Tuebingen, Germany and Houston, TX, July 24, 2023 – Immatics N.V. (NASDAQ: IMTX, “Immatics”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company active in the discovery and development of T cell-redirecting cancer immunotherapies, today announced that Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) has made a $35 million equity investment in Immatics. Bristol Myers Squibb purchased 2,419,818 ordinary shares in a private placement transaction at a subscription price per share of $14.461. Additionally, Bristol Myers Squibb has the right to appoint a member to the Immatics Scientific Advisory Board.
“This investment is further testimony to the strength of the relationship and of our differentiated platform technologies that are the foundation of our TCR-based cell therapies and bispecifics,” commented Harpreet Singh, Ph.D., CEO and Co-Founder of Immatics. “We remain steadfast in our commitment to advancing innovative treatment options for patients in their fight against cancer, and look forward to providing further clinical results in the second half of the year.”
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Immatics combines the discovery of true targets for cancer immunotherapies with the development of the right T cell receptors with the goal of enabling a robust and specific T cell response against these targets. This deep know-how is the foundation for our pipeline of Adoptive Cell Therapies and TCR Bispecifics as well as our partnerships with global leaders in the pharmaceutical industry. We are committed to delivering the power of T cells and to unlocking new avenues for patients in their fight against cancer.
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|Media and Investor Relations Contact|
|Eva Mulder or Charlotte Spitz|
|Phone: +31 6 52 33 15 79|
|Anja Heuer||Jordan Silverstein|
|Senior Director, Corporate Communications||Head of Strategy|
|Phone: +49 89 540415-606||Phone: +1 281 810 7545|
1 Exact price per share $14.4639