TORONTO, Jan. 29, 2019 /CNW/ - HLS Therapeutics Inc. ("HLS" or the "Company") (TSX-V: HLS), a specialty pharmaceutical company specializing in central nervous system and cardiovascular markets, announces that it has received the conditional approval of the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") to graduate from the TSX Venture Exchange to list the Company's common shares on the TSX.
"Graduating to the TSX represents an important milestone for the Company as we continue to execute on our plan to build, and grow, a leading Canadian-based North American-focused specialty pharmaceutical company," said Greg Gubitz, CEO of HLS. "Our listing on the TSX is expected to open our story to a broader network of investors, both here in Canada and abroad, therefore improving access to capital and enhancing liquidity."
Final approval of the listing is subject to HLS fulfilling certain standard and customary conditions required by the TSX on or before April 16, 2019. HLS expects that it will satisfy all requirements in due course and will issue further communication upon final approval from the TSX. Upon completion of these final listing requirements, HLS's common shares will begin trading on the TSX under the ticker "HLS" and will be subsequently delisted from the TSX Venture Exchange.
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]