Magenta Therapeutics starts trading on the NASDAQ

Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Magenta Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on developing new medicines “to bring the curative power of bone marrow transplant to more patients,” has raised about $100 million for its IPO after pricing its over 6.6 million shares at $15 per share. The stock began trading June 21, 2018 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “MGTA.” J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs and Cowen are the lead underwriters. Magenta’s pre-IPO backers include Casdin Capital, EcoR1 Capital, Eventide Asset Management, Watermill Asset Management, Be the Match BioTherapies and Access Industries.


CAMBRIDGE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Magenta Therapeutics, Inc., a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing novel medicines to bring the curative power of bone marrow transplant to more patients, today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 6,666,667 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $15.00 per share, for total gross proceeds of approximately $100,000,000. In addition, the underwriters have a 30-day option to purchase up to 1,000,000 additional shares of common stock at the initial public offering price less underwriting discounts and commissions. The shares are expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Market on June 21, 2018 under the symbol “MGTA.” The offering is expected to close on June 25, 2018, subject to customary closing conditions.

J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and Cowen are acting as joint book running managers for the offering. Wedbush PacGrow is acting as lead manager for the offering.

The proposed offering will be made only by means of a prospectus. When available, a copy of the preliminary prospectus may be obtained from:

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, telephone: 866-803-9204

Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, telephone: 1-866-471-2526, facsimile: 212-902-9316 or by emailing

Cowen and Company, LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, Attn: Prospectus Department, telephone: 631-274-2806.

Important Information
A registration statement relating to the offering has been filed with, and declared effective by, the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”). Copies of the registration statement can be accessed through the SEC’s website at This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy, nor will there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation, or sale would be unlawful before registration or qualification under the securities laws of that state or jurisdiction.

About Magenta Therapeutics
Headquartered in Cambridge, Mass., Magenta Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing therapeutics focused on critical areas of unmet need in the field of bone marrow transplant for patients with autoimmune diseases, blood cancers and genetic diseases.