Copenhagen, June 26, 2018 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that trading in ViroGates A/S’ shares (short name: VIRO) commences today on Nasdaq First North in Denmark. ViroGates belongs to the ICB sector 4500 – healthcare and is the 6th company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq Copenhagen’s markets this year, and the 46th company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2018.
ViroGates A/S is a medical technology company that develops and markets prognostic products for the healthcare sector. ViroGates’ suPARnostic® products are used by emergency department staff to quickly assess if patients should be admitted or discharged. The products are also used in a number of other areas, including prognostication of cardiovascular diseases, type-2 diabetes and cancer.
”We are pleased by investors’ positive response to ViroGates’ growth strategy, which allows us to further strengthen our marketing and sales efforts,” said Jakob Knudsen, CEO of ViroGates. ”Operating as a publicly listed company on Nasdaq First North Copenhagen gives us an even stronger foundation for future value creation, by increasing visibility to customers, partners and potential employees. We will continue to communicate our progress in order to maintain a continued, good dialogue with our excisting and new shareholders.”
“We are proud to welcome ViroGates to Nasdaq Copenhagen,” said Adam Kostyál, SVP and Head of European Listings, Nasdaq. “With more than 70 percent of total equity turnover coming from outside the Nordics, Nasdaq’s Nordic market is a unique showcase opportunity to the high street of the capital markets, where investors today find an attractive opportunity to diversify in the growing Danish biotech and healthcare sector on a transparent and regulated market.”
ViroGates A/S has appointed Västra Hamnen Corporate Finance as the Certified Adviser.
*Main markets and Nasdaq First North at Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm.
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