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Nasdaq Welcomes Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (Nasdaq:KNSA) to The Nasdaq Stock Market

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NEW YORK, May 24, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals, Ltd. (Nasdaq:KNSA), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, visited the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square today for its initial public offering (IPO) on The Nasdaq Stock Market.

Kiniksa is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering, acquiring, developing and commercializing therapeutic medicines for patients suffering from devastating and debilitating diseases with unmet medical need. Formed less than three years ago, the company has rapidly built a pipeline of five product candidates across various stages of development, currently focused on autoinflammatory and autoimmune diseases.

“As it works to develop life-changing therapies for debilitating diseases, Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals represents the kind of ambitious, forward-thinking growth company that embodies the Nasdaq spirit,” said Nelson Griggs, President, Nasdaq Stock Exchange. “We look forward to supporting Kiniksa as it pursues its vision of becoming an industry leader and a fully integrated global pharmaceutical company.”

The information contained above is provided for informational and educational purposes only, and nothing contained herein should be construed as investment advice, either on behalf of a particular security or an overall investment strategy. Information about the company is provided by the company or comes from the company’s public filings and is not independently verified by Nasdaq. Neither Nasdaq nor any of its affiliates makes any recommendation to buy or sell any security or any representation about the financial condition of any company. Statements regarding Nasdaq-listed companies are not guarantees of future performance. Actual results may differ materially from those expressed or implied. Past performance is not indicative of future results. Investors should undertake their own due diligence and carefully evaluate companies before investing. ADVICE FROM A SECURITIES PROFESSIONAL IS STRONGLY ADVISED.

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Media Relations Contact:

Emily Pan

(646) 441-5120

emily.pan@nasdaq.com

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