AbCellera Biologics (ABCL)

Filed: 15 Jul 21, 4:31pm


Filed pursuant to Rule 424(b)(3)

Registration No. 333-256998


(To Prospectus Dated June 21, 2021)


AbCellera Biologics Inc.

12,000,000 Common Shares



This prospectus supplement no. 2 supplements the prospectus dated June 21, 2021, relating to the offering and resale of up to 12,000,000 common shares, no par value per share, to be sold by the selling shareholders identified in the prospectus.

This prospectus supplement incorporates into the prospectus the information contained in the attached Current Report on Form 8-K, which was filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on June 21, 2021.

You should read this prospectus supplement in conjunction with the prospectus, including any supplements and amendments thereto. This prospectus supplement is qualified by reference to the prospectus except to the extent that the information in the prospectus supplement supersedes the information contained in the prospectus.

This prospectus supplement is not complete without, and may not be delivered or utilized except in connection with, the prospectus, including any supplements and amendments thereto.

Our securities are currently trading on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the stock symbol ABCL.  

You should carefully consider matters discussed under the caption “Risk Factors” beginning on page 5 of the prospectus.

Neither the Securities and Exchange Commission nor any state securities commission has approved or disapproved of these securities or determined if this prospectus supplement or the prospectus is truthful or complete. Any representation to the contrary is a criminal offense.



The date of this prospectus supplement is July 15, 2021.


















Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): July 13, 2021



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British Columbia




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2215 Yukon Street

Vancouver, BC




 V5Y 0A1

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(604) 559-9005

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Item 8.01 Other Events.

On July 13, 2021, AbCellera Biologics Inc. (the “Company”), issued a press release titled “AbCellera Appoints Neil Berkley as Chief Business Officer.” A copy of the press release is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated by reference herein.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.

(d) Exhibits


Exhibit No.Description

99.1Press Release of AbCellera Biologics Inc. dated July 13, 2021




Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.














Date: July 13, 2021








/s/ Carl L. G. Hansen




Carl L. G. Hansen, Ph.D.




Chief Executive Officer and Director

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Exhibit 99.1


AbCellera Appoints Neil Berkley as Chief Business Officer


VANCOUVER, British Columbia– AbCellera (Nasdaq: ABCL), a technology company with a centralized operating system for next-generation antibody discovery, announced today that Neil Berkley has been appointed as Chief Business Officer (CBO). Mr. Berkley’s role will include leading the strategy and continued growth of AbCellera’s partnership business, which currently includes a diverse portfolio of more than 100 programs with drug developers of all sizes.

“Neil brings a wealth of business development experience that will be instrumental as we continue to execute our long-term strategy of using partnerships to accelerate the development of antibody therapeutics for a wide array of diseases,” said Carl Hansen, Ph.D., CEO of AbCellera. “We are excited to welcome Neil to the team and look forward to his leadership in expanding our commercial reach across the globe.”

Mr. Berkley has more than 20 years of strategic planning and corporate and business development experience across a wide range of transactions and therapeutic indications. He joins AbCellera from Halozyme Therapeutics, where he served as Vice President, Head of Business Development. Mr. Berkley has held leadership roles at Axerovision, COI Pharmaceuticals, Acadia Pharmaceuticals, Cadence Pharmaceuticals, and GSK. He also cofounded Mpex Pharmaceuticals, which was acquired by Aptalis, and Vaxiion, a clinical stage bladder cancer company.  

“AbCellera has established itself both as a technology leader in antibody-based drug discovery and a true innovator in the business of therapeutic development,” said Mr. Berkley. “I am excited to join AbCellera’s leadership team and look forward to forging partnerships across the industry that have the potential to accelerate the delivery of new treatments for people in need.”

Mr. Berkley earned a B.S. in molecular biology from UC San Diego, a M.S. in cellular and molecular biology and an MBA from San Diego State University.

About AbCellera Biologics Inc.

AbCellera is a technology company that searches, decodes, and analyzes natural immune systems to find antibodies that its partners can develop into drugs to prevent and treat disease. AbCellera partners with drug developers of all sizes, from large pharmaceutical to small biotechnology companies, empowering them to move quickly, reduce cost, and tackle the toughest problems in drug development. For more information, visit www.abcellera.com.

AbCellera Forward-looking Statements



This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. The forward-looking statements are based on management’s beliefs and assumptions and on information currently available to management. All statements contained in this release other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements, including statements regarding our ability to develop, commercialize and achieve market acceptance of our current and planned products and services, our research and development efforts, and other matters regarding our business strategies, use of capital, results of operations and financial position, and plans and objectives for future operations.

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Media: Jessica Yingling, Ph.D.; media@abcellera.com, +1(236) 521-6774

Business Development: Neil Berkley; bd@abcellera.com, +1(604) 559-9005

Investor Relations: Melanie Solomon; ir@abcellera.com, +1(778) 729-9116