Valby, Denmark, 22 May 2019 - H. Lundbeck A/S (Lundbeck) today announced that it has decided to increase its share capital by DKK 130,490 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 prices per share of nominally DKK 5: 26,098 shares at DKK 113. Proceeds to the company are DKK 2,949,074 (approximately USD 0.446 million). The increase corresponds to approximately 0.0131 % 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 shall give rights to dividends and other rights in relation to the company from the time of registration of the capital increase. The new shares will be listed on NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen after registration with the Danish Business Authority.
Lundbeck's current share capital amounts to DKK 995,553,135. The capital increase is expected to be finalized shortly, and the total number of voting rights and the total share capital will after this capital increase be:
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Palle Holm Olesen
Vice President, Investor Relations
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Senior Director, Corporate Communication
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About H. Lundbeck A/S
H. Lundbeck A/S (LUN.CO, LUN DC, HLUYY) is a global pharmaceutical company specialized in brain diseases. For more than 70 years, we have been at the forefront of neuroscience research. We are tirelessly dedicated to restoring brain health, so every person can be their best.
An estimated 700 million people worldwide are living with brain diseases and far too many suffer due to inadequate treatment, discrimination, a reduced number of working days, early retirement and other unnecessary consequences. Every day, we strive for improved treatment and a better life for people living with brain diseases – we call this Progress in Mind.
Read more at www.lundbeck.com/global/about-us/progress-in-mind.
Our approximately 5,000 employees in more than 50 countries are engaged in the entire value chain throughout research, development, production, marketing and sales. Our pipeline consists of several late-stage development programs and our products are available in more than 100 countries. Our research center is based in Denmark and our production facilities are located in Denmark, France and Italy. Lundbeck generated revenue of DKK 18,1 billion in 2018 (EUR 2,4 billion; USD 2,8 billion).
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