Altimmune Announces Proposed Public Offering Of Common Stock And Pre-Funded Warrants

GAITHERSBURG, Md., July 13, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Altimmune, Inc. (Nasdaq: ALT), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it intends to offer and sell, subject to market and other conditions, shares of its common stock in an underwritten public offering and, to certain investors in lieu thereof, pre-funded warrants to purchase shares of its common stock.Altimmune also expects to grant the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 15% of the number of shares of common stock plus the shares of common stock underlying the pre-funded warrants sold in connection with the public offering. All of the securities in the offering will be sold by Altimmune. The offering is subject to market and other conditions, and there can be no assurance as to whether or when the offering may be completed, or as to the actual size or terms of the offering.

Altimmune anticipates using the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes, which may include, but are not limited to, scale up of manufacturing and advanced clinical trials of AdCOVID, a single dose intranasal COVID vaccine candidate; the continued development of ALT-801, its dual GLP-1/glucagon receptor agonist for the treatment of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), including manufacturing and clinical trials; and for capital expenditures and working capital.

Jefferies, Evercore ISI and Piper Sandler are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Roth Capital Partners is acting as co-manager for the offering.

The securities described above are being offered by Altimmune pursuant to a shelf registration statement on Form S-3, including a base prospectus, that was previously filed with and became effective by rule of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on April 12, 2019. A preliminary prospectus supplement and accompanying prospectus related to the offering will be filed with the SEC and will be available on the SEC’s website located at http://www.sec.gov. Copies of the preliminary prospectus supplement and the accompanying prospectus relating to this offering, when available, may be obtained by contacting: Jefferies LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Prospectus Departments, 520 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10022; by phone at (877) 821-7388; or by email at Prospectus_Department@Jefferies.com; Evercore Group L.L.C., Attention: Equity Capital Markets, 55 East 52nd Street, New York, NY 10055, by telephone at (888) 474-0200 or by email at ecm.prospectus@evercore.com; or Piper Sandler & Co., 800 Nicollet Mall, J12S03, Minneapolis, MN, 55402, Attention: Prospectus Department, by telephone at (800) 747-3924 or by email at prospectus@psc.com.

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