PGVinvest AB invests in Diamyd Medical

Diamyd Medical today announced that the investment company PGVinvest AB has acquired 953,333 series B unit rights and 46,667 series B shares in Diamyd Medical from Anders Essen-Möller, major owner of Diamyd Medical. All unit rights and shares were taken from an endowment insurance, meaning that the holding specified for Essen-Möller in the published prospectus remains unchanged.

Anders Essen-Möller has announced that the entire sales proceeds will be used as part of Essen-Möller’s forthcoming investment in Diamyd Medical’s impending rights issue.

About Diamyd Medical
Diamyd Medical is dedicated to finding a cure for diabetes and other serious inflammatory diseases through pharmaceutical development and investments in stem cell and medical technology.

Diamyd Medical develops the diabetes vaccine Diamyd®, an antigen-specific immunotherapy based on the exclusively licensed GAD-molecule. Five clinical studies are ongoing with Diamyd®. GABA constitutes alongside with the diabetes vaccine a key asset in Diamyd Medical and the Company uses its GABA in-licensed technology to develop a proprietary GABA drug product. Diamyd Medical is one of the major shareholders in the stem cell company NextCell Pharma AB. Diamyd Medical also has holdings in the medtech company Companion Medical, Inc., San Diego, USA and in the gene therapy company Periphagen, Inc., Pittsburgh, USA.

Diamyd Medical’s B-share is traded on Nasdaq Stockholm First North under the ticker DMYD B. FNCA Sweden AB is the Company’s Certified Adviser.

For further information, please contact:
Ulf Hannelius, President and CEO
Phone: +46 736 35 42 41
E-mail: ulf.hannelius@diamyd.com

Diamyd Medical AB (publ)
Kungsgatan 29, SE-111 56 Stockholm, Sweden. Phone: +46 8 661 00 26, Fax: +46 8 661 63 68
E-mail: info@diamyd.com. Reg. no.: 556242-3797. Website: www.diamyd.com .

This information is information that Diamyd Medical AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. This is an English translation of information that was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 16:45 CET on May 8, 2017.

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Diamyd Medical is a Swedish diabetes company dedicated to finding a cure for autoimmune diabetes through pharmaceutical development and investments in stem cell- and medical technology.

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