Krystal Biotech (KRYS) Announces Proposed $200M Stock Offering

November 29, 2021 4:20 PM EST

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Krystal Biotech, Inc. (NASDAQ: KRYS), the leader in redosable gene therapies for rare diseases, today announced that it has commenced a $200 million underwritten public offering of its common stock. The Company and certain selling stockholders intend to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional $30 million of the shares of the Company’s common stock offered in the public offering. The offering is subject to market and other conditions, and there can be no assurances as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering. All of the shares to be sold in the proposed offering will be sold by the Company other than up to 200,000 shares of the Company’s common stock that may be sold by the selling stockholders in connection with the exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional shares.

Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, BofA Securities, Cowen and William Blair are acting as the book-running managers for the offering.

The Company currently intends to use the net proceeds from this offering, if any, together with its existing cash, cash equivalents and short-term investments as follows: (i) to prepare for potential commercialization of VYJUVEKTM for dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, if approved; (ii) to advance the clinical development of KB105 in TGM1-deficient ARCI and preclinical development of KB104 for Netherton syndrome; (iii) to advance development of KB407 for cystic fibrosis and KB408 for alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency; (iv) to accelerate the Company’s emerging respiratory pipeline; (v) to further invest in technology platform development, including exploration of additional routes of administration to target new organ systems and novel transgene payloads; (vi) to complete development of the Company’s second good manufacturing practices certified manufacturing facility and commencement of operations of that facility; and (vii) for working capital and general corporate purposes, including research and development expenses and capital expenditures. The Company will not receive any proceeds from the sale of any shares by the selling stockholders.

The offering is being made pursuant to a “shelf” registration statement on Form S-3 (File No. 333-237983) that became effective upon filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) on May 4, 2020 and the base prospectus contained therein. A preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus relating to the offering and the shares of common stock being offered will be filed with the SEC. Before you invest, you should read the prospectus in the registration statement, the preliminary prospectus supplement, and other documents the Company has filed with the SEC for more complete information about the Company and this offering. Copies of the registration statement, the preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying base prospectus may be obtained, when available, on the SEC’s website at or, when available, by contacting: Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, at Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, New York 10282, by telephone at 866-471-2526, by facsimile at 212-902-9316 or by e-mail at, BofA Securities, NC1-004-03-43, 200 North College Street, 3rd Floor, Charlotte, NC 28255-0001, Attention: Prospectus Department, or email:; or, Cowen and Company, LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, Attn: Prospectus Department, by telephone at (833) 297-2926, or by email at; or William Blair & Company, L.L.C., Attention: Prospectus Department, 150 North Riverside Plaza, Chicago, IL 60606, by telephone at (800) 621-0687, or by email at

This announcement is for informational purposes only and is not an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities of the Company, which is made only by means of a prospectus supplement and related base prospectus, nor will there be any sale of these securities in any state 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.

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