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Stockholm, December 10, 2015 — Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announces that the trading in Vicore Pharma Holding AB’s shares (short name: VICO) commenced today on Nasdaq First North in Stockholm. Vicore Pharma belongs to the health care sector and is the 91st company to be admitted to trading on Nasdaq’s Nordic markets* in 2015.

Vicore Pharma is a drug-development company specialized in research on the so called AT2 receptor, an end receptor in the Renin-Angiotensin-System, often referred to as an endogenous healing receptor when stimulated. The company's portfolio contains small molecules with potential indications including anti-inflammation, fibrotic disease, nerve generation and cardiovascular disease. Vicore Pharma’s vision is to lead the development of new molecules with agonistic action to the AT2 receptor into successful clinical drug entities. For more information, please visit

“We are excited to bring Vicore Pharma and our very promising drug candidates to the stock market at the same time as we embark on a clinical program for our lead compound called C21” said Per Jansson, Managing Director of Vicore Pharma Holding. “With the support of the stock market, we believe and hope that our technology will attract the interest of both the pharma industry and investors to the benefit of our shareholders.”

“We are thrilled to welcome Vicore Pharma to our Nordic growth market, Nasdaq First North” said Adam Kostyál, senior vice president and head of European listings at Nasdaq. “We continue to add exciting companies to our growing health care sector, and Vicore Pharma will make an exciting addition to this list.”

Vicore Pharma Holding AB has appointed Redeye 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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