QUÉBEC CITY, Aug. 28, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - Aeterna Zentaris Inc. (NASDAQ:
AEZS) (TSX: AEZ) (the "Company") today announced that its request to
transfer its listing to the NASDAQ Capital Market® from the NASDAQ Global Market® has been approved by the NASDAQ Listing Qualifications Staff. The
Company's securities will begin trading on the NASDAQ Capital Market
effective at the opening of trading on Thursday, August 29, 2013. The
transfer of the Company's listing to the NASDAQ Capital Market is not
expected to have any impact on trading in the Company's shares, and the
Company's shares will continue to trade on NASDAQ under the symbol AEZS
and with the same CUSIP number of 007975303.
About Aeterna Zentaris Inc.
Aeterna Zentaris is a specialty biopharmaceutical company engaged in
developing novel treatments in oncology and endocrinology. The
Company's pipeline encompasses compounds from drug discovery to
regulatory approval. For more information, visit www.aezsinc.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements made pursuant to
the safe harbour provisions of the U.S. Securities Litigation Reform
Act of 1995, including forward-looking statements relating to the
expected impact of the transfer of the listing of the Company's shares
on the NASDAQ Capital Market. Forward-looking statements involve known
and unknown risks and uncertainties that could cause the Company's
actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking
statements. Such risks and uncertainties include, among others, market
reaction to the transfer of the listing of the shares on the NASDAQ
Capital Market, the availability of funds and resources to pursue R&D
projects, the successful and timely completion of clinical studies, the
risk that safety and efficacy data from any of our Phase 3 trials may
not coincide with the data analyses from previously reported Phase 1
and/or Phase 2 clinical trials, the ability of the Company to take
advantage of business opportunities in the pharmaceutical industry,
uncertainties related to the regulatory process and general changes in
Investors should consult the Company's quarterly and annual filings with
the Canadian and U.S. securities commissions for additional information
on risks and uncertainties relating to forward-looking statements.
Investors are cautioned not to rely on these forward-looking
statements. The Company does not undertake to update these
forward-looking statements. We disclaim any obligation to update any
such factors or to publicly announce the result of any revisions to any
of the forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect future
results, events or developments, unless required to do so by a
governmental authority or by applicable law.
SOURCE: Aeterna Zentaris Inc.
For further information:
Ginette Beaudet Vallières
Investor Relations Coordinator
(418) 652-8525 ext. 265
Director of Communications
(418) 652-8525 ext. 406