Sumitovant Biopharma and Sumitomo Pharma Announce Offer to Acquire Outstanding Shares of Myovant Sciences

NEW YORK and TOKYO October 2, 2022 — Sumitovant Biopharma Ltd. (“Sumitovant”), in conjunction  with parent company Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd. (“Sumitomo Pharma”), announced today it has  submitted a non-binding proposal (the “Proposal”) to the Audit Committee of the Board of Directors  (the “Audit Committee”) of Myovant Sciences Ltd. (“Myovant”) offering to acquire all outstanding shares  of Myovant not already owned by Sumitovant for $22.75 per share in cash. The proposed transaction, if  completed, would result in Myovant being delisted from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). 

The proposed acquisition consideration represents an equity value for Myovant of $2.4 billion and an  enterprise value of $2.5 billion. The proposed per share consideration represents a premium of  approximately 27% to Myovant’s closing share price on September 30, 2022, and a premium of  approximately 31% to the 60-day volume weighted average price of Myovant’s shares through  September 30, 2022.  

The Proposal is a natural step in the well-established relationship between Sumitovant and Myovant,  and represents an unprecedented opportunity to combine expertise, platforms, and resources to deliver  innovative therapies addressing unmet patient needs in women’s health and prostate cancer. Sumitovant and Sumitomo Pharma have been impressed with the culture and significant  accomplishments of Myovant’s employees. If a transaction is completed, we will continue to provide  support and resources to Myovant to enable achievement of its mission to redefine care for the patients  they so passionately serve. 

Since the investment in Myovant in December 2019, both Sumitovant and Sumitomo Pharma have  enjoyed a collaborative and successful relationship with Myovant that has facilitated the continued  development and commercialization of Orgovyx® and Myfembree®in prostate cancer and women’s  

health in and outside of the U.S. Further, Sumitovant and Sumitomo Pharma believe that the Proposal is  financially compelling and will create significant and immediate value for Myovant’s shareholders.  

The Proposal provides that the proposed transaction will be subject to the approval of the shareholders  of Myovant holding a majority of the shares not owned by Sumitovant.  

In addition, Sumitovant and Sumitomo Pharma informed the Audit Committee in the Proposal that, in  Sumitovant’s capacity as a majority shareholder in Myovant, Sumitovant and Sumitomo Pharma are  interested only in acquiring the shares of Myovant not already owned by Sumitovant and that in such  capacity, Sumitovant has no interest in selling any of the Myovant shares it owns, nor would Sumitovant  support any alternative sale, merger, or similar transaction involving Myovant. 

The Proposal does not create any binding legal obligation between Sumitovant or Sumitomo Pharma and Myovant. Neither Sumitovant, Sumitomo Pharma nor Myovant will have any obligation or liability  to the other with respect to a transaction unless and until definitive transaction documents are  executed and delivered by the parties. 

Advisors 

J.P. Morgan Securities LLC is serving as financial advisor and Sullivan & Cromwell LLP is serving as legal  counsel to Sumitovant and Sumitomo Pharma.

About Sumitovant Biopharma Ltd. 

Sumitovant is a technology-driven biopharmaceutical company accelerating development and  commercialization of new potential therapies for patients with rare conditions and other diseases.  Through our proprietary computing and data platforms, scientific expertise and diverse company  portfolio, Sumitovant has supported development of multiple FDA-approved products and a robust  pipeline of early- through late-stage investigational assets addressing unmet patient needs in pediatrics,  urology, oncology, women’s health, specialty respiratory and infectious diseases. Sumitovant is a wholly  owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Pharma. Please visit our website www.sumitovant.com for more  information on Sumitovant and our portfolio.  

About Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd.  

Sumitomo Pharma is among the top-ten listed pharmaceutical companies in Japan, operating globally in  major pharmaceutical markets, including Japan, the U.S., China, and other Asian countries with about 7,000 employees worldwide. Sumitomo Pharma defines its corporate mission as “To broadly contribute  to society through value creation based on innovative research and development activities for the  betterment of healthcare and fuller lives of people worldwide.” Additional information about Sumitomo  Pharma is available through its corporate website at https://www.sumitomo-pharma.com

Forward Looking Statements 

This press release contains statements regarding the proposed transaction that may be deemed to be  “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of applicable securities laws and Sumitovant and  Sumitomo Pharma may make related oral, forward-looking statements on or following the date hereof.  Forward-looking statements, by their nature, are subject to a variety of inherent risks and uncertainties  that could cause actual results to differ materially from the results projected. Many of these risks and  uncertainties cannot be controlled by Sumitovant and Sumitomo Pharma and include the possibility that  discussions with the Audit Committee may not be successful and the possibility that the proposed  transaction may not be entered into or completed on the terms described in this press release or at all,  including as a result of changes in the business or prospects of Myovant. Any forward-looking  statements in this press release are made only as of the date of this press release. Neither Sumitovant  nor Sumitomo Pharma assumes any obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements  except as required by law. No information contained on any website referenced in this press release is  incorporated by reference herein. 

Additional Information and Where to Find It 

AN AGREEMENT IN RESPECT OF THE PROPOSED TRANSACTION DESCRIBED IN THIS PRESS RELEASE HAS  NOT YET BEEN EXECUTED, AND THIS PRESS RELEASE IS NOT AN OFFER TO PURCHASE OR A SOLICITATION  OF AN OFFER TO SELL ANY SECURITIES. ANY SOLICITATION OR OFFER WILL ONLY BE MADE THROUGH  MATERIALS FILED WITH THE SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION. IF AN AGREEMENT IN RESPECT OF A PROPOSED TRANSACTION IS EXECUTED, EACH STOCKHOLDER OF MYOVANT SHOULD READ THESE  MATERIALS IF AND WHEN THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT  INFORMATION ABOUT THE PROPOSED TRANSACTION. ONCE A FILING IS MADE, SHAREHOLDERS OF  MYOVANT CAN OBTAIN SUCH MATERIALS (WHEN AVAILABLE) FREE OF CHARGE AT THE SECURITIES AND  EXCHANGE COMMISSION’S WEB SITE AT HTTP://WWW.SEC.GOV. 

Media / IR Contacts: 

Sumitovant Biopharma Ltd. 

Maya Frutiger

VP, Head of Corporate Communications  

media@sumitovant.com 

Sumitomo Pharma Co., Ltd. 

Corporate Communications 

TEL: +81-6-6203-1407 (Osaka); +81-3-5205-3725 (Tokyo)

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