In Vivo is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By

UsernamePublicRestriction
UsernamePublicRestriction
Brought to you by

Rhythm nets $163.7mm via FOPO

Executive Summary

In its first financing since going public, Rhythm Pharmaceuticals Inc. (therapies for rare genetic disorders of obesity) netted $163.7mm through a follow-on offering of 6.59mm common shares (including full exercise of the overallotment) priced at $26.42. The company will use the proceeds to bring its lead compound setmelanotide through Phase III trials for for pro-opiomelanocortin (POMC) deficiency obesity, leptin receptor (LepR) deficiency obesity, Bardet-Biedl syndrome, and Alström syndrome and to prepare the regulatory filings in those indications; for clinical development of setmelanotide for POMC heterozygous deficiency obesity and POMC epigenetic disorders and to develop a once-weekly formulation of the compound; to expand the diagnosis of genetic obesity, including genetic sequencing of patients from targeted populations and ongoing genotyping and genetic epidemiology studies; and for preclinical studies of the Prader-Willi syndrome candidate RM853, which the company licensed from Takeda in April.
Deal Industry
  • Biotechnology
    • Large Molecule
  • Pharmaceuticals
Deal Status
  • Final
Deal Type
  • Financing
    • FOPO

Related Companies

Advertisement
UsernamePublicRestriction

Register