TORONTO and CAMBRIDGE, MA, Dec. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ - ProMIS Neurosciences, Inc., a company focused on the discovery and development of precision treatments for neurodegenerative diseases, today announced that its common shares have been approved for trading on the OTCQB® Venture Market (OTCQB) in the United States under the symbol "ARFXF". OTCQB is a U.S. trading platform operated by the OTC Markets Group in New York. ProMIS Neurosciences common shares will continue to trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX:PMN).
"We are pleased to announce our new trading relationship with the OTCQB. As part of our ongoing strategy to introduce ProMIS to a broader international audience, this milestone will provide greater visibility, better access to the U.S. investment community, and improved convenience of trading the Company's common shares," said Elliot Goldstein, M.D., ProMIS President and CEO.
The OTCQB Venture Market is for early-stage and developing U.S. and international companies. To be eligible, companies must be current in their financial reporting, pass a minimum $0.01 bid price test and undergo an annual company verification and management certification process. The OTCQB quality standards provide a strong baseline of transparency, as well as the technology and regulation to improve the information and trading experience for investors.
About ProMIS Neurosciences, Inc.
ProMIS Neurosciences is a development stage biotech company focused on discovering and developing precision medicine therapeutics to treat neurodegenerative diseases, in particular Alzheimer's disease (AD) and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The Company's proprietary target discovery engine is based on the use of two complementary techniques. The Company applies its thermodynamic, computational discovery platform—ProMIS™ and Collective Coordinates — to predict novel targets, known as Disease Specific Epitopes (DSEs) on the molecular surface of misfolded proteins. Using this unique precision medicine approach, the Company is developing novel antibody therapeutics and specific companion diagnostics for AD and ALS. ProMIS is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, with offices in Cambridge, Massachusetts. ProMIS is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol PMN.TO, and on the OTCQB Venture Market under the symbol ARFXF.
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This news release contains certain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Canadian securities legislation, relating to the commencement of trading of the common shares and warrants of the Company and the composition of the Company's board of directors following the Meeting. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts; they are generally, but not always, identified by the words "expects", "plans", "anticipates", "believes", "intends", "estimates", "projects", "aims", "potential", "goal", "objective", "prospective", and similar expressions, or that events or conditions "will", "would", "may", "can", "could" or "should" occur. Forward-looking statements are based on the beliefs, estimates and opinions of the Company's management on the date the statements are made and they involve a number of risks and uncertainties. Consequently, there can be no assurances that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Except as required by the securities disclosure laws and regulations applicable to the Company, the Company undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements if management's beliefs, estimates or opinions, or other factors, should change. Factors that could cause future results to differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, the Company's inability to secure shareholder approval required to approve the matters to come before shareholders at the Meeting.
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