Yorkville Advisors Global subscribe for 158,730 shares in Aptahem by converting convertibles
On 26 June 2018, Aptahem (publ) signed an issuance agreement with YA II PN Ltd, a fund represented by the United States-based Yorkville Advisors Global ("Yorkville"), which describes the terms of issuance of and subscription to notes convertible into new shares in Aptahem (the "Yorkville Agreement").
The first tranche of 25 convertibles under the Yorkville Agreement was issued by Aptahem's board on 26 June 2018 for a total value of SEK 2.5 million. On September 13, 2018, Yorkville called for conversion of two of these convertibles for subscription of 158,730 shares in Aptahem. The conversion price per share amounts to SEK 1.89, which corresponds to 90% of the lowest daily volume weighted average price for Aptahem's share over the five trading days prior to the date of conversion. Through the conversion, the company's share capital increases by SEK 36,075.0001455 to SEK 3,604,953.65094 and the number of shares in the company increases by 158,730 to 15,861,796.
For further information:
Mikael Lindstam, CEO, Aptahem AB
Tel: + 46 (0)766-33 36 99
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Aptahem AB (APTA) is a biotechnology company that develops aptamer-based pharmaceuticals for the treatment of life-threatening conditions in which a combination of coagulation and inflammation are involved. The company’s primary pharmaceutical candidate, Apta-1, is being developed with the aim of preventing the high mortality rate caused by organ and tissue damage in sepsis patients, among others. The company possesses patent protection in strategic target markets and actively seeks business development opportunities with potential collaborators.