Regulatory Story

RNS Number : 4858V
Shield Therapeutics PLC
08 April 2019
 

Shield Therapeutics plc

("Shield" or the "Group")

 

Additional listing

 

London, UK, 8 April 2019: Shield Therapeutics plc (LSE: STX), a commercial stage pharmaceutical company with a focus on addressing iron deficiency with or without anaemia via its lead product Feraccru®, announces that it issued and allotted 123,751 Ordinary Shares of 1.5p each following the exercise of options under The Shield Therapeutics plc 2016 Company Share Option Plan and The Shield Therapeutics plc 2016 Long-Term Incentive Plan.

 

Application has been made to the London Stock Exchange for the New Ordinary Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM. Admission is expected to be effective on 12 April 2019. The Ordinary Shares shall rank pari passu with the existing ordinary shares in the Company.

 

Following admission, the Company's issued share capital will comprise 116,817,798 Ordinary Shares and each Ordinary Share carries one vote.  There are no Ordinary Shares held in treasury and accordingly, the total number of voting rights is 116,817,798. This figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in the Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.

 

 

For further information please contact:

 

Shield Therapeutics plc

www.shieldtherapeutics.com

Carl Sterritt, Chief Executive Officer

+44 (0)20 7186 8500

Tim Watts, Chief Financial Officer




Nominated Advisor and Broker


Peel Hunt LLP


James Steel/Dr Christopher Golden

+44 (0)20 7418 8900



Financial PR & IR Advisor


Walbrook PR

+44 (0)20 7933 8780 or shield@walbrookpr.com

Paul McManus / Helen Cresswell

+44 (0)7980 541 893 / +44 (0)7841 917 679

 

 

About Shield Therapeutics plc

Shield is a de-risked, commercial stage, pharmaceutical company delivering innovative specialty pharmaceuticals to address patients' unmet medical needs.  The Company's clear purpose is to help its patients become people again, by enabling them to enjoy the things that make the difference in their everyday lives.  The Group has a marketed product, Feraccru®, for the treatment of iron deficiency in adults which has exclusive IP rights until the mid-2030s.  Feraccru® is commercialised in the European Union by Norgine BV and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is currently considering a New Drug Application (NDA), with a PDUFA (Prescription Drug User Fee Act) date of 27th July 2019.  For more information please visit www.shieldtherapeutics.com. 

 



 

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements. All statements contained in this press release that do not relate to matters of historical fact should be considered forward-looking statements.  These forward-looking statements are based on management's current expectations and include statements related to the timing of future results of Feraccru trials and the timing and success of the Group's regulatory plans and commercial strategy for Feraccru.  These statements are neither promises nor guarantees, but involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond our control, that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from management's expectations expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, risks associated with the regulatory approval process, the Group's business and results of operations, competition and other market factors.  The forward-looking statements made in this press release represent management's expectations as of the date of this press release, and except as required by law, the Group disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this release, even if subsequent events cause our views to change.

 

 


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