initial public offerings (IPOs) trading on American exchanges

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Ambit Biosciences (AMBI) began trading on the NASDAQ on 16 May 2013

Ambit Biosciences Corp announced the pricing of its Initial Public Offering of 8,125,000 shares of its common stock at $8.00 per share. Ambit has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,218,750 shares at the initial public offering price to cover over-allotments, if any. Ambit's common stock is scheduled to begin trading on The NASDAQ Global Market on May 16, 2013, under the symbol AMBI. The joint book-running managers for the offering are Citigroup and Leerink Swann. In addition, BMO Capital Markets is acting as lead manager and Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc. is acting as co-manager.

Ambit Biosciences Corporation is a biopharmaceutical company. The Company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of drugs to treat unmet medical needs in oncology, autoimmune and inflammatory diseases by inhibiting kinases that are important drivers for those diseases. The Company’s lead drug candidate, quizartinib, is in Phase IIb clinical development in patients with relapsed/refractory acute myeloid leukemia (AML). The Company’s second drug candidate in clinical development, AC410, is a potent, selective, orally-administered, small molecule inhibitor of Janus kinase 2 (JAK2) that has potential utility for the treatment of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. The Company’s third program consists of two selective small molecule compounds, AC708 and AC855, which inhibit the colony-stimulating factor-1 receptor (CSF1R), a receptor tyrosine kinase.



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