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Oculis and European Biotech Acquisition Corp. Announce Business Combination Agreement

London – October 25, 2022 – Cooley served as US legal counsel to Oculis in its business combination with European Biotech Acquisition Corp. Partners Michal Berkner, Div Gupta, Ryan Sansom and Aaron Pomeroy led the Cooley team.

The new company will be known as Oculis Holding, and it is expected to have a post-transaction enterprise value of approximately $220 million and a cash balance exceeding $200 million, including a gross private investment in public equity (PIPE) and private investment of close to $80 million.

Oculis is a global biopharmaceutical company purposefully driven to save sight, improve eye care and address medical needs with breakthrough innovations. Headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, with operations in Europe, the US and China, Oculis is led by an experienced management team that has an extensive track record and is supported by leading international healthcare investors.

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Related Contacts
Michal Berkner  Partner London
Ryan Sansom  Partner Boston
Div Gupta  Partner New York
Aaron Pomeroy  Partner Colorado
Alexander Lee  Partner Los Angeles – Santa Monica, Los Angeles – Downtown
Elizabeth Anne Wright  Partner Brussels
Patrick Van Eecke  Partner Brussels
Matthew Pavao  Partner Boston
Natasha Leskovsek  Of Counsel Washington, DC
Bronwyn L. Roberts  Special Counsel Boston
Jarrett Burks  Associate London
Eashaa Parekh  Associate New York
Jennifer Shanley  Special Counsel New York
Vlad Herta  Associate London
Calvin Lee  Associate New York
Katie Kazem  Partner Reston
Rick Jantz  Associate Los Angeles – Santa Monica, Los Angeles – Downtown
Yasmin Roland  Associate Brussels
Ryan Sonberg  Associate Boston
Rita Sobral  Associate London
Alexander Wenzel  Associate Brussels
Claire Metcalfe  Associate Boston
Jessica Koffel  Associate Brussels