Press release

Oncopeptides AB issues 977 906 shares additionally in connection with offer to acquire shares and listing on Nasdaq Stockholm (the “Offering”)

March 27, 2017


On 26 March 2017, the board of directors of Oncopeptides, pursuant to the request by the Joint Global Coordinators (defined below), resolved to issue 977,906 shares to ABG Sundal Collier AB.  Oncopeptides will thereby be provided with additional funds of approximately SEK 45 million, which means that the Company will have been provided with a total of approximately SEK 695 million through the Offering, before deduction of issue expenses.

After registration of the new shares that will be issued within the scope of the over-allotment option, the number of shares and votes in Oncopeptides will amount to 39,806,021. The subscription price for the new shares is set to SEK 46 per share, the same as the subscription price as in the Offering.
As previously announced, Oncopeptides AB (publ) (“Oncopeptides” or the ”Company”) has committed to issue up to 2,119,565 additional new shares at the request of ABG Sundal Collier AB and Carnegie Investment Bank AB (the “Joint Global Coordinators ”) in order to cover potential over-allotment in relation to the Offering.

For further information, please contact:
Jakob Lindberg, CEO at Oncopeptides
Rein Piir, Head of Investor Relations at Oncopeptides
This information is such that Oncopeptides is obliged to disclose pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was released for public disclosure, through the agency of the contact persons above, on 27 March 2017 at 08.00 a.m. (CET).

About Oncopeptides
Oncopeptides is a research and development stage pharmaceutical company developing drugs for treatment of cancer. Since the founding of the Company in 2000, the Company has focused primarily on the development of the product candidate Ygalo, an innovative peptidase-potentiated alkylator intended for effective and focused treatment of blood-based cancer diseases, and in particular multiple myeloma. Ygalo is intended to demonstrate better results from treatment compared to established alternative drugs in the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma. Ygalo could potentially provide treating physicians with a new treatment option for patients suffering from this severe cancer disease. 

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This announcement is not an offer of securities for sale in the United States. The securities referred to herein may not be sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Oncopeptides AB does not intend to register any of the securities in the United States or to conduct a public offering of the securities in the United States.

This communication does not constitute an offer of the securities to the public in the United Kingdom. No prospectus has been or will be approved in the United Kingdom in respect of the securities. This communication is being distributed to and is directed only at (i) persons who are outside the United Kingdom or (ii) persons who are investment professionals within the meaning of Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the “Order”) and (iii) high net worth entities, and other persons to whom it may lawfully be communicated, falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) of the Order (all such persons together being referred to as “Relevant Persons”). Any investment activity to which this communication relates will only be available to and will only be engaged with, Relevant Persons. Any person who is not a Relevant Person should not act or rely on this document or any of its contents.

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