London: Monday, April 23, 2018: Hutchison China MediTech Limited (“Chi-Med”) (AIM/Nasdaq: HCM) today announces that an application has been made to the London Stock Exchange plc for a block admission of 1,425,597 ordinary shares, par value of US$1.00 each (“Ordinary Shares”) to be admitted to trading on AIM. It is expected that such admission will become effective on April 27, 2018.
These Ordinary Shares will be issued from time to time pursuant to the exercise of share options under the Share Option Scheme conditionally adopted by Chi-Med in 2015 (the “2015 HCML Share Option Scheme”). When issued, these Ordinary Shares will be credited as fully paid and will rank pari passu with the existing Ordinary Shares in issue.
Chi-Med is an innovative biopharmaceutical company which researches, develops, manufactures and sells pharmaceuticals and healthcare products. Its Innovation Platform, Hutchison MediPharma Limited, focuses on discovering and developing innovative therapeutics in oncology and autoimmune diseases for the global market. Its Commercial Platform manufactures, markets, and distributes prescription drugs and consumer health products in China. Chi-Med is majority owned by the multinational conglomerate CK Hutchison Holdings Limited (SEHK: 1). For more information, please visit: www.chi-med.com.
This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Existing and prospective investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. For further discussion of these and other risks, see Chi-Med’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and on AIM. Chi-Med undertakes no obligation to update or revise the information contained in this announcement, whether as a result of new information, future events or circumstances or otherwise.
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