Amryt Pharma’s Acquisition of Chiasma

Goodwin Procter LLP advised Chiasma, Inc. on the deal.

Chiasma, Inc. (Nasdaq: CHMA) announced its definitive agreement to be acquired by Amryt Pharma plc (Nasdaq: AMYT, AIM: AMYT) in an all-stock combination.

Chiasma is a commercial stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing oral therapies to improve the lives of patients who face challenges associated with their existing treatments for rare and serious chronic diseases.

Amryt is a global, commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to acquiring, developing and commercializing novel treatments for rare diseases.

Under the terms of the transaction, each share of Chiasma common stock issued and outstanding prior to the consummation of the transaction will be exchanged for 0.396 Amryt American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”), each representing five Amryt ordinary shares. As of the close of trading on May 4, 2021 Amryt’s ordinary shares on AIM were £2 ($2.78) per share and Amryt’s ADS’s on Nasdaq were $12.95 (£9.31) per ADS.

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Law Firms: Goodwin Procter;

Clients: Chiasma, Inc;

Author: Martina Bellini