Flexion Therapeutics has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be offered and the pricing terms have not yet been set. BMO Capital Markets and Well Fargo Securities are serving as lead underwriters. Based in Burlington, Mass., Flexion is a pharmeceutical company developing treatments for musculoskeletal disorders. Its backers include Versant Ventures, Sofinnova Capital, Pfizer, 5AM Ventures and Novo.
BURLINGTON, MASS., JANUARY 8, 2014 – Flexion Therapeutics, Inc. announced today that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for a proposed initial public offering of shares of its common stock. All of the shares to be sold in the offering will be offered by Flexion. The number of shares to be offered and the price range for the offering have not yet been determined.
BMO Capital Markets and Wells Fargo Securities are acting as joint book-running managers. The offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. When available, copies of the preliminary prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from BMO Capital Markets Corp., 3 Times Square, New York, NY 10036, Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, Telephone: (800) 414-3627, Email: [email protected]; or from Wells Fargo Securities, 1525 West W.T. Harris Boulevard, NC0675, Charlotte, NC 28262, Attn: Capital Markets Client Support, Telephone: (800) 326-5897, Email: [email protected]
A registration statement relating to these securities has been filed with the SEC, but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective.
This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any 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.
About Flexion Therapeutics
Flexion is a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company developing innovative therapeutics for musculoskeletal disorders. The company is currently advancing a portfolio of drug candidates that together have the potential to treat pain from mild, moderate and severe forms of osteoarthritis. The company’s lead program, FX006, is an intra-articular sustained release steroid in development for patients with moderate to severe osteoarthritis pain. The company is developing two additional product candidates, FX007, a locally administered TrkA receptor antagonist for post-operative pain, and FX005, an intra-articular, sustained-release p38 MAP kinase inhibitor for end-stage osteoarthritis patients.