NuCana plc Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering
In addition, NuCana has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 1,000,050 additional ADSs at the initial offering price to cover over-allotments, if any. All of the ADSs are being offered by NuCana.
NuCana’s ADSs have been approved for listing on the NASDAQ Global Select Market and are expected to begin trading under the symbol “NCNA” on
A registration statement on Form F-1 relating to these securities has been filed with the
This offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the final prospectus relating to the offering will be filed with the
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 jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state or jurisdiction.
For readers in the European Economic Area
In any EEA Member State that has implemented the Prospectus Directive (as defined below), this communication is only addressed to and directed at qualified investors in that Member State within the meaning of the Prospectus Directive. The term “Prospectus Directive” means Directive 2003/71/EC (and amendments thereto, including Directive 2010/73/EU, to the extent implemented in each relevant Member State), together with any relevant implementing measure in the relevant Member State.
For readers in the
There will be no offer of ADSs to the public in the United Kingdom. This communication, in so far as it constitutes an invitation or inducement to enter into investment activity (within the meaning of section 21 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 as amended (“FSMA”)) in connection with the securities which are the subject of the offering described in this press release or otherwise, is being directed only at (i) persons who are outside the
About NuCana plc
NuCana is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on significantly improving treatment outcomes for cancer patients by applying its ProTide™ technology to transform some of the most widely prescribed chemotherapy agents, nucleoside analogs, into more effective and safer medicines. NuCana’s most advanced ProTide candidates, Acelarin® and NUC-3373, are new chemical entities derived from the nucleoside analogs gemcitabine and 5-fluorouracil, respectively, two widely used chemotherapy agents. Acelarin® is currently being evaluated in three clinical studies across several solid tumor indications, including ovarian cancer, biliary cancer and pancreatic cancer. NUC-3373 is currently in a Phase 1 study for the potential treatment of a wide range of advanced solid tumor cancers.
This press release includes certain disclosures which contain “forward-looking statements,” including, without limitation, statements regarding the anticipated timing of the closing of the offering. You can identify forward-looking statements because they contain words such as “believes” and “expects.” Forward-looking statements are based on NuCana’s current expectations and assumptions. Because forward-looking statements relate to the future, they are subject to inherent uncertainties, risks and changes in circumstances that may differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements, which are neither statements of historical fact nor guarantees or assurances of future performance. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements are set forth in NuCana’s filings with the
For more information, please contact:
Chief Executive Officer
Tel: +44 131 248 3660
Tel: +1 339-970-2843
Source: NuCana BioMed Limited