Merus Announces Pricing of Initial Public Offering

Utrecht, The Netherlands — Merus B.V. (“Merus”) today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 5,500,000 common shares at an initial public offering price of $10.00 per share, before underwriting discounts and commissions. All of the common shares are being offered by Merus. In addition, Merus granted the underwriters a 30-day option to purchase up to an additional 825,000 common shares at the initial public offering price. The shares are expected to begin trading on The NASDAQ Global Market on May 19, 2016 under the ticker symbol “MRUS.”

Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and Jefferies LLC are acting as joint book-running managers for the offering, Guggenheim Securities, LLC is acting as lead manager for the offering and Wedbush PacGrow is acting as co-manager for the offering.

A registration statement relating to these securities was declared effective by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission on May 18, 2016. The offering is being made only by means of a prospectus. When available, copies of the final prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained by contacting Citigroup by mail, c/o Broadridge Financial Solutions, at 1155 Long Island Avenue, Edgewood, New York 11717, by telephone at (800) 831-9146, or by email at; or Jefferies LLC by mail at 520 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10022, Attention: Equity Syndicate Prospectus Department, by telephone at (877) 547-6340 or by email at

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy, 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 the registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state or jurisdiction.

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