July 17, 2017
Securities and Exchange Commission
Division of Corporation Finance
100 F Street, N.E.
Washington, DC 20549
Registration Statement on Form S-1 (File No. 333-218924)
Ladies and Gentlemen:
In accordance with Rule 461 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the Act), we, as representatives of the several underwriters (the Underwriters), hereby join in the request of Calyxt, Inc. with respect to the effective time of the above-referenced Registration Statement so that it will become effective Wednesday, July 19, 2017, at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time, or as soon thereafter as practicable.
In connection with this acceleration request and pursuant to Rule 460 under the Act, please be advised that, during the period from July 10, 2017 to the date of this letter, we have effected approximately the following distribution of copies of the preliminary prospectus, dated July 10, 2017:
|Number of Copies|
Institutions, Brokers and Other
We, the undersigned, as representatives of the several Underwriters, have complied and will comply, and we have been informed by the participating Underwriters that they have complied and will comply, with the requirements of Rule 15c2-8 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
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|Very truly yours,|
CITIGROUP GLOBAL MARKETS INC.
on behalf of themselves and as representatives of the Underwriters
|CITIGROUP GLOBAL MARKETS INC.|
|By:||/s/ Russell Chong|
|By:||/s/ John Haynor|
[Signature Page to Underwriters Acceleration Request Letter]