Nordic Nanovector ASA: Share capital increase registered
Oslo, Norway, 29 April 2016.
Reference is made to the stock exchange notice published by Nordic Nanovector ASA (the "Company") (OSE: NANO) on 21 April 2016 when the Board of Directors of the Company approved the exercise of options and resolved to increase the Company's share capital by NOK 15,666.60 through the issuance of 78,333 new shares, each at a nominal or par value of NOK 0.20. The share capital increase has been duly registered in the Norwegian Register of Business Enterprises. Following the share capital increase, the Company's registered share capital is NOK 8,919,474.86 divided into 44,597,374 shares, each at a nominal or par value of NOK 0.20.
For further information, please contact:
Tone Kvåle, Chief Financial Officer
Phone: +47 91 51 95 76
About Nordic Nanovector:
Nordic Nanovector is a biotech company focusing on the development and commercialisation of novel targeted therapeutics in haematology and oncology. The Company's lead clinical-stage product opportunity is Betalutin®, the first in a new class of Antibody-Radionclide-Conjugates (ARC) designed to improve upon a complement current options for the treatment of non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (NHL). NHL is an indication with substantial unmet medical need and orphan drug opportunities, representing a growing market worth over USD 12 billion by 2018. Betalutin® comprises a tumour-seeking anti-CD37 antibody (HH1) conjugated to a low intensity radionclide (lutetium-177). The preliminary data has shown promising efficacy and safety profile in an ongoing Phase1/2 study in a difficult-to-treat NHL patient population. The Company is aiming at developing Betalutin® for the treatment of major types of NHL with first regulator submission anticipated in 1H 2019. Nordic Nanovector intends to retain marketing rights and to actively participate in the commercialisation to Betalutin® in core markets, while exploring potential distribution agreements in selected geographies. The Company is committed to developing its ARC pipeline to treat multiple selected cancer indications. Further information about the Company can be found at www.nordicnanovector.com.
This information is subject to duty of disclosure pursuant to Section 5-8 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.