Shore Capital acts as Financial Adviser, Nomad and Joint Broker on Amryt Pharma’s acquisition of Aegerion Pharmaceuticals and its $60m fundraise


Shore Capital is pleased to have acted as Financial Adviser, Nominated Adviser and Joint Broker on Amryt Pharma’s $153m acquisition of Aegerion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. along with a fundraise of $60m in new equity raised from new and existing investors. The acquisition of Aegerion, the operating subsidiary of a NASDAQ-listed pharmaceuticals business, constituted a reverse takeover under the AIM Rules for Companies.


Amryt completed the $60 million fundraise by way of the issue of new Ordinary Shares at a price of $1.79 (approximately £1.44) per Ordinary Share to new and existing investors, and certain stakeholders of Aegerion who backstopped the fundraise.


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Shore Capital 

+44 (0) 20 7408 4090


Corporate Advisory: Edward Mansfield / Mark Percy / Daniel Bush / John More

Corporate Broking: Malachy McEntyre / Henry Willcocks

Research: Tara Raveendran


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Adele Gilbert: +44 (0)79 6622 4514   


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