- Trading of ObsEva's shares on SIX Swiss Exchange starts under the ticker symbol 'OBSN'
- Reference price at CHF 15.00 per share
- ObsEva with unique pipeline of novel and potential best-in class therapeutics to address serious conditions with a high unmet medical need affecting millions of women
- Company will ring the opening bell at SIX Swiss Exchange today at market opening
Geneva, Switzerland and Boston, MA - July 13, 2018 - ObsEva SA (NASDAQ: OBSV / SIX: OBSN), a Swiss clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapeutics for serious conditions that compromise a woman's reproductive health and pregnancy, announced that its shares will be listed and start trading today under the "International Reporting Standard" on SIX Swiss Exchange. The issued share capital comprises 45'381'252 registered shares with a nominal value of 1/13 of CHF 1 each. The reference price is CHF 15.00 per share, corresponding to a market capitalization of CHF 680 million. ObsEva will not issue any new shares in connection with the listing in Switzerland.
Ernest Loumaye, CEO and Co-Founder of ObsEva said: "We are proud to initiate the listing at the SIX today as it marks an important milestone for our company. The SIX Swiss Exchange is Europe's leading exchange for life sciences companies and Swiss institutional and private investors have developed a strong understanding of the healthcare sector. Our late-stage clinical pipeline offers numerous opportunities and is progressing well. Recent results demonstrate the efficacy of our therapies and confirm the potential therapeutic benefits."
| Listing || SIX Swiss Exchange (International Reporting Standard) |
| Ticker || OBSN |
| Swiss security number || 34'617'770 |
| ISIN || CH0346177709 |
| Par value || 1/13 of CHF 1 per registered share |
| Number of listed shares || 45'381'252 (plus formal listing of up 20'315'620 shares which may be issued out of the conditional capital) |
| Reference price || CHF 15.00 |
| First day of trading || 13 July 2018 |
Members of ObsEva's leadership team will open the market and ring the IPO bell today at market opening.
This press release and further information can be found at www.obseva.com.
Copies of the listing prospectus can be obtained, free of charge in Switzerland for 12 months following the first day of trading, at the following address: ObsEva SA, 12 Chemin des Aulx, 1228 Plan-les-Ouates, Switzerland (+41 22 552 38 40 / IR@obseva.com).
ObsEva is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the clinical development and commercialization of novel therapeutics for serious conditions that compromise a woman's reproductive health and pregnancy. Through strategic in-licensing and disciplined drug development, ObsEva has established a late-stage clinical pipeline with development programs focused on treating endometriosis, uterine fibroids, preterm labor and improving IVF outcomes. ObsEva is listed on The NASDAQ Global Select Market and is trading under the ticker symbol "OBSV". For more information, please visit www.ObsEva.com.
For further information, please contact:
Media Contact Switzerland and Europe:
+41 22 308 6220 Office
+41 79 476 26 87 Mobile
Media Contact U.S.:
+1 646 770 8858
CEO Office Contact:
+41 22 552 1550
Senior Director, Investor Relations
+1 857 972 9347 Office
+1 781 366 5726 Mobile
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