, or the solicitation of an offer to buy, 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.

About Biohaven

Biohaven is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company with a portfolio of innovative, late-stage product candidates targeting neurological diseases, including rare disorders. Biohaven has licensed intellectual property from companies and institutions including Bristol-Myers Squibb Company, AstraZeneca AB, Yale University, Catalent, ALS Biopharma LLC and Massachusetts General Hospital.  Biohaven is a company organized under the laws of the British Virgin Islands and its United States operations are based in New Haven, Connecticut.

Dr. Vlad Coric
Chief Executive Officer
Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Ltd.
Phone: (203) 404-0410

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