Chimerix Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

News | 04. 11. 2013

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, Apr 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) -- Chimerix, Inc. CMRX 0.00%  , a biopharmaceutical company developing novel, oral antivirals in areas of high unmet medical need, announced today the pricing of its initial public offering of 7,320,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $14.00 per share. The shares of Chimerix's common stock are scheduled to begin trading on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol "CMRX" on April 11, 2013. All of the shares of common stock are being offered by Chimerix. In addition, Chimerix has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,098,000 shares of common stock to cover over-allotments, if any. The offering is expected to close on April 16, 2013, subject to customary closing conditions.

Morgan Stanley and Cowen and Company are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. William Blair and Lazard Capital Markets are acting as co-managers.

A registration statement relating to these securities was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on April 10, 2013. The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from: Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attn: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2 Floor, New York, NY 10014, or by calling toll free 1-866-718-1649 or emailing at; or Cowen and Company, LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, Attn: Prospectus Department, by calling (631) 274-2806, or faxing (631) 254-7140.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or other 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 other jurisdiction.