BioCryst Reports Inducement Grants Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)

June 4, 2024

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., June 04, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioCryst Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: BCRX) today announced that the compensation committee of BioCryst’s board of directors granted 10 newly-hired employees stock options to purchase an aggregate of 74,875 shares, and restricted stock units (RSUs) covering an aggregate of 39,050 shares, of BioCryst common stock. The options and RSUs were granted as of May 31, 2024, as inducements material to each employee entering into employment with BioCryst. The options and RSUs were granted in accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4).

The options have an exercise price of $6.46 per share, which is equal to the closing price of BioCryst common stock on the grant date. For nine of the employees, the options and RSUs vest in four equal annual installments beginning on the one-year anniversary of the grant date, in each case subject to the new employee’s continued service with the company. For the new director, global revenue accounting, 50 percent of the options and RSUs vest on the first anniversary of the grant, and the remainder will vest in two equal annual installments, beginning on the second anniversary of the grant, subject to the new employee’s continued service with the company. Each stock option has a 10-year term. The options and RSUs are subject to the terms and conditions of BioCryst’s Inducement Equity Incentive Plan and a stock option agreement or restricted stock unit agreement, as applicable, covering the grant.

About BioCryst Pharmaceuticals
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals is a global biotechnology company with a deep commitment to improving the lives of people living with complement-mediated and other rare diseases. BioCryst leverages its expertise in structure-guided drug design to develop first-in-class or best-in-class oral small-molecule and protein therapeutics to target difficult-to-treat diseases. BioCryst has commercialized ORLADEYO® (berotralstat), the first oral, once-daily plasma kallikrein inhibitor, and is advancing a pipeline of small-molecule and protein therapies. For more information, please visit or follow us on LinkedIn.


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