Amwell Announces Closing of Upsized Initial Public Offering and Full Exercise of the Underwriters’ Option to Purchase Additional Shares

Amwell®, a national telehealth leader, today announced the closing of its upsized initial public offering of 47,405,555 shares of its Class A common stock at an initial offering price of $18.00 per share, which includes the full exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase 6,183,333 additional shares of Class A common stock from Amwell and certain stockholders of Amwell (the “Selling Stockholders”). Including the $100 million investment from Google LLC concurrent with the IPO and the option exercise, the aggregate gross proceeds to Amwell were approximately $922 million, and the aggregate gross proceeds to the Selling Stockholders were approximately $31 million, in each case, before deducting underwriting discounts and commissions and other expenses. The shares began trading on The New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “AMWL” on September 17, 2020.

Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC and Piper Sandler acted as lead joint book-running managers for the offering. UBS Investment Bank, Credit Suisse, Cowen and Berenberg acted as bookrunners for the offering.

The offering was made only by means of a prospectus. Copies of the final prospectus relating to the offering may be obtained from Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 180 Varick Street, 2nd Floor, New York, New York 10014 or by e-mail at; Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, Attention: Prospectus Department, 200 West Street, New York, New York 10282, by telephone at (866) 471-2526 or by e-mail at; or Piper Sandler & Co., Attention: Prospectus Department, 800 Nicollet Mall, J12S03, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55402, by telephone at (800) 747-3924 or by e-mail at

In addition to the shares of Class A common stock sold in the initial public offering, Amwell announced the sale of 5,555,555 shares of Class C common stock at a price per share equal to the initial public offering price of its Class A common stock in a concurrent private placement to Google LLC. The sale of Class C common stock will not be registered under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended. The aggregate gross proceeds to Amwell from the concurrent private placement, before deducting expenses payable by Amwell, were $100 million. The concurrent private placement also closed on September 21, 2020.

A registration statement relating to these Class A securities have been filed with, and declared effective by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the “SEC”). This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy these securities, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.

About Amwell
Amwell is a leading telehealth platform in the United States and globally, connecting and enabling providers, insurers, patients, and innovators to deliver greater access to more affordable, higher quality care. Amwell believes that digital care delivery will transform healthcare. The Company offers a single, comprehensive platform to support all telehealth needs from urgent to acute and post-acute care, as well as chronic care management and healthy living. With over a decade of experience, Amwell powers telehealth solutions for over 2,000 hospitals and 55 health plan partners with over 36,000 employers, covering over 80 million lives.

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