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Latham & Watkins Advises Underwriters in Monte Rosa Therapeutics’ IPO

June 24, 2021
Capital markets team represents the underwriters in the offering by the biotechnology company.

Monte Rosa Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company developing a portfolio of novel small molecule precision medicines that employ the body’s natural mechanisms to selectively degrade therapeutically relevant proteins, has announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 11,700,000 shares of common stock at a public offering price of US$19 per share. All of the shares are being offered by Monte Rosa. The shares are expected to begin trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market on June 24, 2021 under the ticker symbol “GLUE.” The gross proceeds of the offering, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other offering expenses payable by Monte Rosa, are expected to be approximately US$222.3 million. The offering is expected to close on June 28, 2021, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions. In addition, Monte Rosa has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,755,000 shares of common stock at the initial public offering price.

Latham & Watkins LLP represents the underwriters in the offering with a capital markets team led by New York partners Nathan Ajiashvili and Alison Haggerty, with New York associates Biagio Marino and Melange Gavin.