Sanofi announces closing of Regeneron stock sale
PARIS - May 29, 2020 – Sanofi today announced the closing of its sale of 13.0 million shares of Regeneron (NASDAQ: REGN) common stock through a registered offering at a public offering price of $515.00 per share. This includes the previously announced overallotment option that has been fully exercised by underwriters. In addition, Sanofi announced the completion of Regeneron's repurchase of 9.8 million shares or approximately $5 billion in common stock directly from Sanofi.
As a result of the offering, Sanofi has sold its entire equity investment in Regeneron, (excluding 400,000 Regeneron shares, which Sanofi is retaining) for total gross proceeds amounting to $11.7 billion.
The registered offering and share repurchase will have no impact on the ongoing collaboration between Sanofi and Regeneron. The Companies have had a successful and long-standing clinical and commercial collaboration dating back to 2003 that has resulted in five approved treatments to date with additional candidates currently in clinical development.
The registered offering was executed simultaneously in the United States and internationally through underwriters led by BofA Securities and Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, together with Barclays, BNP PARIBAS, Citigroup, J.P. Morgan, Morgan Stanley as joint book-running managers.
The shares offered to the public are 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"). A prospectus supplement relating to and describing the terms of the offering has been filed by Regeneron with the SEC and is available 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 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 email@example.com, 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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.