Dianthus Therapeutics Announces $230 Million Private Placement

Jan 22, 2024

Dianthus Therapeutics, Inc. (“Dianthus” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: DNTH), a clinical-stage biotechnology company dedicated to advancing the next generation of antibody complement therapeutics to treat severe autoimmune diseases, today announced that it has entered into a securities purchase agreement for a private investment in public equity (“PIPE”) financing that is expected to result in gross proceeds of approximately $230 million to the Company, before deducting placement agent fees and offering expenses. The PIPE financing included participation from both new and existing investors, including Bain Capital Life Sciences, RA Capital Management, Avidity Partners, Fairmount, Venrock Healthcare Capital Partners, RTW Investments, Great Point Partners LLC, Octagon Capital, Janus Henderson Investors, Vestal Point Capital, Logos Capital, Catalio Capital Management, Woodline Partners LP, Ally Bridge Group, Tellus BioVentures, StemPoint Capital LP and a large investment management firm.

Pursuant to the terms of the securities purchase agreement, Dianthus is selling an aggregate of 14,500,500 shares of its common stock at a price of $12.00 per share and, in lieu of common stock to certain investors, pre-funded warrants to purchase up to 4,666,332 shares of common stock at a purchase price of $11.999 per pre-funded warrant, which represents the per share purchase price for the common stock less the $0.001 per share exercise price for each pre-funded warrant. The PIPE financing is expected to close on or about January 24, 2024, subject to satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

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