Amylyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (“Amylyx”), a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company working on developing a novel therapeutic for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neurodegenerative diseases, today announced the pricing of its upsized initial public offering of 10,000,000 shares of common stock pursuant to registration statements on Form S-1 filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) at an initial public offering price of $19.00 per share.
All of the shares of common stock are being offered by Amylyx. Amylyx has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,500,000 shares of common stock at the initial public offering price, less underwriting discounts and commissions. The gross proceeds to Amylyx from this offering are expected to be $190 million, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and offering expenses and excluding any exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares.
Amylyx’ common stock is expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol “AMLX” on January 7, 2022. The offering is expected to close on or about January 11, 2022, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, SVB Leerink, and Evercore ISI are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. H.C. Wainwright & Co. is acting as lead manager for the offering.