Destiny Pharma plc
(“Destiny Pharma” or “the Company”)
Exercise of Options and Total Voting Rights
Brighton, United Kingdom – 22 March 2022 – Destiny Pharma (AIM: DEST), a clinical stage innovative biotechnology company focused on the development of novel medicines that can prevent life threatening infections, announces that it has issued and allotted 30,000 new ordinary shares of 1 pence each in the capital of the Company (the “New Ordinary Shares”) following an exercise of share options by a former employee.
Application will be made to the London Stock Exchange for the New Ordinary Shares to be admitted to trading on AIM, with dealings expected to commence on 28 March 2022 (“Admission”).
Following Admission, the Company will have a total of 60,398,098 Ordinary Shares in issue. Shareholders may use this figure of 60,398,098 Ordinary Shares as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the share capital of the Company under the FCA’s Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.
For further information, please contact:
Destiny Pharma plc
Neil Clark, CEO
Shaun Claydon, CFO
+44 (0)1273 704 440
Optimum Strategic Communications
Mary Clark / Hollie Vile / Manel Mateus
+44 (0) 208 078 4357
finnCap Ltd (Nominated Advisor Joint Broker)
Geoff Nash / Kate Bannatyne / George Dollemore, Corporate Finance
Alice Lane / Nigel Birks / Harriet Ward, ECM
+44 (0) 207 220 0500
MC Services AG (Joint Broker)
Anne Hennecke / Andreas Burckhardt
About Destiny Pharma
Destiny Pharma is a clinical stage, innovative biotechnology company focused on the development of novel medicines that can prevent life-threatening infections. Its pipeline has novel microbiome-based biotherapeutics and XF drug clinical assets including NTCD-M3, a Phase 3 ready treatment for the prevention of C. difficile infection (CDI) recurrence which is the leading cause of hospital acquired infection in the US and also XF-73 nasal gel, which has recently completed a positive Phase 2b clinical trial
targeting the prevention of post-surgical staphylococcal hospital infections including MRSA. It is also co-developing SporCov, a novel, biotherapeutic product for the prevention of COVID-19 and other viral respiratory infections and has earlier grant funded XF research projects.
For further information on the company, please visit https://www.destinypharma.com