Vapotherm raises $87 million via public offering
Utrecht (the Netherlands), Cambridge, Massachusetts (USA) – Vapotherm, Inc. (NYSE: VAPO), a global medical technology company focused on the commercialization of its proprietary Hi-VNI® Technology products that are used to treat patients of all ages suffering from respiratory distress, announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 3,350,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $26.00 per share. The gross proceeds from the offering to Vapotherm are expected to be $87 million. In addition, Vapotherm has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 502,500 shares. BofA Securities and William Blair are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Canaccord Genuity is acting as lead manager and BTIG is acting as co-manager.
Vapotherm intends to use the net proceeds from this offering to hire additional sales and marketing personnel and expand marketing programs both in the United States and internationally. Hi-VNI Technology is mask-free noninvasive ventilatory support for spontaneously breathing patients and is a front-line tool for relieving respiratory distress — including COVID-related. Vapotherm enables improved care at affordable cost for millions of patients worldwide suffering from respiratory distress, reflecting Gilde Healthcare’s patient centric investment strategy.
Vapotherm, Inc. is a publicly traded developer and manufacturer of advanced respiratory technology based in Exeter, New Hampshire, USA. The Company develops innovative, comfortable, non-invasive technologies for respiratory support of patients with chronic or acute breathing disorders. Over 2.2 million patients have been treated with Vapotherm Hi-VNI Technology. Hi-VNI Technology is mask-free noninvasive ventilatory support for spontaneously breathing patients and is a front-line tool for relieving respiratory distress—including hypercapnia, hypoxemia, and dyspnea. It allows for the fast, safe treatment of undifferentiated respiratory distress with one tool. Hi-VNI Technology’s mask-free interface delivers optimally conditioned breathing gases, making it comfortable for patients and reducing the risks associated with mask therapies. While being treated, patients can talk, eat, drink and take oral medication.
For more information, visit the company's website at www.vapotherm.com.
About Gilde Healthcare
Gilde Healthcare is a specialized healthcare investor managing over €1.4 billion ($1.5 billion) across two fund strategies: venture & growth capital and private equity. Gilde Healthcare's venture & growth capital fund invests in fast growing companies active in digital health, medtech and therapeutics. The venture & growth companies are based in Europe and North America. Gilde Healthcare's private equity fund invests in profitable European lower mid-market healthcare companies with a focus on the Benelux and DACH region. The private equity fund targets healthcare providers, suppliers of medical products and service providers in the healthcare market.
For more information, visit the company's website at www.gildehealthcare.com.