Nordic Nanovector ASA: Increase of share capital

Oslo, Norway, 7 May 2020  

Three of the board members of Nordic Nanovector ASA (the "Company"), Gisela Schwab, Joanna Horobin and Jean-Pierre Bizzari have resolved to settle a total number of 9,761 RSUs. The RSU’s were issued to them in May 2019 after they had elected to receive all or part of their remuneration for the period from the annual general meeting in 2019 to the annual general meeting in 2020 in RSUs. In addition, board member Hilde Steineger has resolved to settle a total number of 8,818 RSUs previously issued as remuneration under the RSU-program. Each RSU gives the right to subscribe for one share in the Company at a subscription price of NOK 0.20.

The Board of Directors of the Company has, to fulfil the Company's obligations under the RSU agreements, resolved to issue 18,579 new shares at a subscription price of NOK 0.20 per share giving a total subscription amount of NOK 3,715.80. The shares are issued pursuant to the authorisation granted to the Board of Directors at the annual general meeting held on 25 April 2019. Subsequent to the issuance of the new shares, the Company's share capital will be NOK 13,232,388.40 divided into 66,161,942 shares, each with a nominal value of NOK 0.20.

Gisela Schwab, Joanna Horobin and Jean-Pierre Bizzari have subscribed for 2,331 new shares, 4,953 new shares and 2,477 new shares respectively. The three board members will following issuance of the new shares, have the following holding of shares and RSUs in the Company:

Name Total number of RSUs Total number of shares
Gisela Schwab 0 18,063
Joanna Horobin 0 13,810
Jean-Pierre Bizzari 0 9,022
Hilde Steineger 11,960 9,568

For further information, please contact:

Malene Brondberg, CFO
Cell: +44 7561 431 762

About Nordic Nanovector:

Nordic Nanovector is committed to develop and deliver innovative therapies to patients to address major unmet medical needs and advance cancer care. The Company aspires to become a leader in the development of targeted therapies for haematological cancers.

Nordic Nanovector's lead clinical-stage candidate is Betalutin®, a novel CD37-targeting antibody-radionuclide-conjugate designed to advance the treatment of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL). NHL is an indication with substantial unmet medical need, representing a growing market forecast to be worth nearly USD 29 billion by 2026. Nordic Nanovector retains global marketing rights to Betalutin® and intends to actively participate in the commercialisation of Betalutin® in the US and other major markets.

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This information is subject to a duty of disclosure pursuant to Sections 4-2 and 5-12 of the Securities Trading Act.