LOS ANGELES, September 27, 2022 – Leading international law firm Proskauer today announced that it advised Benitec Biopharma (Nasdaq: BNTC) ("Benitec" or "the Company"), a development-stage, gene therapy-focused, biotechnology company, on its recent capital raise.

Benitec develops novel genetic medicines based on a proprietary DNA-directed RNA interference ("ddRNAi") platform. They intend to use the net proceeds from this financing for the clinical development of BB-301, including the natural history lead-in study and the Phase 1b/2a BB-301 treatment study. The financing will also be used for the continued advancement of development activities for other existing and new product candidates as well as for general corporate purposes and for strategic growth opportunities.

The Proskauer team was led by partners Matthew O'Loughlin (M&A and Capital Markets) and Louis Rambo (Capital Markets). It also included partner Malcolm Hochenberg and associate Bowon Koh (Tax); and associates Perry Laub and Wilderness Castillo-Dobson (Capital Markets).

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