89bio Announces Pricing of Upsized Public Offering of Common Stock.

89bio, Inc., a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of liver and cardio-metabolic diseases, today announced the pricing of an upsized underwritten public offering of 3,300,000 shares of its common stock at a public offering price of $28.00 per share. 3,025,000 shares are being offered by 89bio, and 275,000 shares are being offered by a selling stockholder. The gross proceeds of the offering to 89bio, before deducting the underwriting discount and other offering expenses payable by 89bio, are expected to be approximately $84.7 million.  In addition, 89bio has granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 495,000 shares of common stock, at the public offering price, less the underwriting discounts and commissions. 89bio will not receive any proceeds from the sale of shares of the company’s common stock by the selling stockholder. The offering is expected to close on September 21, 2020, subject to the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

BofA Securities, SVB Leerink and RBC Capital Markets are acting as lead book-running managers for the offering. Raymond James is also acting as a book-running manager for the offering. BTIG, LLC is acting as co-manager for the offering.

The registration statement relating to these securities became effective on September 16, 2020. The offering is being made solely by means of a prospectus. Copies of the prospectus related to the offering, when available, may be obtained from BofA Securities, Attention: Prospectus Department, NC1-004-03-43, 200 North College Street, 3rd Floor, Charlotte, North Carolina 28255-0001, or by email at dg.prospectus_requests@bofa.com; SVB Leerink LLC, Attention: Syndicate Department, One Federal Street, 37th Floor, Boston, Massachusetts 02110, or by telephone at (800) 808-7525, ext. 6132, or by email at syndicate@svbleerink.com; RBC Capital Markets LLC, Attention: Equity Syndicate Department, 200 Vesey Street, 8th Floor, New York, New York 10281, or by telephone at (877) 822-4089, or by email at equityprospectus@rbccm.com; or Raymond James & Associates, Inc., Attention: Equity Syndicate, 880 Carillon Parkway, St. Petersburg, Florida 33716, or by telephone at (800) 248-8863, or by email at prospectus@raymondjames.com.

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, 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 89bio

89bio is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative therapies for the treatment of liver and cardio-metabolic diseases. The company’s lead product candidate, BIO89-100, is a specifically engineered glycoPEGylated analog of FGF21. BIO89-100 is being developed for the treatment of nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH) and severe hypertriglyceridemia (SHTG). 89bio is headquartered in San Francisco with operations in Herzliya, Israel.

Investor Contact:
Ryan Martins
Chief Financial Officer
investors@89bio.com

Media Contact:
Lori Rosen
LDR Communications
917-553-6808
lori@ldrcommunications.com

See Campaign: http://89bio.com
Contact Information:
Ryan Martins
Chief Financial Officer
investors@89bio.com

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Contact Information:

Ryan Martins
Chief Financial Officer
investors@89bio.com

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