Thursday, October 14, 2021

Equity Corporate Actions Alert #2021 - 223
Information Regarding the Spin-Off/Distribution for bluebird bio, Inc. (BLUE)

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On October 8, 2021, bluebird bio, Inc. (BLUE) announced, subject to SEC effectiveness, a spin-off of 2seventy bio, Inc. The EX distribution when-issued market of bluebird bio, Inc. Common Stock (BLUEV) and the when-issued market for 2seventy bio, Inc. Common Stock (TSVTV) are anticipated to begin trading on Nasdaq on October 18, 2021. The details for the spin-off and when-issued markets are as follows:

Parent Company/Issue: bluebird bio, Inc. Common Stock
CUSIP: 09609G100
Symbol: BLUE
Record Date: October 19, 2021
Payment Date: November 4, 2021
EX Date: November 5, 2021; subject to SEC effectiveness
Due Bill Redemption Date: November 8, 2021
Ratio of Spin-Off/ Distribution:
One share of 2seventy bio, Inc. Common Stock for each three (3) shares held.

An EX distribution when issued market will be established for bluebird bio, Inc. Trades in the EX distribution when issued market will not carry due-bills for the spin off/distribution. The details for the EX distribution when-issued market are as follows:

Symbol: BLUEV
CUSIP: 09609G118
First Trade Date: October 18, 2021
Suspension Date: November 5, 2021
Settlement Date: November 9, 2021

A when-issued market will be established for the shares of 2seventy bio, Inc. (TSVTV). The symbol will change to TSVT on November 5, 2021. The details for the when issued market are as follows:

Symbol: TSVTV
CUSIP: 901384107
First Trade Date: October 18, 2021
Regular Way Trading Begins: November 5, 2021
Settlement Date: November 9, 2021

For information regarding this announcement, contact Nasdaq Corporate Data Operations at +1 877 308 0523.

If you would like to register as a market maker in BLUEV or TSVTV contact Nasdaq Trading Services at +1 212 231 5100.


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