Navamedic ASA: Expands distribution of Imdur® to four new European markets

Oslo, 1 March 2017 - Navamedic ASA (OSE: NAVA), the Norwegian medtech and pharmaceutical products company, today announced it is expanding distribution of the angina prevention medicine, Imdur®, to the United Kingdom, Ireland, Malta and Cyprus during the month of March, bringing the distribution to a total of thirteen markets across Europe. Imdur® is part of a strategic partnership with TopRidge Pharma Limited (TopRidge Pharma), under which the product has become Navamedic's largest single brand.

"It is a pleasure to announce that Navamedic is expanding its distribution of Imdur to four additional Europeans markets during the month of March. Navamedic recorded all-time high sales in 2016, largely due to distribution of Imdur commencing in the Nordics, the Netherlands and the Baltic States. We are now looking forward to continued strong performance for the brand in the UK, Ireland, Malta and Cyprus. The new markets are expected to contribute to annual sales of NOK 4-5 million," says Tom Rönnlund, Chief Executive Officer of Navamedic.

Imdur® (isosorbide mononitrate), a prescription pharmaceutical used for prevention of angina pectoris due to heart disease, was first launched in Europe in 1985. Navamedic commenced distribution of the product in the second half of 2016, as part of a strategic partnership and long-term distribution agreement with TopRidge Pharma.

"Imdur is already our largest single brand and showcases the importance of our partnership with TopRidge Pharma, with whom we continuously work to identify drivers for future growth," says Rönnlund.

For further information, please contact:

Tom Rönnlund, CEO, Navamedic
Telephone: +46 727 320 321

Navamedic ASA is a Norwegian medtech and pharmaceutical products company, delivering products to patients, hospitals and pharmacies in the Nordic and Benelux markets. The Group's Medtech business has developed and is currently introducing the next generation of digital urine meter Sippi®. Navamedic's Pharma and Healthcare business is a distributor of products supplied by a number of pharmaceutical manufacturers. Navamedic is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange (ticker: NAVA).