Episurf Medical’s (NASDAQ: EPIS B) CEO Pål Ryfors and the company’s largest shareholder Serendipity Ixora have today reached an agreement in which Pål Ryfors acquires 983,607 A-shares in Episurf Medical, corresponding to 3.2% of the capital and 6.8% of the votes from Serendipity Ixora. Following this transaction, Pål Ryfors will be the company’s second largest shareholder counting by the votes. Following the transaction, Serendipity Ixora will hold 4,661,519 A-shares corresponding to 15.3% of capital and 32.3% of the votes in the company. Pål Ryfors will own 983,607 A-shares and 32,786 B-shares in the company, corresponding to 3.3% of the capital and 6.9% of the votes. The price for the transaction is set to SEK 6.10 per share.
“I am very proud of becoming a large shareholder in Episurf Medical, a company which really has taken a good position in its industry. We have a world-leading technique and very good results and we are in a situation where we just have accessed the market, and we have been very well received. We are currently building our clinical evidence supporting our technology, and this forms the basis for our future. I am acquiring these shares because I believe there is a significant long-term potential in Episurf Medical. Further, I think that the team in place, in combination with the company’s technology and opportunities, constitutes a highly interesting investment opportunity for me”, says Pål Ryfors, CEO Episurf Medical.
“We are happy for the fact that Pål Ryfors very clearly has signaled his interest in building a significant long-term shareholding in the company” says Saeid Esmaeilzadeh, Chairman of Serendipity Ixora and board member in Episurf Medical.
In order to align the interests of the CEO with Episurf Medical’s shareholders, Serendipity Ixora has provided financing at negotiated terms.
For more information, please contact:
Pål Ryfors, CEO, Episurf Medical
Tel:+46 (0) 709 62 36 69
About Episurf Medical
Episurf Medical is endeavoring to bring people with painful joint injuries a more active, healthier life through the availability of minimally invasive and personalized treatment alternatives. Episurf Medical’s Episealer® personalized implants and Epiguide® surgical drill guides are developed for treating localized cartilage injury in joints. Episurf Medical’s μiFidelity® system enables implants to be cost-efficiently tailored to each individual’s unique injury for the optimal fit and minimal intervention. Episurf Medical’s head office is in Stockholm, Sweden. Its share (EPIS B) is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. For more information, go to the company’s website: www.episurf.com.
This information is information that Episurf Medical AB is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact person set out above, at 14.25 CET on 10 November 2017.