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Nasdaq Stockholm Welcomes IRLAB Therapeutics to First North Premier


Stockholm, February 28, 2017 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in IRLAB Therapeutics AB’s shares (short name: IRLAB A) commenced today on Nasdaq First North Premier in Stockholm. IRLAB Therapeutics belongs to the health care sector and is the 6th company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2017.

IRLAB Therapeutics is a drug discovery and development company providing novel treatments for disorders of the brain. The company is engaged in programmes targeting core dysfunctions in Parkinson’s disease and dementias. IRLAB Therapeutics has identified, and is currently engaged in clinical development of, two novel compounds aimed at offering improved clinical benefit for patients with Parkinson’s disease. IRLAB Therapeutics was founded in 2013 and is headquartered in Gothenburg, Sweden. For more information, please visit

"It is very satisfying that our company and new share issue met with so much interest among both current and new shareholders,” said Nicholas Waters, CEO of IRLAB Therapeutics. “We are now looking forward, with confidence, to the implementation of our two Phase II clinical program for IRLAB's original projects with the drug candidates IRL752 and IRL790.”

“We welcome IRLAB Therapeutics to Nasdaq First North Premier,” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “IRLAB Therapeutics operates in an important and promising field, and we look forward to supporting them for many years to come.”

IRLAB Therapeutics AB has appointed FNCA Sweden AB as the Certified Adviser.

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

About Nasdaq First North

Nasdaq First North is regulated as a multilateral trading facility, operated by the different exchanges within Nasdaq Nordic (Nasdaq First North Denmark is regulated as an alternative marketplace). It does not have the legal status as an EU-regulated market. Companies at Nasdaq First North are subject to the rules of Nasdaq First North and not the legal requirements for admission to trading on a regulated market. The risk in such an investment may be higher than on the main market.

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