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VC-backed Amylyx Pharmaceuticals sets IPO pricing terms

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Amylyx Pharmaceuticals, a developer of treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other neurodegenerative diseases, has priced its IPO of 8.75 million shares at a price range between $18 and $20 per share.

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Amylyx Pharmaceuticals, a developer of treatments for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis and other neurodegenerative diseases, has priced its IPO of 8.75 million shares at a price range between $18 and $20 per share. The stock will list on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “AMLX.” Goldman Sachs, SVB Leerink and Evercore ISI are the lead underwriters. Amylyx’s backers include Morningside Ventures and ALS Investment Fund.

PRESS RELEASE

CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–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 launch of its initial public offering of 8,750,000 shares of common stock pursuant to a registration statement on Form S-1 filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). The initial public offering price is expected to be between $18.00 and $20.00 per share. Amylyx has applied to list its common stock on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the ticker symbol “AMLX”. All of the shares of common stock are being offered by Amylyx. Amylyx expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,312,500 shares of common stock at the initial public offering price, less underwriting discounts and commissions.

Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, SVB Leerink, and Evercore ISI are acting as joint book-running managers for the proposed offering. H.C. Wainwright & Co. is acting as lead manager for the proposed offering. The proposed offering is subject to market and other conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed or the actual size or terms of the offering.

The proposed offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. When available, copies of the preliminary prospectus relating to the proposed offering may be obtained from: Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, at Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, New York 10282, by telephone at 1-866-471-2526 or by e-mail at prospectus-ny@ny.email.gs.com; SVB Leerink LLC, Attention: Syndicate Department, 53 State Street, 40th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02109, by telephone at 1-800-808-7525, ext. 6105, or by email at syndicate@svbleerink.com; or Evercore Group L.L.C., Attention: Equity Capital Markets, 55 East 52nd Street, 35th Floor, New York, New York 10055, by telephone at 1-888-474-0200, or by email at ecm.prospectus@evercore.com.

A registration statement on Form S-1 relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold, nor may offers to buy these securities be accepted, prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective.

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.

About Amylyx Pharmaceuticals
Amylyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a clinical-stage pharmaceutical company working on developing a novel therapeutic for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neurodegenerative diseases.