Science 37, Inc. and LifeSci Acquisition II Corp. have announced today that they have entered into a business combination agreement. Upon closing of the proposed transaction, the combined company will operate as Science 37 and is expected to be listed on the NASDAQ under the sticker symbol “SNCE”.
The transaction values Science 37 at a total enterprise value of approximately $1.05 billion and a fully distributed equity value of approximately $1.3 billion at signing, excluding any contingent consideration. The transaction also includes up to $125 million of additional contingent consideration to existing shareholders of Science 37 subject to the achievement of certain aftermarket stock price targets.
The transaction has been unanimously approved by each of LifeSci’s and Science 37’s Board of Directors. The proposed transaction is subject to the approval of LifeSci and Science 37 stockholders and the satisfaction or waiver of other customary conditions, including a registration statement being declared effective by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and is expected to close in the third quarter of 2021.
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