TORONTO, Feb. 6, 2019 /CNW/ - HLS Therapeutics Inc. ("HLS" or the "Company") (TSX-V: HLS), a specialty pharmaceutical company specializing in central nervous system and cardiovascular markets, is pleased to announce that it has received final approval for the listing of the Company's common shares (the "Common Shares") on the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX").
"We are pleased to announce the completion of this milestone and look forward to becoming listed on Canada's largest, most distinguished exchange," said Greg Gubitz, CEO of HLS. "Listing on the TSX is expected to expand the universe of institutional investors available to HLS and our timing coincides well with our upcoming Health Canada filing for Vascepa, a Cardiovascular product for which we have in-licensed the Canadian rights and that we believe will be a significant catalyst for our business."
HLS's common shares will begin trading on the TSX effective as of the open of the market on February 7, 2019. Upon listing on the TSX, the Common Shares will continue to trade under the ticker "HLS". In conjunction with listing on the TSX, the Common Shares will be voluntarily delisted from the TSX Venture Exchange prior to the commencement of trading on February 7, 2019.
ABOUT HLS THERAPEUTICS INC.
Formed in 2015, HLS is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition and commercialization of late stage development, commercial stage promoted and established branded pharmaceutical products in the North American markets. HLS's focus is on products targeting the central nervous system and cardiovascular therapeutic areas. HLS's management team is composed of seasoned pharmaceutical executives with a strong track record of success in these therapeutic areas and at managing products in each of these lifecycle stages.
FORWARD LOOKING INFORMATION
This release includes forward-looking statements regarding HLS and its business. Such statements are based on the current expectations and views of future events of HLS's management. In some cases the forward-looking statements can be identified by words or phrases such as "may", "will", "expect", "plan", "anticipate", "intend", "potential", "estimate", "believe" or the negative of these terms, or other similar expressions intended to identify forward-looking statements, including, among others, statements with respect to HLS's pursuit of additional product and pipeline opportunities in certain therapeutic markets, statements regarding growth opportunities and expectations regarding financial performance. The forward-looking events and circumstances discussed in this release may not occur and could differ materially as a result of known and unknown risk factors and uncertainties affecting HLS, including risks relating to the specialty pharmaceutical industry, risks related to the regulatory approval process, economic factors and many other factors beyond the control of HLS. Forward-looking statements and information by their nature are based on assumptions and involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors which may cause HLS's actual results, performance or achievements, or industry results, to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statement or information. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements or information. A discussion of the material risks and assumptions associated with this release can be found in the Company's Annual Information Form dated October 26, 2018, which has been filed on SEDAR and can be accessed at www.sedar.com. Accordingly, readers should not place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements or information. Except as required by applicable securities laws, forward-looking statements speak only as of the date on which they are made and HLS undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise.
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
SOURCE HLS Therapeutics Inc.
For further information: HLS CONTACT INFORMATION: Dave Mason, Investor Relations, HLS Therapeutics Inc., (416) 247-9652, [email protected]; Gilbert Godin, President and Chief Operating Officer, HLS Therapeutics Inc., (484) 232-3400 ext101., [email protected]