Press Releases

Press Releases

Press Releases

July 19, 2017
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. , July 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 17,968,750 shares common stock at a public offering price of $8.00 per share, including 2,343,750 shares of common stock issued upon full exercise by the
July 13, 2017
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. , July 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 15,625,000 shares common stock at a public offering price of $8.00 per share, for gross proceeds of $125.0 million before underwriting discounts and commissions
June 20, 2017
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. , June 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that it has launched the proposed initial public offering of its common stock. Akcea is offering 9,620,000 shares of common stock and the underwriters will have a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional
May 25, 2017
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Akcea Therapeutics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IONS), today announced the publication in  The New England Journal of Medicine  of key preclinical findings with angiopoietin-like
May 9, 2017
Mr. Fitzgerald Adds Corporate Finance Expertise to Board CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Akcea Therapeutics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IONS), today announced the appointment of Edward Fitzgerald to the
March 30, 2017
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 30, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Akcea Therapeutics, a subsidiary of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IONS), today announced the initiation of a Phase 2b dose-ranging study of AKCEA-APO(a)-L Rx  in patients with hyperlipoproteinemia(a) and
March 28, 2017
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Akcea Therapeutics, a subsidiary of Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IONS), today announced three additions to the company's board of directors: Christopher Gabrieli, partner emeritus of Bessemer Venture Partners. Mr.
March 27, 2017
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. today announced that it has filed a registration statement on Form S-1 with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to a proposed initial public offering of its common stock.
March 6, 2017
77% Mean Triglyceride Reduction in Patients with FCS Reductions in Pancreatitis Events and Abdominal Pain Webcast to Discuss Results March 6, 2017 at 8:30 am ET CARLSBAD, Calif. and CAMBRIDGE, Mass. , March 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Akcea Therapeutics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Ionis
February 16, 2017
 Ionis and Akcea to receive $75 million up-front payment - Deal valued at more than $1 billion   CARLSBAD, Calif. and CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Feb. 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: IONS) and Akcea Therapeutics, a wholly-owned subsidiary