Aptorum Group Limited (NASDAQ: APM) (“Aptorum” or the “Company”), a pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of therapeutic and diagnostic technologies to tackle unmet medical needs, announced today that the Company, in a privately-negotiated transaction, repurchased all outstanding US$13,500,000 in aggregate principal amount of the 8.00 per cent. convertible bonds due 2019 (“Convertible Bonds”) from Peace Range Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Adamas Ping An Opportunities Fund LP, together with certain subscription right to subscribe up to the principal amount of the Bond at a US$12.17 (subject to adjustment) on or before December 17, 2019 (“Subscription Right”).
The total consideration of the repurchase of the Convertible Bonds and the Subscription Right was US$13.6 million in cash, excluding accrued interest. The repurchase of the Convertible Bonds and Subscription Right was executed by Aptorum Investment Holding Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aptorum Group Limited. Pursuant to the repurchase, Aptorum Group would not have any outstanding group liabilities in respect of the Convertible Bonds or Subscription Right.
About Aptorum Group Limited
Aptorum is a pharmaceutical company dedicated to developing and commercializing a broad range of therapeutic and diagnostic technologies to tackle unmet medical needs. Aptorum is pursuing therapeutic and diagnostic projects in neurology, infectious diseases, gastroenterology, oncology and other disease areas; on the other hand, it also houses projects focused on non-therapeutic areas such as surgical robotics as well as the operations of its medical clinic in Hong Kong, Talem Medical, with the initial focus on treatment of chronic diseases resulting from modern sedentary lifestyles and aging population.
For more information about the Company, please visit www.aptorumgroup.com.
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These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date of this press release and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and assumptions including, without limitation, risks related to its announced management and organizational changes, the continued service and availability of key personnel, its ability to expand its product assortments by offering additional products for additional consumer segments, Aptorum Group Limited’s anticipated growth strategies, anticipated trends and challenges in its business, and its expectations regarding, and the stability of, its supply chain, and the risks. These are disclosed in Aptorum Group Limited’s reports filed from time to time with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including its most recent Form 20-F and any subsequent filings, available at www.sec.gov. Readers are urged not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release. Aptorum does not intend to update any forward-looking statement contained in this press release to reflect events or circumstances arising after the date hereof.
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Sabrina Khan, Chief Financial Officer
Tel: +852 2117 6611
Tel: + 852 2117 6611