Company Acceleration Request


222 Jacobs Street, Suite 200

Cambridge, MA 02141


June 29, 2021

United States Securities and Exchange Commission

Division of Corporation Finance

100 F Street, N.E.

Washington, D.C. 20549

Attention: Irene Paik


Re:    Cerevel Therapeutics Holdings, Inc.
   Acceleration Request for Registration Statement on Form S-1
   Filed June 29, 2021
   File No. 333-257505
   Acceleration Request
   Requested Date:    July 1, 2021
   Requested Time:    4:01 p.m., Eastern Time

Ladies and Gentlemen:

Pursuant to Rule 461 under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Act”), Cerevel Therapeutics Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”) hereby requests that the effective date and time of the above-referenced registration statement (the “Registration Statement”) be accelerated to July 1, 2021, at 4:01 p.m., Eastern Time, or as soon thereafter as practicable, unless we or our counsel, Goodwin Procter LLP, request by telephone that such Registration Statement be declared effective at some other time. In making this acceleration request, the Company acknowledges that it is aware of its responsibilities under the Act.

Once the Registration Statement is effective, please orally confirm the event with our counsel, Goodwin Procter LLP by calling Nicole Daley at (617) 570-1354. We also respectfully request that a copy of the written order from the Securities and Exchange Commission verifying the effective date and time of the Registration Statement be sent to our counsel, Goodwin Procter LLP, Attention: Nicole Daley, by email to or by facsimile to (617) 830-0982.

If you have any questions regarding this request, please contact Nicole Daley of Goodwin Procter LLP at (617) 570-1354.


/s/ N. Anthony Coles

N. Anthony Coles
Chief Executive Officer



Kathy Yi, Cerevel Therapeutics Holdings, Inc.

Scott Akamine, Cerevel Therapeutics Holdings, Inc.

Stuart M. Cable, Goodwin Procter LLP

Arthur R. McGivern, Goodwin Procter LLP