Stockholm, September 25, 2018 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that Cantargia AB (short name: CANTA), a small cap company within the health care sector, today will start trading of its shares on the main market of Nasdaq Stockholm. Cantargia was previously listed on Nasdaq First North Premier and is the 58th company to list on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2018.
Cantargia is a biotech company specialized in antibody-based cancer treatment. CAN04 (nidanilimab), the company's main project and patented antibody treatment in clinical development, has a dual mechanism of action. CAN04 fights cancer by activating the immune system and blocking signals that lead to tumor growth. Treatment with CAN04 has the potential to become an important part of modern immuno-oncology. Cantargia is headquartered in Lund, Sweden. For more information, please visit www.cantargia.com.
“We very much look forward to this important step for Cantargia,” said Göran Forsberg, CEO of Cantargia. “The listing is a quality stamp for Cantargia which will provide increased exposure of our development projects for the treatment of life-threatening diseases.”
“We are excited to welcome Cantargia to the Nasdaq Stockholm main market,” said Adam Kostyál, SVP and Head of European listings at Nasdaq. “We continue to see a flow of companies transferring from Nasdaq First North Premier to the main market, and we look forward to supporting Cantargia with the increased visibility that comes with a main market listing.”
*Main markets and Nasdaq First North at Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm.
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