Vir Biotechnology Announces Pricing Of Public Offering Of Common Stock

SAN FRANCISCO, July 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Vir Biotechnology, Inc. (Nasdaq: VIR), a clinical-stage immunology company focused on treating and preventing serious infectious diseases, today announced the pricing of its previously announced underwritten public offering of 7,142,857 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $42.00 per share. The gross proceeds to Vir from the offering before deducting the underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses, are expected to be approximately $300.0 million. The offering is expected to close on July 10, 2020, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions. In addition, Vir has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to 1,071,428 additional shares of its common stock.

Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, BofA Securities, Cowen and Barclays are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering. Needham & Company is acting as lead-manager for the offering.

Registration statements relating to these securities have been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and became effective on July 7, 2020. The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the final prospectus related to the offering may be obtained, when available, from Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, NY 10282, by telephone at (866) 471-2526, or by email at; BofA Securities, NC1-004-03-43, 200 North College Street, 3rd Floor, Charlotte, NC 28255-0001, Attention: Prospectus Department, or by email at; Cowen and Company, LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, Attention: Prospectus Department, by email at, or by telephone at (833) 297-2926; or Barclays Capital Inc., c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, Attention: Prospectus Department, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, by telephone at (888) 603-5847, or by email at

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