FOR RELEASE IN SWITZERLAND – THIS IS A RESTRICTED COMMUNICATION AND YOU MUST NOT FORWARD IT OR ITS CONTENTS TO ANY PERSON TO WHOM FORWARDING THIS COMMUNICATION IS PROHIBITED. NOT FOR RELEASE, PUBLICATION OR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES, AUSTRALIA, CANADA OR JAPAN.
Hoofddorp, the Netherlands, 3 December 2019. IGEA Pharma N.V. (SIX: IGPH) today announced the convening of an extraordinary general meeting (the “EGM”) for Wednesday, 8 January 2020. The EGM will resolve on the acquisition of the spin-off of Meditalia S.r.l. and on the proposal to authorize the management board to issue new shares (with respect to the acquisition of Meditalia, see also IGEA’s press release of 20 November 2019). IGEA plans to raise approximatively EUR 5 million gross proceeds through a capital increase in order to finance the further commercialization of its product portfolio which will include also the med-tech products of the planned spin-off of Meditalia S.r.l. IGEA expects to carry out its fundraising between March and April 2020. As previously announced, up to EUR 1 million new funds are committed by certain of the current shareholders of Meditalia S.r.l.