Homology Medicines Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock
BEDFORD, Mass., April 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Homology Medicines, Inc. (Nasdaq: FIXX), a clinical-stage genetic medicines company, today announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering for proceeds of approximately $50.0 million, before deducting estimated offering expenses payable by Homology. Homology also granted the underwriter a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional $7.5 million of shares of its common stock. All of the shares in the offering are to be sold by Homology.
BTIG is the sole book-running manager for the offering. The offering is expected to close on or about April 9, 2021, subject to customary closing conditions.
Homology intends to use the net proceeds from the offering, in addition to its existing cash resources, to: continue to advance its lead gene therapy candidate, HMI-102, for the treatment of phenylketonuria (PKU) in adults through the ongoing Phase 2 pheNIX clinical trial; advance HMI-203, its gene therapy candidate for the treatment of Hunter syndrome, and HMI-103, its first gene editing candidate, which is for the treatment of PKU in the pediatric population, through IND-enabling studies and into clinical trials; advance its other pipeline programs through preclinical development; further expand its intellectual property portfolio; potentially further expand its manufacturing capacity; and for working capital and general corporate and administrative expenses.
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.
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