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Nasdaq Stockholm Welcomes Calliditas Therapeutics to the Main Market


Stockholm, June 29, 2018 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that Calliditas Therapeutics AB (short name: CALTX), a mid cap company within the health care sector, today will start trading of its shares on the main market of Nasdaq Stockholm. Calliditas Therapeutics is the 50th company to list on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2018.

Calliditas Therapeutics is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing high value medical products for patients with significant unmet medical needs in niche indications, where the company can partially or completely participate in the commercialization. Calliditas is focused on the development and commercialization of its lead product candidate Nefecon, which has successfully completed a Phase 2b clinical trial, as a potential new treatment for patients with inflammatory kidney disease who are at risk of progressing to renal failure. Calliditas Therapeutics was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Stockholm. For more information, please visit

“The listing on Nasdaq Stockholm and the capital raise are important landmarks for Calliditas which enable us to accelerate the development of our lead product Nefecon through Phase 3 clinical studies and subsequently commercialization,” said Renée Aguiar-Lucander, CEO of Calliditas. “We would like to thank our existing investors for their continued support and welcome all new shareholders to Calliditas.”

“We are excited to welcome Calliditas Therapeutics to the Nasdaq Stockholm main market,” said Adam Kostyál, SVP and Head of European listings at Nasdaq. “Calliditas Therapeutics joins our vibrant health care sector, and we look forward to supporting the company 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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