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LONDON, 26 September 2018: Arix Bioscience plc (LSE: ARIX) (“Arix Bioscience” or the “Company”), a global healthcare and life science company supporting medical innovation, announces that one of its Group Businesses, LogicBio Therapeutics Inc. (“LogicBio”), a genome editing company focused on developing medicines to durably treat rare diseases in patients with significant unmet medical need, has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”) for a proposed initial public offering (“IPO”) in the United States of shares of its common stock . All shares to be sold in the offering will be offered by LogicBio. LogicBio plans to list its common stock on the NASDAQ Global Market under the ticker symbol “LOGC”. The number of shares to be sold and the price range per share for the proposed offering have not yet been determined.
The Registration Statement can be accessed through the SEC’s EDGAR Database. The registration statement relating to the shares of common stock has been filed with the SEC but has not yet become effective. The shares may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective.
A further announcement will be made in due course.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities, and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of that jurisdiction.
The securities referred to in this release are to be offered only by means of a prospectus. When available, copies of the preliminary prospectus can be obtained from Jefferies LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, 520 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10022, or by telephone at (877) 821-7388, or by email at Prospectus_Department@Jefferies.com.
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Arix Bioscience plc
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Burns McClellan (US Media & IR Enquiries)
Lisa Burns, Nancie Steinberg
About Arix Bioscience plc
Arix Bioscience plc is a global healthcare and life science company supporting medical innovation. Headquartered in London and with an office in New York, Arix Bioscience sources, finances and builds world class healthcare and life science businesses addressing medical innovation at all stages of development. Operations are supported by privileged access to breakthrough academic science and strategic relationships with leading research accelerators and global pharmaceutical companies.
Arix Bioscience plc is listed on the Main Market of the London Stock Exchange. For further information, please visit www.arixbioscience.com
About LogicBio Therapeutics
LogicBio Therapeutics is a genome editing company focused on developing medicines to durably treat rare diseases in patients with significant unmet medical needs using GeneRide™, its proprietary technology platform. GeneRide™ enables the site-specific integration of a therapeutic transgene, in a nuclease-free and promotorless approach by relying on the native process of homologous recombination to drive lifelong expression. Headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, LogicBio is committed to developing medicines that will transform the lives of pediatric patients and their families.