Intervacc announces the outcome of the fully secured rights issue

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Stockholm, June 8, 2023

The subscription period of the rights issue in Intervacc AB (publ) (“Intervacc” or the ”Company”) ended on June 7, 2023. The subscription ratio in the rights issue amounted to 158 percent. Guarantee commitments made in connection with the rights issue will thus not be utilized. Through the rights issue, Intervacc will receive approximately SEK 104 million before deduction of issue costs.

  • The subscription ratio in the rights issue amounted to 158 percent.
  • 23,063,970 shares, corresponding to approximately 91 percent of the rights issue, were subscribed for by exercise of subscription rights and 2,181,451 shares, corresponding to approximately 9 percent of the rights issue, were subscribed for without subscription rights.
  • No guarantee commitments have been utilized.
  • The purpose of the rights issue is to finance accelerated commercialization of Strangvac, regulatory processes for Strangvac in the US, Australia and New Zealand with the aim of obtaining marketing authorisation, as well as continued development of product candidates in the Company’s project pipeline (INV274 and INV412).

Through the rights issue, the Company will receive approximately SEK 104 million before deduction of issue costs, which amount to approximately SEK 12 million. The rights issue consists of 25,245,421 new shares. The subscription price was SEK 4.10 per new share and the subscription period ended on June 7, 2023. 23,063,970 shares, corresponding to approximately 91 percent of the rights issue, were subscribed for by exercise of subscription rights and 2,181,451 shares, corresponding to approximately 9 percent of the rights issue, were subscribed for without subscription rights. The rights issue is thus fully subscribed and no guarantee commitments have been utilized.

Through the rights issue, Intervacc’s share capital will increase by approximately SEK 50,490,845.41, from approximately SEK 100,981,692.83 to approximately SEK 151,472,538.24 and the total number of shares will increase by 25,245,421, from 50,490,843 shares to 75,736,264 shares.

Allotment of shares subscribed for without subscription rights will be made in accordance with the principles outlined in the prospectus. Around June 9, 2023, a settlement note will be sent to those who have received allotment of shares as confirmation of the allotment of shares subscribed for without subscription rights. No confirmation will be sent to subscribers who received no allotment. Payment for subscribed and allocated shares is to be made in cash in accordance with the instructions on the settlement note sent to the subscriber. Nominee-registered shareholders will receive a notification of allotment in accordance with the respective nominee’s procedures.

The last day for trading in paid-up subscribed shares (BTA) is June 13, 2023. The first day of trading in the new shares on Nasdaq First North Growth Market is expected to be on or around June 19, 2023.

Advisors

In conjunction with the rights issue, the Company has engaged Carnegie Investment Bank AB (publ) as Sole Global Coordinator and Bookrunner, and Cirio Advokatbyrå AB as legal advisor.

For more information please contact:
Andreas Andersson, CEO
Phone: +46 (0)8 120 10 601, Cell: +46 (0)73 335 99 70
E-mail: andreas.andersson@intervacc.se

The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 20.05 CEST on June 8, 2023

About Intervacc
Intervacc AB is a Swedish company within animal health developing vaccines for animals. The Company’s vaccine and vaccine candidates are based on several years of research at Karolinska Institutet and Swedish University of Agricultural Research where the foundation was laid for the Company´s research and development work. The Intervacc share has been listed on the Nasdaq First North Growth Market since April 2017 with Eminova Fondkommission AB as Certified Adviser.

Contact information for Certified Adviser
Eminova Fondkommission AB
E-mail: adviser@eminova.se, Phone: +46 (0)8 – 684 211 10

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The information in this press release does not constitute an offer to acquire, subscribe for or otherwise trade with shares, paid subscribed share, subscription rights or other securities in the Company. No action has been taken, nor will any actions be taken, to permit an offer to the public in any other jurisdiction than Sweden. An invitation to eligible persons to subscribe for shares in the Company have only been made through the prospectus that the Company has published in an authorised manner.

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