Kempen is pleased to announce that it acted as Co-Manager to argenx in its USD 301 million public offering
argenx is a clinical stage biotechnology company, that develops a deep pipeline of differentiated antibody-based therapeutics for the treatment of severe autoimmune diseases and cancer. It discovers and develops
antibodies through its SIMPLE Antibody™ Platform based on the llama immune system and its three proprietary antibody engineering technologies. argenx’ lead product candidates include efgartigimod (ARGX-113), wich has shown positive Phase 2 proof of concept data for the treatment of autoimmune diseases myasthenia gravis (MG) and immune thrombocytopenia (ITP) and is also in Phase 2 development for autoimmune disease pemphigus vulgaris; and ARGX-110, currently in Phase 1/2 clinical trials for the treatment of hematological cancers, such as T-cell lymphoma and acute myeloid leukemia. Also ARGX-110 has recently shown encouraging safety and efficacy data during an interim analysis of its Phase 1/2 trial. argenx was founded in 2008 and is listed on Euronext Brussels since 2014 and on NASDAQ since May 2017.