COPENHAGEN, Denmark, April 1 /CNW/ - NB Public Equity K/S ("NB")
announces that on April 1, 2009, it acquired (the "Acquisition") in open
market purchases, through the facilities of the NASDAQ Stock Market, ownership
of 239,761 common shares (the "Shares") of QLT, Inc. ("QLTI") at an average
price of approximately $1.775 USD ($2.238 CAD) per Share. Together with
previously owned Shares, the Acquisition brought the total shareholdings of NB
in QLTI to 8,871,367 Shares, representing approximately 16.2% of the currently
issued and outstanding Shares.
Prior to the Acquisition, NB held 8,631,606 Shares or approximately 15.9%
of the issued and outstanding Shares.
The Shares were acquired for investment purposes only and NB may acquire
further securities of QLTI in the future.
This news release is being issued pursuant to Part 3 of National
Instrument 62-103 The Early Warning System and Related Take-Over Bid and
Insider Reporting Issues of the Canadian Securities Administrators. A copy of
the report filed by NB in connection with the Acquisition is available on
QLTI's SEDAR profile, and it can also be obtained directly from NB by
contacting the representative of NB, John M. Barberich at + 45 3318 6132 or
For further information:
For further information: John M. Barberich at + 45 3318 6132 or