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PUBLICATION IN APPLICATION OF ARTICLE 15 OF THE BELGIAN TRANSPARENCY LAW OF MAY 2, 2007
Acacia Pharma Group plc
Admission to trading on Euronext Brussels
Cambridge, UK and Indianapolis, USA – February 23, 2021, 08:00 CET: Acacia Pharma Group plc (“Acacia Pharma“or”Company”) (EURONEXT: ACPH), a biopharmaceutical company in the commercial phase focused on the development and commercialization of new products to improve the care of patients undergoing severe medical treatments, such as surgery, invasive procedures or chemotherapy, announces that, following the announcements of February 18, 2021 and February 19, 2021 in relation to the placement of new common shares in the Company (the “New Common Shares“) through an accelerated bookbuild offering (the“Placing”), 10,000,000 New Common Shares were issued and admitted to trading on the regulated market of Euronext Brussels.
New Common Shares issued pursuant to the Placement have the same rights and benefits as, and classify passi passu in all respects with the existing Common Shares.
After the issue of the New Common Shares, on February 23, 2021, the Company’s total issued share capital amounts to £ 1,993,789.02, represented by 99,689,451 common shares with one vote per share. The Company has no common shares in treasury and has not issued any other securities with voting rights. Therefore, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 99,689,451. This number represents the denominator for the purposes of notifications under the transparency regulations.
Based on this information, the Company’s shareholders can check whether they are above or below one of the limits of 5%, 10%, 15%, 20% and so on, in multiples of five, of the total voting rights, and whether there is, therefore, an obligation to disclose that they have reached, exceeded or fallen below any of these limits under the Belgian Transparency Act of 2 May 2007. Notifications of important entries must be sent by email for Acacia Pharma, to the attention of Ali Elsley in AliElsley@acaciapharma.com, as well as for the Belgian Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA), in firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Company has a total of 2,437,960 outstanding options and 2,861,500 Units of Restricted Shares, for the benefit of current and former employees and managers of the group, granting the right to subscribe a maximum total of 5,299,460 new common shares , each conferring a voting right.
Acacia Pharma Group plc
Media in Belgium and the Netherlands
Acacia Pharma Group plc
The Officers ’Mess, Royston Road, Duxford, Cambridge, CB22 4QH, United Kingdom
Company number 9759376
About Acacia Pharma
Acacia Pharma is a hospital pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of new products that aim to improve the care of patients undergoing significant treatments, such as surgeries, other invasive procedures or cancer chemotherapy. The company identified important and commercially attractive unmet needs in those areas that its product portfolio aims to meet.
Acacia Pharma’s first product, BARHEMSYS® (amisulpride injection) is marketed in the USA for the treatment of postoperative nausea and vomiting (PONV).
BYFAVO ™ (remimazolam) for injection, a very fast onset / compensation IV benzodiazepine sedative has been approved and launched in the USA for use during adult invasive medical procedures lasting 30 minutes or less, such as colonoscopy and bronchoscopy. BYFAVO is licensed by Paion UK Limited for the US market.
APD403 (intravenous and oral amisulpride), a selective dopamine antagonist for chemotherapy-induced nausea and vomiting (CINV), has successfully completed a proof of concept and a Phase 2 study of dose variation in patients receiving highly emetogenic chemotherapy.
Acacia Pharma is headquartered in the United States in Indianapolis, IN and its R&D operations are centralized in Cambridge, United Kingdom. The company is listed on the Euronext Brussels stock exchange under the ISIN code GB00BYWF9Y76 and the symbol ACPH.
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