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The Board of Directors of NeoDynamics AB (publ) ("NeoDynamics" or the "Company") announces today the outcome of the rights issue of shares and warrants ("Rights Issue") which was resolved by the Board of Directors on June 22, 2023 and approved by an Extraordinary General Meeting on July 27, 2023. The Rights Issue is subscribed to a total of approximately 80 percent. A total of 55,944,417 units were subscribed, corresponding to approximately 46.4 percent of the Rights Issue, by exercise of unit rights (incl. subscription commitments). In addition, 2,298,596 units were subscribed without unit rights, corresponding to approximately 1.9 percent of the Rights Issue. Additionally, the guarantors have been allocated 38,163,542 units, corresponding to approximately 31.7 per cent of the Rights Issue. Through the Rights Issue, NeoDynamics will receive initially approx. SEK 58 million before deductions of issue costs. Based on the subscribed number of units, the board has determined that the reduction of the share capital shall be 57,837,327.5, from 69,894,051.4 to 12,056,723.9.
“I would like to thank all existing shareholders who have participated in the rights issue for your continued support and extend a warm welcome to new shareholders. Our first commercial order in the US, together with the issue, gives a significant boost to the company's continued commercialization and market processing in the US and at selected centers in the UK, Germany and Sweden. The rights issue was subscribed to a level similar to last year, which, taking into account the difficult trading conditions we have seen in 2023, we see as a success”, says Anna Eriksrud, CEO of NeoDynamics.
In total, 58,243,013 Units, corresponding to approximately 48.3 percent of the Rights Issue, have been subscribed with and without the support of unit rights. 55,944,417 Units, corresponding to approximately 46.4 percent of the Rights Issue, have been subscribed with the exercise of Unit rights and 2,298,596 Units, corresponding to approximately 1.9 percent of the Rights Issue, have been subscribed without Unit rights. The guarantors have therefore been allocated 38,163,542 Units, corresponding to approximately 31.7 percent of the Rights Issue, resulting that the Rights Issue is subscribed to a total of approximately 80 percent and NeoDynamics will therefore receive approximately SEK 58 million before deductions for issue costs.
Each unit consists of six (6) shares and five (5) warrants of which two (2) are of series TO2, and three (3) are of series TO3 (“Units).
Each (1) warrant of series TO2 entitle to subscription of one (1) new share in the Company at a subscription price corresponding to 70 per cent of the average volume-weighted share price of the Company’s share during the period from November 3, 2023 up to and including November 16, 2023, however, not less than SEK 0.02 per share and not more than SEK 0.15 per share. Subscription of shares with warrants of series TO2 shall take place in accordance with the terms and conditions for the warrants during the period from November 20, 2023 up to and including December 1, 2023.
Each (1) warrant of series TO3 entitle to subscription of one (1) new share in the Company at a subscription price corresponding to 70 per cent of the average volume-weighted share price of the Company’s share during the period from February, 1 2024 up to and including February 15, 2024, however, not less than SEK 0.02 per share and not more than SEK 0.15 per share. Subscription of shares with warrants of series TO3 shall take place in accordance with the terms and conditions of the warrants during the period from February 19, 2024 up to and including March 1, 2024.
Notification regarding allocation
Allocation of Units has been made in accordance with the allocation principles described in the prospectus that was published in connection with the Rights Issue (the “Prospectus”). A notification regarding allocation of Units subscribed for without the exercise of Unit rights will be made by post of a settlement note to each subscriber. Allocated Units subscribed for without the exercise of Unit rights shall be paid for in accordance with the instructions in the settlement note.
Trading in BTU
Trading in BTU (Sw. betald tecknad unit) is currently taking place at Nasdaq Stockholm and will cease when the Rights Issue has been registered by the Swedish Companies Registration Office, which is expected to take place around week 37, 2023. BTUs will then be converted to ordinary shares and warrants series TO2, respectively TO3.
