Baxalta Announces Pricing of Secondary Offering of Common Stock


BANNOCKBURN, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Baxalta Incorporated (NYSE: BXLT) announced today the pricing of its previously announced secondary public offering of 37,573,040 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $39.50 per share. Baxalta is not selling any shares and will not receive any proceeds from the sale of the shares in the offering or the debt-for-equity exchange (as described below). The offering is expected to close on February 2, 2016, subject to customary closing conditions.

Baxter International Inc., Baxalta’s former parent company (“Baxter”), has exchanged the shares of Baxalta common stock to be sold in the offering for indebtedness of Baxter held by Chase Lincoln First Commercial Corporation (“Chase Lincoln”), an affiliate of the underwriter in the offering. Following the debt-for-equity exchange and offering, Baxter’s retained ownership stake in Baxalta will be reduced from approximately 19.4% to 13.9%. Chase Lincoln, as selling shareholder, is selling these shares of Baxalta common stock to the underwriter in connection with the public offering.

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC is acting as the sole underwriter for the offering.

The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. A copy of the prospectus related to the offering may be obtained from: J.P. Morgan Securities LLC, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, NY 11717, or by calling toll-free at (866) 803-9204. You may also obtain a copy of the prospectus, without charge, by visiting the SEC’s website at

A registration statement on Form S-1 relating to these securities has been filed with, and declared effective by, the Securities and Exchange Commission. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About Baxalta

Baxalta Incorporated (NYSE: BXLT) is a global biopharmaceutical company developing, manufacturing and commercializing therapies for orphan diseases and underserved conditions in hematology, oncology and immunology. Launched in 2015 following its separation from Baxter, Baxalta’s therapies are available in more than 100 countries.

Source: Baxalta Incorporated

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