SEATTLE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alpine Immune Sciences, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALPN), a clinical-stage immunotherapy company focused on developing innovative treatments for autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, today announced the pricing of its underwritten public offering of 8,800,000 shares of its common stock and, in lieu of shares of common stock to certain investors, pre-funded warrants to purchase up to 3,200,000 shares of its common stock, pursuant to its existing shelf registration statement. The shares of common stock are being offered at a public offering price of $12.50 per share and the pre-funded warrants are being offered at a price of $12.499 per pre-funded warrant, which equals the public offering price per share of the common stock less the $0.001 exercise price per share of each pre-funded warrant. The gross proceeds to Alpine from the offering, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other offering expenses payable by Alpine, are expected to be approximately $150.0 million. In addition, Alpine has granted the underwriters of the offering an option for a period of 30 days to purchase up to an additional 1,800,000 shares of common stock at the public offering price, less the underwriting discounts and commissions. All shares of common stock to be sold in the offering are being sold by Alpine. The offering is expected to close on or about November 9, 2023, subject to customary closing conditions.
Morgan Stanley, TD Cowen and Leerink Partners are acting as joint book-running managers for the proposed public offering. RBC Capital Markets is acting as a bookrunner and Oppenheimer & Co. and H.C. Wainwright & Co. are acting as co-lead managers for the proposed public offering.
A shelf registration statement relating to the securities offered in the public offering described above was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on April 28, 2023 and declared effective by the SEC on May 9, 2023. The offering is being made only by means of a written prospectus and prospectus supplement that form a part of the registration statement. A preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus relating to the offering have been filed with the SEC and are available on the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. A final prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus will be filed with the SEC. When available, copies of the final prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus may also be obtained by contacting Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014, by telephone: 1-866-718-1649, or by email at email@example.com; Cowen and Company, LLC, 599 Lexington Avenue, New York, NY 10022, by telephone at (833) 297-2926, or by email at Prospectus_ECM@cowen.com; Leerink Partners LLC, Attention: Syndicate Department, 53 State Street, 40th Floor, Boston, MA 02109, by telephone at (800) 808-7525, ext. 6105, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org; RBC Capital Markets, by mail at RBC Capital Markets, LLC, Attention: Equity Capital Markets, 200 Vesey Street, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10281 or by telephone at (877) 822-4089, or by email at email@example.com.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities being offered, nor shall there be any sale of the securities being offered in any state or other jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or other jurisdiction.
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