The subscription period in Scandion Oncology’s (“Scandion” or the “Company”) rights issue of shares (the “Rights Issue”) ended today, July 1, 2022. The preliminary outcome of Scandion’s Rights Issue of shares of up to SEK 93.7 million indicates that shares, corresponding to approximately 80% of the Rights Issue, were subscribed for, including subscriptions by guarantors. Through the Rights Issue, Scandion raises approx. SEK 75 million before deduction of issue related costs.
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“In the current market environment we are very pleased with securing funding of Scandion, which will put the Company in a strong financial position and enable us to execute on our development plans as described in the prospectus”, says Bo Rode Hansen, President & CEO of Scandion
The Rights Issue comprised a maximum of 10,711,848 ordinary shares. The preliminary outcome of Scandion’s Rights Issue of shares shows that 1,396,886 shares, corresponding to approx. 13% of the Rights Issue, has been subscribed for by exercise of subscription rights (incl. subscription undertakings). Additionally, 55,750 shares, corresponding to approx. 0,5% of the Rights Issue, were subscribed for without preferential rights. 7,118,792 shares, corresponding to approx. 66.5% of the Rights Issue, were subscribed by guarantors. Through the Rights Issue, Scandion raises approx. SEK 75 million before deduction of issue related costs.
Notification regarding allocation
Allocation of shares has been made according to the principles described in the prospectus which was published in conjunction with the Rights Issue. Subscribers who are allocated shares subscribed for without preferential rights will receive an allocation notice in the form of a settlement note. Payment for such shares is to be made according to the instructions on the settlement note.
Number of shares and share capital
When the Rights Issue has been registered with the Danish Business Authority, the total number of shares in Scandion will based on the preliminary outcome amount to 40,706,972 shares and the share capital amount to DKK 2,991,962.4420.
Publication of final outcome
The information above is preliminary, the final outcome of the Rights Issue is expected to be published on July 4, 2022.
Trading in BTA
Trading in BTA (paid subscribed shares) is currently conducted on Nasdaq First North Growth Market Stockholm, which will cease once the issue has been registered with the Danish Business Authority. BTA’s will subsequently be converted into ordinary shares.
Redeye AB acts as financial adviser and Horten Advokatpartnerselskab (as to Danish law) and Advokatfirman Schjødt (as to Swedish law) act as legal advisers in connection with the Rights Issue. Hagberg & Aneborn Fondkommission AB acts as the issuing agent in the Rights Issue.
For further information please contact:
Mads Kronborg, Head of External Communication
Phone: +45 6051 4955
This information is such information as Scandion is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 22:00 CET on July 1, 2022.
Scandion Oncology (Scandion), the Cancer Drug Resistance Company, discovers and develops first-in-class medicines aimed at treating cancer which is resistant to current treatment options. We are at the forefront of this field, developing novel medicines that address cancer’s resistance against treatment. Our aim is to make existing cancer treatments work better and longer, thereby potentially prolonging and improving the life of patients who would otherwise have a high risk of dying from their cancer.
Globally, close to 10 million patients die every year from cancer and approximately 90 percent of all cancer related deaths are due to cancer drug resistance. Our medicines could be relevant in several different cancers. That makes both our medical and commercial potential significant.
Scandion is based in Copenhagen and its lead candidate, SCO-101, is currently being studied in clinical phase I and II trials. The company is listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market Sweden (ticker: SCOL).
Västra Hamnen Corporate Finance is the Company’s certified advisor on Nasdaq First North Growth Market and can be reached at email@example.com or +46 (0) 40 200 250.
The information in this press release does not contain or constitute an offer to acquire, subscribe or otherwise trade in shares or other securities in Scandion. No action has been taken and measures will not be taken to permit a public offering in any jurisdictions other than Denmark and Sweden.
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