Imara announces confidential submission of draft registration statement for proposed US IPO

13th September 2019

LONDON, 13 September, 2019: Arix Bioscience plc (LSE:ARIX) ("Arix"), a global venture capital company focused on investing in and building breakthrough biotech companies, today notes that its portfolio company Imara, Inc. (“Imara”), has confidentially submitted a draft registration statement on Form S-1 to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to a proposed initial public offering in the United States of shares of its common stock. The timing and the terms of this proposed initial public offering have not yet been determined and are subject to market conditions and other factors.

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