HALLE (SAALE) / MUNICH, GERMANY, 14 December 2020 – Vivoryon Therapeutics N.V. (Euronext Amsterdam: VVY; ISIN DE0007921835) has been informed by Hauck & Aufhäuser Privatbankiers AG that the remaining stake held by MorphoSys AG, comprising of around 6.5% of the share capital, has been successfully placed on the capital market. Around 1.3 million shares were sold to institutional and qualified investors through private placements. Hauck & Aufhäuser acted as sole bookrunner and placed the shares with a select group of long-term institutional investors across Europe and North America.
Dr. Ulrich Dauer, CEO of Vivoryon, commented: “We are at an exciting stage in our corporate development, and I would like to welcome our new shareholders, with whom we look forward to continuing to execute on our growth plans.”
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Vivoryon Therapeutics N.V.
Dr. Ulrich Dauer, CEO
Gretchen Schweitzer / Joanne Tudorica
Tel: +49 172 861 8540 / +49 176 2103 7191
About Vivoryon Therapeutics N.V.
With 20+ years of unmatched understanding in identifying post-translational modifying enzymes that play critical roles in disease initiation and progression, Vivoryon’s scientific expertise has facilitated the creation of a discovery and development engine for small molecule therapeutics. This platform has demonstrated success by developing a novel therapeutic in type 2 diabetes. In its current programs Vivoryon Therapeutics is advancing its lead product, varoglutamstat (PQ912), in Alzheimer’s disease and its entire portfolio of QPCT and QPCTL inhibitors in oncology and other indications. In addition, the company pursues a development program for Meprin protease inhibitors with potential therapeutic use in fibrotic diseases, cancer and acute kidney injury.
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