Stockholm, May 19, 2016 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Saniona AB’s shares (short name: SANION) commenced today on Nasdaq First North Premier in Stockholm. Saniona belongs to the health care sector and is the 27th company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2016.
Saniona is a R&D company developing pharmaceuticals for diseases of the central nervous system, autoimmune diseases, metabolic diseases and treatment of pain. The company has a portfolio of potential drug candidates in pre-clinical and clinical stage. The research is focused on ion channels – a unique protein class that enables and controls the passage of charged ions across cell membranes. Saniona is headquartered in Copenhagen, Denmark, and has ongoing collaboration agreements with a number of external research partners across the world. For more information, please visit www.saniona.com.
“Saniona has enjoyed a strong development since the listing at AktieTorget in April 2014,” said Jørgen Drejer, CEO of Saniona. “I would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our shareholders for joining us on this journey. We are now aiming at listing the company at Nasdaq Stockholm Small Cap later this year. The listing on Nasdaq First North Premier represents an important step on this path.”
“We welcome Saniona to Nasdaq First North Premier,” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “Saniona joins our strong and vibrant health care sector, and we look forward to supporting the company with the increased investor exposure that comes with a First North listing.”
Saniona AB has appointed Pareto Securities AB as the Certified Adviser.
*Main markets and Nasdaq First North at Nasdaq Copenhagen, Nasdaq Helsinki, Nasdaq Iceland and Nasdaq Stockholm.
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