BioCryst reports inducement grants under Nasdaq listing rule
BioCryst Pharmaceuticals announced that the compensation committee of BioCryst's board of directors granted five newly-hired employees options to purchase an aggregate of 217,500 shares of BioCryst common stock on October 31, 2019 as inducements material to each employee entering into employment with BioCryst. The options were granted in accordance with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5635(c)(4). The options have an exercise price of $2.00 per share, which is equal to the closing price of BioCryst common stock on the last business day prior to the grant date. The options vest in four equal annual installments beginning on the one-year anniversary of the grant date, in each case subject to the new employee's continued service with the company. Each stock option has a 10-year term and is subject to the terms and conditions of BioCryst's Inducement Equity Incentive Plan and a stock option agreement covering the grant.