Afya Limited (AFYA) IPO Opens 24% Higher

July 19, 2019 10:48 AM EDT

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Today's IPO for Afya Limited (NASDAQ: AFYA) opened for trading at $23.50 after pricing 13,744,210 Class A common shares at a public offering price of $19.00 per share.

Afya is issuing and selling 11,827,256 shares of Class A common shares and certain selling shareholders are selling an additional 1,916,954 shares of Class A common shares. In connection with the offering, Afya has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 2,061,631 shares of Class A common shares at the initial public offering price less the underwriting discount.

BofA Securities, Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, UBS Securities LLC and Itau BBA USA Securities, Inc. are acting as Global Coordinators in this initial public offering, and BofA Securities, Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, UBS Securities LLC, Itau BBA USA Securities, Inc., Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Banco BTG Pactual S.A.– Cayman Branch and XP Securities, LLC are collectively acting as Bookrunners in the offering.

AfyaAfya is a leading medical education group in Brazil based on number of medical school seats, delivering an end-to-end physician-centric ecosystem that serves and empowers students to be lifelong medical learners from the moment they join us as medical students through their medical residency preparation, graduation program, and continuing medical education activities.

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