LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hutchison China MediTech Limited ("Chi-Med") (AIM:HCM) announces the pricing of its U.S. public offering of American depositary shares (“ADSs”) (the “Offering”), raising gross proceeds of approximately US$101.25 million.
7,500,000 ADSs were sold in the Offering at a price of US$13.50 per ADS. Each ADS represents one-half of one ordinary share of Chi-Med. The ADSs have been approved for listing on the Nasdaq Global Select Market and are expected to begin trading on March 17, 2016 under the ticker symbol "HCM." Chi-Med's ordinary shares will continue to be traded on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange following the Offering under the ticker symbol “HCM.”
In addition, Chi-Med has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,125,000 ADSs at the Offering price. Closing of the Offering is expected to occur on or about March 22, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions.
BofA Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank Securities (in alphabetical order) are acting as joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners for the Offering. Stifel, Canaccord Genuity, Panmure Gordon & Co. and CITIC CLSA are acting as co-managers for the Offering.
In connection with the Offering, a registration statement on Form F-1 (the “Form F-1 Registration Statement”) has been filed with, and declared effective by, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). Copies of this document may be accessed through the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. A final prospectus, when available, may be obtained from (in alphabetical order): (i) BofA Merrill Lynch, Attn: Prospectus Department, 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038, or by email at email@example.com, or (ii) Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attn: Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy ADSs or any other securities, nor shall there be any sale of ADSs in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
Application will be made for the 3,750,000 new ordinary shares of Chi-Med, represented by the 7,500,000 ADSs to be issued at closing of the Offering, to be admitted to trading on AIM and it is expected that the admission will become effective at 8.00 am (GMT) on March 23, 2016.
Chi-Med is a China-based, globally-focused healthcare group which researches, develops, manufactures and sells pharmaceuticals and health-related consumer products. Its Innovation Platform focuses on discovering and developing innovative therapeutics in oncology and autoimmune diseases for the global market. Its Commercial Platform manufactures, markets, and distributes prescription drugs and consumer health products in China.
Chi-Med is majority owned by the multinational conglomerate CK Hutchison Holdings Limited (SEHK:0001). For more information, please visit: www.chi-med.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, that involve risks and uncertainties, including statements regarding the potential Offering. Actual results may differ materially from those projected or implied. More information about potential factors that could affect Chi-Med’s business and financial results is contained in the Form F-1 Registration Statement filed with the SEC. Any forward-looking statement made by Chi-Med herein, or elsewhere, speaks only as of the date on which such statement is made. Chi-Med does not intend, and undertakes no duty, to update any forward-looking statements after the date hereof to reflect future events or circumstances.