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Jun 21, 2017

Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S Grants Warrants Under Existing Warrant Program

Company Release no. 15/2017


To: NASDAQ Copenhagen A/S                                                Copenhagen, Denmark, 21 June 2017


Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S Grants Warrants Under Existing Warrant Program 

Today, the Board of Directors of Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S has decided to issue and grant warrants to 7 key employees and the members of the Board of Directors of the Company under the existing Warrant Program covered by the authority under sections 5C and 5D of the Company's Articles of Association. Thus, the Board of Directors of the Company has today partly exercised its authorization pursuant to the Articles of Association.

The purpose of the grant of warrants is to reflect the Company's objective to attract and retain first-rate employees and thus ensure long-term shareholder value creation. The grant of warrants shall ensure to create - both in the short and in the long run - common interests between board members and employees and the shareholders of the Company.

A total of 32,819,474 warrants have been issued, giving the right to subscribe for up to 32,819,474 shares of nominally DKK 0.1 each. The exercise price is fixed at DKK 1.07.

The warrant holders earn the right to exercise the warrants with 1/36 per month as from the date of grant, 21 June 2017. Warrants which are not exercised on 21 June 2024 expire automatically.

The issued warrants are estimated to have a total market value of USD 2,159,277. The market value of the issued warrants is calculated on basis of the Black-Scholes model with a volatility calculated as 52%, an interest level of 0% and a share price of DKK 1.07.


For more information, please contact:

Craig A. Collard

President & CEO          

Phone: +1 919 591 3090         



About Veloxis Pharmaceuticals

Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S is a commercial-stage specialty pharmaceutical company committed to improving the lives of transplant patients.  A Danish company, Veloxis Pharmaceuticals A/S operates in the U.S. through Veloxis Pharmaceuticals Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary headquartered in Cary, North Carolina, USA.  Veloxis has successfully developed Envarsus XR (tacrolimus extended-release tablets) based upon the company's unique and patented delivery technology, MeltDose®, which is designed to enhance the absorption and bioavailability of select orally administered drugs. The company is focused on the direct commercialization of Envarsus XR in the U.S., expansion of partnerships for markets around the world, and acquisition of assets utilized in transplant patients and by adjacent medical specialties. Veloxis is listed on the NASDAQ OMX Copenhagen under the trading symbol OMX: VELO.  For further information, please visit