NeuroVive announces the intention to raise additional capital through a private placement

NeuroVive Pharmaceutical AB (publ) (”NeuroVive” or the “Company”, OMX:NVP) today announces that the Company intends to raise new equity through a private placement directed towards qualified institutional investors. The Company intends to effect the private placement at a share volume and a price per share to be determined through an accelerated bookbuilding process. The Board of Directors will disapply the preferential subscription rights of existing shareholders in connection with the intended capital increase, which will take place within the limits of the authorization from the Annual General Meeting on March 30, 2015.The bookbuilding process will end before the commencement of trading on Nasdaq Stockholm on May 8, 2015.

The proceeds from the private placement will primarily be used for the preparation of CicloMulsion®’s clinical trial in the US and commercialization in Europe. A minor share of the proceeds will be allocated to the pre-clinical program for NVP019 and preparing for the first human dose.

The reasons for the deviation from the shareholders’ pre-emptive rights are that the Board of the Company deems it beneficial for the Company and the shareholders to expand the Company´s institutional and international shareholder base but also to capitalize on the opportunity to raise new capital on for the Company favorable terms.

The Company will announce the results of the placing as soon as possible after closing of the bookbuilding.

About NeuroVive
NeuroVive Pharmaceutical AB (publ), the mitochondrial medicine company, is developing a portfolio of products to treat acute cardiovascular and neurological conditions through mitochondrial protection. These medical conditions are characterized by a pressing medical need and have no approved pharmaceutical treatment options at present. NeuroVive’s products CicloMulsion® (myocardial infarct) and NeuroSTAT® (traumatic brain injury) are currently being evaluated in phase III and phase II studies, respectively. NeuroVive’s research programs also include development of treatments against brain injury in stroke patients, and drug substances for cellular protection and treatment of mitochondrial disorders causing energy deficiency. NeuroVive’s shares are listed on Nasdaq, Stockholm, Sweden.

For Investor Relations and media questions, please contact:
Ingmar Rentzhog, Laika Consulting, Tel: +46 (0)46 275 62 21 or ir@neurovive.se
It is also possible to arrange an interview with NeuroVive’s COO Jan Nilsson that is in charge of the transaction or CEO Mikael Brönnegård at the above contact.

NeuroVive Pharmaceutical AB (publ)
Medicon Village, SE-223 81 Lund, Sweden
Tel: +46 (0)46 275 62 20 (switchboard), Fax: +46 (0)46 888 83 48
info@neurovive.se, 
www.neurovive.se

NeuroVive Pharmaceutical AB (publ) is required to publish the information in this news release under The Swedish Securities Market Act. The information was submitted for publication on 7 May 2015, at 5.31 p.m. CET.

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The securities have not been and will not be registered under the Securities Act or securities legislation in any state or other jurisdiction in the US and may not be offered or sold, directly or indirectly, in or into the US, except pursuant to an available exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act and in compliance with the securities laws of any state or other jurisdiction of the US.

Forward-looking statements
This press release contain certain forward-looking statements that reflect the Company’s current view and expectations of future events and financial and operational performance, including statements regarding the directed share issue and statements regarding guidance, planning, outlook and strategies. Words such as "intends", "anticipates", "expects", "plan", “can” or similar expressions regarding indications or predictions of future developments or trends, and are not based on historical facts, constitute forward-looking information. Although the Company believes that these statements are based upon reasonable assumptions and expectations, the Company cannot guarantee that such statements will be realized. Forward-looking statements are inherently associated with both known and unknown risks and uncertainties and future results or developments may differ materially from those set forth in forward-looking information. Forward-looking statements in the press release are only valid on the date of the press release and are subject to change without notice. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements as a result of new information or future events, other than as required by applicable law or stock market regularization.

NeuroVive Pharmaceutical AB (publ) - the mitochondrial medicine company. The company is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm, Small Cap, under the ticker symbol NVP. The share is also traded on the OTC market in the US. NeuroVive Pharmaceutical (OTC: NEVPF) trades on the OTC Grey Market. Investors can find Real-Time quotes and market information for the company at www.otcmarkets.com/stock/NEVPF/quote 


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NeuroVive Pharmaceutical AB is a leader in mitochondrial medicine, with one project in clinical phase II development for the prevention of moderate to severe traumatic brain injury (NeuroSTAT®) and one project in clinical phase I (KL1333) for genetic mitochondrial diseases. The R&D portfolio also consists of projects for genetic mitochondrial disorders, cancer and NASH. The company advances drugs for rare diseases through clinical development into the market. For projects for common indications the goal is out-licensing in the preclinical phase. A subset of compounds under NeuroVive’s NVP015 program has been licenced to Fortify Therapeutics, a BridgeBio company, for local treatment development of Leber’s Hereditary Optic Neuropathy (LHON). NeuroVive is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm, Sweden (ticker: NVP). The share is also traded on the OTCQX Best Market in the US (OTC: NEVPF). www.neurovive.com

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