Fundraisings and IPOs

Date: 2018-10-30

Type of information: IPO

Company: Orchard Therapeutics (UK)



Funding type: IPO

Planned used:


  • • On October 30, 2018, Orchard Therapeutics announced the pricing of its initial public offering in the United States of 14,285,715 American Depositary Shares (ADSs) representing 14,285,715 ordinary shares at an initial public offering price of $14.00 per ADS, before underwriting discounts and commissions.
  • In addition, Orchard has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,142,857 ADSs at the initial public offering price, less the underwriting discounts and commissions. Orchard’s ADSs are expected to begin trading on The Nasdaq Global Select Market on October 31, 2018, under the ticker symbol “ORTX.” Each of the ADSs are being offered by Orchard. The gross proceeds of the offering, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other offering expenses payable by Orchard, are expected to be $200.00 million, excluding any exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional ADSs. The offering is expected to close on November 2, 2018, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.
  • J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and Cowen are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering, and Wedbush PacGrow is acting as co-manager.

Therapeutic area: Rare diseases - Genetic diseases

Is general: Yes