Ablynx successfully raises €50 million with Secondary Public Offering - Gilde Healthcare

Ablynx successfully raises €50 million with Secondary Public Offering

March 15, 2010

GHENT, Belgium – Ablynx, the biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery and development of Nanobodies®, announced that it has successfully completed its Secondary Public Offering (the “SPO” or “Offering”) raising €50 million.

The offered shares were priced at €7.5 per share. As a result of the Offering, 6,666,667 new shares, equivalent to €50 million, will be issued by Ablynx. Additionally, 400,000 over-allotment shares, equivalent to €3 million, will be allocated. The over-allotment shares are existing shares and if the over-allotment option is exercised in full, this will result in the sale of the over-allotment shares by the Lending Shareholders.
 
KBC Securities NV and UBS Investment Bank acted as Joint Global Coordinators and Joint Bookrunners, while Piper Jaffray Ltd. acted as Co-Manager to the Offering and while KBC Bank NV and Kempen & Co NV acted as selling agent.
 
For more information, please contact:
 
Dr. Edwin Moses
Chairman and CEO
t: +32 (0)9 262 00 07
m: +44 (0)7771 954 193 / +32 (0)473 39 50 68
e: edwin.moses@ablynx.com

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