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Summit Therapeutics Announces Closing of Its U.S. Initial Public Offering

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Summit Therapeutics plc (NASDAQ: SMMT, AIM: SUMM), the drug discovery and development company advancing therapies for Duchenne muscular dystrophy and C. difficile infection, today announced the closing of its initial public offering of 3,450,000 American Depositary Shares (“ADSs”) at a public offering price of $9.90 per ADS, before underwriting discounts and commissions. All of the ADSs in the offering were sold by Summit. In addition, Summit has granted the underwriters an option for a period of 30 days to purchase, at the public offering price less underwriting discounts and commissions, up to an additional 517,500 ADSs to cover any over-allotments. Each ADS represents five ordinary shares of Summit. Summit’s ordinary shares will continue to trade on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange.

JMP Securities and Oppenheimer & Co. acted as joint book-running managers for the offering. Needham & Company acted as lead manager. Copies of the final prospectus relating to this offering may be obtained from JMP Securities LLC, Prospectus Department, 600 Montgomery Street, 10th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94111, telephone: +1 (415) 835-8985; from Oppenheimer & Co. Inc., Syndicate Prospectus Department, 85 Broad Street, 26th Floor, New York, NY 10004, telephone: +1 (212) 667-8563 and from Needham & Company, LLC, Prospectus Department, 445 Park Avenue, 4th floor, New York, NY 10022, telephone: +1 (800) 903-3268.

A registration statement relating to these securities was declared effective by the United States Securities and Exchange Commission on March 4, 2015. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to buy any 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 Summit Therapeutics

Summit is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the discovery, development and commercialization of novel medicines for indications for which there are no existing or only inadequate therapies. Summit is conducting clinical programs focused on the genetic disease Duchenne muscular dystrophy and the infectious disease C. difficile infection.

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