Twist Bioscience Announces Closing of Public Offering of Common Stock and Full Exercise of Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Shares
Twist intends to use the net proceeds of the offering, along with its existing cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments to scale investment in its research and development organization, which includes investing in pharmaceutical biologics drug discovery and in DNA data storage, to increase its investment in its commercial organization to support the growth of its NGS, synbio, pharmaceutical biologics drug discovery (antibody) programs and its global expansion, to scale its NGS, synbio and pharmaceutical biologics drug (antibody) discovery operations and to expand its production capacity, which may require it to add an additional manufacturing location, and for the remainder to fund working capital and general corporate purposes. Twist may also use a portion of the net proceeds to in-license, acquire or invest in complementary businesses or products.
The public offering was made by Twist pursuant to an immediately effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3 that was filed with the
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This press release contains forward-looking statements. Various statements in this release concerning Twist’s future expectations, plans and prospects, including without limitation, the anticipated use of the net proceeds of the offering, are forward-looking statements reflecting the current beliefs and expectations of management made pursuant to the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties, and other important factors that may cause Twist Bioscience’s actual results, performance, or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance, or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, among others, the risks and uncertainties set forth in Twist Bioscience’s Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q filed with the
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