Verona Pharma plc Announces Closing of Upsized Underwritten Public Offering, Including Full Exercise of Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional ADSs

LONDON and RALEIGH, N.C., Aug. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Verona Pharma plc (Nasdaq: VRNA) (“Verona Pharma” or the “Company”), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on respiratory diseases, announced today the closing of its upsized public offering of 14,260,000 American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”), each representing eight ordinary shares of Verona Pharma, nominal value £0.05 per share, at a price to the public of $10.50 per ADS, which includes the exercise in full by the underwriters of their option to purchase an additional 1,860,000 ADSs. The aggregate gross proceeds from the offering were approximately $150 million before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses payable by Verona Pharma. All ADSs in the offering were offered by Verona Pharma.

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