VC-backed TCR2 sets IPO pricing terms

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based TCR2 Therapeutics Inc, an immuno-oncology company, has priced its IPO of 5 million shares between $14 and $16 per share. The company plans on trading the stock on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “TCRR.” Jefferies, SVB Leerink and BMO Capital Markets are the lead underwriters. TCR2’s backers include Dimensions Capital, Curative Ventures, Redmile Group, ArrowMark Partners, Hillhouse Capital Group, MiraeAsset Financial Group, Lucion Group, Sirona Capital, Alexandria Venture Investments, MPM Capital, F2 Ventures and Cathay Fortune Capital Investment.

PRESS RELEASE

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — TCR2 Therapeutics Inc., a clinical-stage immunotherapy company developing the next generation of novel T cell receptor therapies for patients suffering from cancer, today announced that it has launched an underwritten initial public offering of 5,000,000 shares of its common stock at an initial public offering price expected to be between $14.00 and $16.00 per share. TCR2 also intends to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 750,000 shares of common stock. All of the shares to be sold in the proposed offering will be offered by TCR2. TCR2 has applied to list the shares on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol “TCRR”.

Jefferies, SVB Leerink and BMO Capital Markets are acting as joint book running managers for the offering. Wedbush PacGrow and China Renaissance are acting as co-managers for the offering. The offering is subject to market and other conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed.

The proposed offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. When available, a copy of the prospectus may be obtained from: Jefferies LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Prospectus Departments, 520 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10022, by phone at (877) 821-7388, or by email at Prospectus_Department@Jefferies.com; SVB Leerink LLC, Attention: Syndicate Department, One Federal Street, 37th Floor, Boston, MA, 02110, by e-mail at syndicate@leerink.com, or by phone at (800) 808-7525, ext. 6132; or BMO Capital Markets Corp., Attn: Equity Syndicate Department, 3 Times Square, 25th Floor, New York, NY 10036, tel: (800) 414-3627, email:bmoprospectus@bmo.com.

Important Information
A registration statement, including a prospectus, relating to these securities and describing the terms of the proposed offering has been filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold, nor may offers to buy be accepted, prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. The registration statement may be obtained free of charge at the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov. 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 jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities law of any such state or jurisdiction.

About TCR2 Therapeutics
TCR2 is an innovative immunotherapy company developing the next generation of novel T cell receptor therapies for patients suffering from cancer.