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Nasdaq Stockholm Welcomes Alligator Bioscience to the Main Market


Stockholm, November 23, 2016 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced that Alligator Bioscience AB (short name: ATORX), a small cap company within the health care sector, has started trading of its shares on the main market of Nasdaq Stockholm. Alligator Bioscience is the 72nd company to list at Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2016.

Alligator is a research-based biotechnology company developing antibody-based pharmaceuticals for cancer treatment. The company specializes in the development of tumor-directed immunotherapies and is primarily active in the early phases of drug development, from the idea stage to clinical phase II trials. Alligator Bioscience was founded in 2001 and is headquartered at Medicon Village in Lund, Sweden. For more information, please visit

“We are very excited about getting listed at Nasdaq Stockholm, and taking the company to the next level,” said Per Norlén, CEO of Alligator Bioscience AB.  “We are a small company but very focused and skilled in what we do, and our ambition is to develop best and first in class tumor-directed immunotherapies. We regard the IPO as an important step in realizing this strategy.”

“We are thrilled to welcome Alligator Bioscience to the Nasdaq Stockholm main market,” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “We continue to see an inflow of health care sector companies leveraging the public market as a platform for future growth, and we look forward to supporting Alligator Bioscience for many years to come.”

*Main markets and Nasdaq First North at Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm.

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