COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Nov. 13, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Genmab A/S (Copenhagen:GEN) will increase its share capital by 545,026 shares as a consequence of the exercise of employee warrants.
The increase is effected without any preemption rights for the existing shareholders of the company or others. The shares are subscribed in cash at the following price per share of nominally DKK 1: 563 shares at DKK 26.75, 3,400 shares at DKK 31.75, 2,450 shares at DKK 40.41, 750 shares at DKK 45.24, 500 shares at DKK 46.74, 500 shares at DKK 55.85, 2,000 shares at DKK 66.60, 3,075 shares at DKK 67.50, 375 shares at DKK 68.65, 2,500 shares at DKK 79.25, 27,975 shares at DKK 86, 7,125 shares at DKK 89.50, 2,250 shares at DKK 97, 100,338 shares at DKK 101, 2,562 shares at DKK 114, 1,975 shares at DKK 115, 6,312 shares at DKK 116, 11,500 shares at DKK 129.75, 4,438 shares at DKK 130, 208,438 shares at DKK 173, 121,500 shares at DKK 174 and 34,500 shares at DKK 184. Proceeds to the company are approx. DKK 81.1 million. The increase corresponds to approx. 1.06 % of the company's share capital.
The new shares are ordinary shares without any special rights and are freely transferable negotiable instruments. The new shares give rights to dividends and other rights in relation to the company as of subscription, i.e. inter alia full rights to dividends for the financial year 2013. The new shares will be listed on NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen after registration with the Danish Business Authority. Genmab A/S' current share capital amounts to DKK 51,210,696 and will after the capital increase be DKK 51,755,722. The capital increase is expected to be finalized shortly.
The exercise proceeds will increase the company's cash position accordingly. With the additional proceeds from warrant exercises we are now projecting an improved cash position at the end of 2013 of DKK 1,430 - 1,480 million. This compares with the previous guidance of DKK 1,350 - 1,400 million. The financial guidance for the continuing and discontinuing operations remains unchanged.
About Genmab A/S
Genmab is a publicly traded, international biotechnology company specializing in the creation and development of differentiated human antibody therapeutics for the treatment of cancer. Founded in 1999, the company's first marketed antibody, ofatumumab (Arzerra(r)), was approved to treat chronic lymphocytic leukemia in patients who are refractory to fludarabine and alemtuzumab after less than eight years in development. Genmab's validated and next generation antibody technologies are expected to provide a steady stream of future product candidates. Partnering of innovative product candidates and technologies is a key focus of Genmab's strategy and the company has alliances with top tier pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies. For more information visit www.genmab.com.
Rachel Curtis Gravesen, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations & Communications
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Genmab A/S and its subsidiaries own the following trademarks: Genmab(r); the Y-shaped Genmab logo(r); Genmab in combination with the Y-shaped Genmab logoTM; the DuoBody(tm) logo; HuMax(r); HuMax-CD20(r); DuoBody(r), HexaBodyTM and UniBody(r). Arzerra(r) is a registered trademark of GlaxoSmithKline.
Company Announcement no. 48
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