In connection with the Rights Issue, the Company has entered into agreements on guarantee commitments through partly a so-called top guarantee and partly a so-called bottom guarantee. No compensation is paid for the top guarantee. For the bottom guarantee a guarantee fee of 12 per cent of the guaranteed amount is paid in cash compensation, alternatively an optional compensation of 14 per cent in form of Units. In the event that guarantors choose compensation in the form of Units, these will be paid in the form of a directed set-off issue after registration of the Rights Issue. Guarantors who choose compensation in the form of Units must notify the company by 31 August 2023 at the latest.
Number of shares and share capital
As a result of the Rights Issue, the share capital increases by SEK 57,843,933.0 to SEK 69,894,051.4 through the issuance of 578,439,333 new shares, which results in the total number of outstanding shares in the Company increasing from 120,501,184 to 698,940,514. The Rights Issue results in a dilution of the ordinary shares of approximately 83 percent. The Extraordinary General Meeting on July 27, 2023 decided to reduce the share capital by an amount corresponding to the increase of the share capital through subscription of shares in the Rights Issue, with adjustment to obtain a suitable quota value. The Board has decided to reduce the share capital with of SEK 57,837,327.5, from SEK 69,894,051.4 to SEK 12,056,723,9. This reduction means that the quota value per share was reduced from SEK 0.10 to SEK 0.01725.
Upon full exercise of all 482,032,775 warrants of series TO2 and series TO3 issued in the Rights Issue, the share capital will increase by a further maximum of SEK 8,315,065.37 to SEK 20,371,789.24 through the issuance of a maximum of 482,032,775 shares, resulting in that the total number of outstanding shares in the Company increases further from 698,940,514 to 1,180,973,289. Upon full exercise of warrants series TO2 and series TO3, the additional dilution of the ordinary shares amounts to approximately 40 percent.
Redeye AB is a financial advisor in connection with the Rights Issue. Advokatfirman Lindahl KB acts as legal advisor to NeoDynamics in connection with the Rights Issue. Nordic Issuing AB acts as the issuing agent in connection with the Rights Issue.
For further information, please contact:
Anna Eriksrud, CEO NeoDynamics AB, phone 0708 444 966 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Aaron Wong, CFO NeoDynamics AB, phone 0735 972 011 or e-mail email@example.com
NeoDynamics AB (publ) is a Swedish Medical Technology Company dedicated to advancing diagnosis and care of cancer. The company’s first product NeoNavia®, a new innovative pulse biopsy system for ultrasound-guided tissue sampling, is currently being introduced to the market. NeoNavia® is CE approved, and in September 2022, received a 510k approval from the FDA. The biopsy system is built on a patented pulse technology, based on research at the Karolinska Institutet in Sweden. NeoNavia is evaluated for breast cancer diagnosis at leading clinics in Europe and launches in USA during 2023. NeoDynamic’s shares are listed on Nasdaq First North Growth Market Stockholm (ticker: NEOD). The company’s Certified Adviser is Redeye AB.
NeoNavia® is the trade name for the complete biopsy system intended for use in ultrasound-guided sampling. NeoNavia® consists of a base unit, a hand unit, and three types of biopsy needles. The pulse technology drives the respective needle type, which facilitates needle insertion and placement in the suspected tumor. The system is designed to offer physicians and patients precise and robust tissue sampling for accurate diagnosis and individualized treatment.
About the pulse technology
The patented pulse technology is based on a pneumatically driven mechanism that enables high precision and control when inserting and positioning the biopsy needle, regardless of tissue type. The pneumatic drive unit that generates pulses is located in a hand-held instrument. With power from the base unit, the hand-held driver accelerates the biopsy needle with great control, even over short distances, enabling a distinct step-by-step insertion without affecting the surrounding tissue. This enables good access and flexibility in sampling, even in tiny and tricky localized tumors.
For more information, please visit Neodynamics.com.
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