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Nasdaq Welcomes vTv Therapeutics Inc. to The Nasdaq Stock Market

NEW YORK, July 30, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) announced that trading of vTv Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq:VTVT), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, commenced on The Nasdaq Stock Market on July 30, 2015.

vTv Therapeutics Inc. is engaged in the discovery and development of orally administered small molecule drug candidates to fill significant unmet medical needs. vTv has a pipeline of clinical drug candidates led by programs for the treatment of Alzheimer’s disease and type 2 diabetes as well as treatment of inflammatory disorders and the prevention of muscle weakness.

“vTv Therapeutics’ commitment to drug discovery addresses the critical demand for new and effective medical solutions,” said Nelson Griggs, Executive Vice President, Listing Services at Nasdaq. “We are proud to welcome vTv Therapeutics to the Nasdaq family, and look forward to supporting the company as it embarks on its journey as a public company.”

By listing with Nasdaq, vTv Therapeutics Inc. joins many of the world’s largest and most revolutionary companies. Nasdaq is the exchange of choice to over 77 percent of health care companies listed on U.S. markets.

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.