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Latham & Watkins Advises on Rocket Pharmaceuticals’ Public Offering of Common Stock

October 4, 2022
Firm represents the underwriters in the offering by the late-stage biotechnology company.

Rocket Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: RCKT), a leading late-stage biotechnology company advancing an integrated and sustainable pipeline of investigational genetic therapies for rare childhood disorders with high unmet need, has announced the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 6,800,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $14.75 per share. The gross proceeds to Rocket from the offering, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and offering expenses, are expected to be $100.3 million. All shares in the offering are to be sold by Rocket. In addition, Rocket has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 1,020,000 shares of its common stock. The offering is expected to close on or about October 6, 2022, subject to customary closing conditions.

Latham & Watkins LLP represents the underwriters in the offering with a corporate deal team led by New York partner Nathan Ajiashvili and New York counsel Lindsey Mills, with associates Egzon Sulejmani, and Jie Lin Nai.