GERMANTOWN, Md., Sept. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON), a leader in the engineering and industrialization of biology to improve the quality of life and health of the planet, today announced that it is transferring its stock exchange listing from the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to the Nasdaq Global Select Market (Nasdaq). Intrexon will retain the "XON" ticker with trading on the Nasdaq exchange expected to begin on September 25, 2018.
"Following a careful review, we have concluded that our shareholders will be served better by our listing on Nasdaq, with its superior technology, trading liquidity, visibility and opportunities for investor outreach," said Randal J. Kirk, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Intrexon. "We look forward to our partnership with Nasdaq."
"Intrexon has been driving innovation in the biotechnology industry with its development and engineering in synthetic biology," said Nelson Griggs, President of Nasdaq Stock Exchange. "As home to the leading biotechnology companies, we are excited to be their exchange partner as the company strives to help address some of the world's most pressing challenges."
About Intrexon Corporation
Intrexon Corporation (NYSE: XON) is Powering the Bioindustrial Revolution with Better DNA™ to create biologically-based products that improve the quality of life and the health of the planet. Intrexon's integrated technology suite provides its partners across diverse markets with industrial-scale design and development of complex biological systems delivering unprecedented control, quality, function, and performance of living cells. We call our synthetic biology approach Better DNA®, and we invite you to discover more at www.dna.com or follow us on Twitter at @Intrexon, on Facebook, and LinkedIn.
Intrexon, Powering the Bioindustrial Revolution with Better DNA, and Better DNA are trademarks of Intrexon and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners.
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