Stockholm, November 2, 2015 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced that Hansa Medical AB (short name: HMED), a small cap company within the health care sector, has started trading of its shares on the main market of Nasdaq Stockholm. Hansa Medical is the 75th company to list at Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2015.
Hansa Medical is a biopharmaceutical company focusing on novel immunomodulatory enzymes. The lead project IdeS is an antibody-degrading enzyme in clinical development, with potential use in transplantation and rare autoimmune diseases. Other projects include EndoS, an antibody-modulating bacterial enzyme in pre-clinical development, and HBP, a market introduced diagnostic biomarker for severe sepsis. Hansa Medical is headquartered in Lund, Sweden. For more information, please visit www.hansamedical.com.
“During 2015 we have made significant progress in our prioritized clinical development programs” said Göran Arvidson, President and CEO of Hansa Medical AB. “Our vision is to build a sustainable biopharmaceutical company with pharmaceuticals that significantly improve health outcomes in patients. We are getting the cornerstones in place for future growth. The upgrade to Nasdaq Stockholm’s main market has the potential to make Hansa Medical even more attractive to existing and new potential investors.”
“We are excited to welcome Hansa Medical to the Nasdaq Stockholm main market,” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “Hansa Medical joins our growing healthcare sector and we look forward to supporting them with the increased investor 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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