Karolinska Development's portfolio company OssDsign raises SEK 64m and aims for listing on Nasdaq First North
STOCKHOLM, February 12, 2019. Karolinska Development's portfolio company OssDsign announces today the closing of a private placement of SEK 64 million. Swedish private investors and the French investment management company Alto Invest have taken part in the private placement. OssDsign will now begin the process towards a listing on Nasdaq First North in 2019.
The proceeds from the private placement will be used for continued sales expansion in Europe and the US of OssDsign regenerative implant solutions for improved healing of bone defects.
Moreover, funds will be used for entering new markets, primarily preparing for market introduction in Japan where the company in parallel to the regulatory process will initiate pre marketing activities. With ethical committee approval already in place, leading surgeons in Japan can start building experience with the OssDsign technology prior to regulatory approval and launch.
OssDsign prepares for a listing on Nasdaq Stockholm First North in 2019. Erik Penser Bank, who acted as the financial advisor in the private placement, will also act as the financial advisor in the listing.
OssDsign is a Swedish designer, manufacturer and distributor of regenerative implants for improved healing of bone defects. Karolinska Development owns 25% fully-diluted of OssDsign.
For further information, please contact:
Viktor Drvota, CEO, Karolinska Development AB
Phone: +46 73 982 52 02, e-mail: viktor.drvota@
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Karolinska Development AB (Nasdaq Stockholm: KDEV) is a Nordic life sciences investment company. The company focuses on identifying breakthrough medical innovations in the Nordic region that are developed by entrepreneurs and leadership teams. The Company invests in the creation and growth of companies that advance these assets into commercial products that are designed to make a difference to patients' lives while providing an attractive return on investment to shareholders.
Karolinska Development has access to world-class medical innovations at the Karolinska Institutet and other leading universities and research institutes in the Nordic region. The Company aims to build companies around scientists who are leaders in their fields, supported by experienced management teams and advisers, and co-funded by specialist international investors, to provide the greatest chance of success.
Karolinska Development has established a portfolio of ten companies targeting opportunities in innovative treatment for life-threatening or serious debilitating diseases.
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