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Successful IPO of Y-mAbs Therapeutics increases net asset value per HBM-share by CHF 4.82 (+2.7%)


With Y-mAbs Therapeutics (Nasdaq: YMAB), another privately held portfolio company of HBM Healthcare Investments went public on Friday last week. The company issued 6 million new shares at a price of USD 16.00 per share, raising a total of USD 96 million. Y-mAbs’ share price rose to USD 24.00 (+50%) on the first trading day.

HBM Healthcare Investments invested USD 23.2 million in Y-mAbs in October 2017 and increased the position by a further USD 9.4 million in the IPO. Following the IPO, HBM Healthcare Investments owns 3.1 million shares worth USD 73.8 million, representing an ownership of approximately 9% in the company. The value increase of USD 41.1 million on the Y-mAbs investment raises the net asset value per HBM-share (NAV) by CHF 4.82 (+2.7%).

Y-mAbs is a late-stage clinical biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel, antibody-based therapeutic products for the treatment of cancer. The Company has a broad and advanced product pipeline, including two pivotal-stage product candidates, naxitamab and omburtamab, which target tumors that express GD2 and B7-H3, respectively.


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