iCo Therapeutics Announces Voting & Election Results from Annual Meeting of Shareholders

VANCOUVER, June 26, 2015 /CNW/ - iCo Therapeutics ("iCo" or "the Company") (TSX-V: ICO) (OTCQX: ICOTF), today announced that all nominees listed in the management information circular dated June 1, 2015 were elected as directors at its 2015 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, held earlier today, June 26 2015. On a vote by ballot, the following 5 nominees proposed by management were elected as Directors of iCo Therapeutics to serve until the Company's next Annual Meeting of Shareholders or until their successors are elected or appointed, with shares represented at the meeting voting in favour of individual nominees as follows:

Director

For

%

Withheld

%

Andrew Rae

5,837,490

90.37

621,750

9.63

William Jarosz

5,837,490

90.37

621,750

9.63

Richard Barker

5,837,490

90.37

621,750

9.63

Noel Hall

6,415,740

99.33

43,500

0.67

Douglas Janzen

6,415,740

99.33

43,500

0.67

Please refer to the Company's management information circular available on SEDAR at www.sedar.com for more details on the matters covered at the annual meeting.  Final voting results on all matters voted on at the annual meeting will also be filed on SEDAR.

About iCo Therapeutics
iCo Therapeutics in-licenses and redefines existing drug candidates or generics by employing reformulation and delivery technologies for new or expanded use indications. The Company holds worldwide rights to an oral drug delivery platform, with Oral Amphotericin B (Amp B) as the initial platform candidate, utilizing a known anti-fungal drug to treat life-threatening infectious diseases.  iCo also has worldwide rights to two drug candidates: iCo-007 is a second generation antisense drug candidate targeting C-Raf kinase and iCo-008 is a monoclonal antibody targeting eotaxin-1.  With Phase 2 clinical history, Bertilimumab (iCo-008) is candidate for the treatment of vernal or atopic keratoconjunctivitis and wet age-related macular degeneration.  iCo-008 is in Phase 2 clinical studies with iCo's partner, Immune Pharmaceuticals. iCo trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "ICO" and the OTCQX under the symbol "ICOTF". For more information, visit the Company website at: www.icotherapeutics.com.

No regulatory authority has approved or disapproved the content of this press release. Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulatory Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this press release.

Forward Looking Statements
Certain statements included in this press release may be considered forward-looking statements" within the meaning of applicable securities laws.  Forward-looking statements can be identified by words such as: "anticipate," "intend," "plan," "goal," "seek," "believe," "project," "estimate," "expect," "strategy," "future," "likely," "may," "should," "will," and similar references to future periods and includes, but is not limited to, statements about the intended use of proceeds of the Offering. Such statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from those implied by such statements, and therefore these statements should not be read as guarantees of future performance or results. All forward-looking statements are based on iCo's current beliefs as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to iCo and relate to, among other things, anticipated financial performance, business prospects, strategies, regulatory developments, market acceptance and future commitments. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which are based only on information currently available to iCo and speak only as of the date of this press release. Due to risks and uncertainties, including the risks and uncertainties identified by iCo in its public securities filings and on its website, actual events may differ materially from current expectations. iCo disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.

SOURCE iCo Therapeutics Inc.

For further information: Mr. John Meekison, CFO, iCo Therapeutics, 604-602-9414 x 224, meekison@icotherapeutics.com; Michael Moore, Investor Relations, TMX Equicom, 858-886-7813, mmoore@tmxequicom.com

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