Krystal Biotech (KRYS) Prices 2.67M Share Offering at $75/sh

December 1, 2021 5:25 AM EST

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Krystal Biotech, Inc. (NASDAQ: KRYS) the leader in redosable gene therapies for rare diseases, today announced that it has priced the previously announced underwritten public offering of 2,666,667 shares of its common stock, at a public offering price of $75.00 per share. The Company and certain selling stockholders granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 400,000 shares of the Company’s common stock offered in the public offering. The gross proceeds to the Company from this offering are expected to be approximately $200 million, before deducting the underwriting discounts and commissions and other estimated offering expenses payable by the Company. 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. The offering is expected to close on or about December 3, 2021, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

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

The Company currently intends to use the net proceeds from this offering, 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 relating to and describing the terms of the offering was filed with the SEC and is available on the SEC’s website at A final prospectus supplement and the 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 final 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 [email protected]; BofA Securities, NC1-004-03-43, 200 North College Street, 3rd Floor, Charlotte, NC 28255-0001, Attention: Prospectus Department, or email: [email protected]; 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 [email protected]; 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 [email protected].

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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