Sanofi announces pricing of Regeneron stock offering
- Sanofi announces sale of 21.6 million shares held in Regeneron
- Gross proceeds of $11.1 billion to Sanofi to further Company’s ability to execute innovation and growth strategy
PARIS – May 26, 2020 – Sanofi today announced that it has agreed to sell 11.8 million shares of Regeneron, Inc. (NASDAQ: REGN) common stock through a registered offering at a price of $515.00 per share. As previously announced, Regeneron will repurchase 9.8 million shares or $5 billion in common stock from Sanofi at the offering price less the underwriting discount. Sanofi expects to use the net proceeds of the offering and the repurchase to further execute on its strategy to drive innovation and growth.
In connection with the offering, the underwriters have been granted an option to purchase up to 1.2 million additional Regeneron shares at the price payable by the underwriters in the offering, exercisable within the next 30 days. If the option is fully exercised, the offering and repurchase will together result in gross proceeds to Sanofi of $11.7 billion and the sale of Sanofi’s entire holding in Regeneron, excluding 400,000 Regeneron shares that Sanofi is retaining.
The public offering is occurring simultaneously in the United States and internationally through underwriters led by BofA Securities and Goldman Sachs, together with Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley as joint book-running managers.
The shares offered to the public are being offered pursuant to an existing effective shelf registration statement (including a base prospectus) that has been filed by Regeneron with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC"). Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in that registration statement and other documents Regeneron has filed with the SEC, including the preliminary prospectus supplement dated May 26, 2020, for more complete information about Regeneron and this offering. You may get these documents for free by visiting EDGAR on the SEC website at www.sec.gov. Alternatively, any underwriter or any dealer participating in the offering will arrange to send you the prospectus and the prospectus supplement, when available, if you request them by contacting: (1) BofA Securities, NC1-004-03-43, 200 North College Street, 3rd Floor, Charlotte, NC 28255-0001, Attention: Prospectus Department or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or (2) Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, New York 10282, via telephone: 1-866-471-2526, or via email: email@example.com.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy the securities described herein, nor shall there be any offer or sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.