Lowenstein represented Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBPH) (Spring Bank), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for oncology and inflammatory diseases, in the completion of its business combination with F-star Therapeutics Limited (F-star), in which Spring Bank acquired all of the outstanding share capital of F-star in exchange for newly issued shares of Spring Bank in a share exchange conducted under English law.

The corporate name of Spring Bank has changed from "Spring Bank Pharmaceuticals, Inc." to "F-star Therapeutics, Inc.” F-star’s shareholders now own approximately 53.7 percent of the combined company, and Spring Bank stockholders now own approximately 46.3 percent of the combined company.

The deal team consisted of John D. “Jack” Hogoboom, Daniel C. Porco, Madeline Roe, Andrew E. Graw, Brian A. Silikovitz, Robert J. Paradiso, James C. Shehan, Bryan Sterba, Bettina C. Elstroth and Keith Janowitz.

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