Enanta Pharmaceuticals Announces Closing of Initial Public Offering and Exercise of Underwriters’ Over-Allotment Option

Enanta Pharmaceuticals Announces Closing of Initial Public Offering and Exercise of Underwriters’ Over-Allotment Option

WATERTOWN, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Enanta Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: ENTA  ) , a research and development-focused biotechnology company dedicated to creating small molecule drugs in the infectious disease field, today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 4,600,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $14.00 per share, which includes the exercise in full by the underwriters of their over-allotment option to purchase up to 600,000 additional shares of common stock. Enanta Pharmaceuticals common stock is listed on the NASDAQ Global Select Market under the trading symbol "ENTA". All of the shares in the offering were offered by Enanta Pharmaceuticals.

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC acted as joint book-running managers for the offering. Leerink Swann LLC and JMP Securities LLC acted as co-managers.

A registration statement relating to these securities was declared effective by the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 20, 2013. This offering was made solely by means of a prospectus. A copy of the final prospectus relating to the offer may be obtained by contacting J.P. Morgan Securities LLC via Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by calling toll-free (866) 803-9204; or Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, One Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10010, or by calling toll-free (800) 221-1037, or by emailing newyork.prospectus@credit-suisse.com.

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 state or other jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or other jurisdiction

About Enanta

Enanta Pharmaceuticals is a research and development-focused biotechnology company that uses its robust chemistry-driven approach and drug discovery capabilities to create small molecule drugs in the infectious disease field. Enanta is discovering and developing novel inhibitors designed for use against the hepatitis C virus (HCV). These inhibitors include members of the direct acting antiviral (DAA) inhibitor classes – protease (partnered with AbbVie), NS5A (partnered with Novartis) and nucleotide polymerase – as well as a host-targeted antiviral (HTA) inhibitor class targeted against cyclophilin. Additionally, Enanta has created a new class of antibiotics, called Bicyclolides, for the treatment of multi-drug resistant bacteria, with a current focus on developing an intravenous and oral treatment for hospital and community MRSA (methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus) infections.



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