argenx announces intention to conduct a registered public offering in the United States

March 01, 2017

Breda, the Netherlands / Ghent, Belgium – argenx (Euronext Brussels: ARGX), a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing a deep pipeline of differentiated antibody-based therapies for the treatment of severe autoimmune diseases and cancer, announced today that it has confidentially submitted a draft registration statement on Form F-1 to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the proposed registered public offering of its ordinary shares in the United States. The timing, number of ordinary shares and price of the proposed offering have not yet been determined.

This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy securities, and shall not constitute an offer, solicitation or sale in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of that jurisdiction.

About argenx

argenx a clinical-stage biotechnology company with a deep pipeline of differentiated antibody-based therapies intended for the treatment of severe auto-immune diseases and cancer. We are focused on developing product candidates that are either first-in-class against novel targets or best-in-class against known, but complex, targets to treat diseases with a significant unmet medical need. Our ability to execute on this focus is enabled by our suite of differentiated technologies. Our SIMPLE AntibodyTM Platform, based on the powerful llama immune system, allows us to exploit novel and complex targets, and our three antibody engineering technologies enable us to expand the therapeutic index of our product candidates.  

www.argenx.com

 

For further information, please contact:

Joke Comijn, Corporate Communications and IR Manager

+32 (0)477 77 29 44

+32 (0)9 310 34 19

info@argenx.com

 

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