Akoya Biosciences, Inc
Canaccord Genuity acts as Joint Bookrunning Manager for upsized $151.3 million initial public offering of common stock by Akoya Biosciences, Inc.
Canaccord Genuity is pleased to announce that on April 20, 2021, it completed an upsized initial public offering of common stock for Akoya Biosciences, Inc. (NASDAQ: AKYA) (the “Company”). The Company issued a total of 7,567,000 shares of its common stock at a price to the public of $20.00 per share, at the top of the filling range of $18.00 to $20.00, and includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ overallotment option. The gross proceeds to the Company, before deducting the underwriting discounts and commissions and estimated offering expenses, were approximately $151.3 million. The Company intends to use the net proceeds from the offering to expand its commercial operations to grow and support the installed base of its instruments among life sciences research customers, fund the Company’s research and development efforts to expand the applications of its current instruments and to create enhanced products with the Company’s platform of technologies and for working capital and general corporate purposes. The Company may also use a portion of the net proceeds for acquisitions of, or strategic investments in, complementary businesses, products, services or technologies.
Canaccord Genuity acted as Joint Bookrunning Manager for the offering.
Akoya Biosciences, Inc. develops comprehensive single-cell imaging solutions that allow researchers to phenotype cells with spatial context and visualize how they organize and interact to influence disease progression and treatment response. Akoya’s spatial biology solutions measure cells and proteins by providing biomarker data in its spatial context while preserving tissue integrity.
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