药明康德今日在香港联交所挂牌上市

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    药明康德今日在香港联交所挂牌上市

    WuXi AppTec Lists H Shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

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    ▲药明康德在香港联交所挂牌上市

    香港和上海,2018年12月13日——无锡药明康德新药开发股份有限公司(股票代码:603259.SH/2359.HK)今日正式在香港联交所主板挂牌上市。药明康德本次H股发行价格为每股68港元,共发行约1.16亿股,募集资金净额约75.53亿港元(假设超额配售权未获行使)。公司此次发行H股募集资金将主要用于在全球范围推进能力和规模的建设、外延并购CRO及CDMO/CMO公司、投资布局大健康生态圈建设、开发医药健康领域前沿科技、偿还银行贷款、补充运营资金等。

    随着H股的成功发行,药明康德成功实现“A+H”股双资本平台的落地。一方面,“A+H”双融资平台将为公司提供强有力的资本支持,有助于海内外投资者及客户更直观快速地了解公司,彰显药明康德在全球医药研发领域的影响力,助推公司全球布局和业务发展。

    另一方面,此次H股成功发行也为药明康德拓展大健康领域创新生态打下坚实基础药明康德将持续深化能力技术平台的建设,以数据驱动和技术驱动来打破医药健康的创新壁垒,为不断涌现的大量新型初创公司、研究机构、科学家、创业者、医院和医生赋能,使其有机会通过药明康德的平台参与创新的各个环节,让更多的新药和健康产品早日进入市场,造福广大病患。

    ▲药明康德董事长兼首席执行官李革博士(左)与联席首席执行官胡正国先生(右)敲响上市锣

    “H股上市是药明康德发展历程的又一个全新的起点。感谢大家长期以来的支持与信任。”药明康德董事长兼首席执行官李革博士表示,“我们将以此次H股上市为契机,继续坚持能力和规模建设,构建大健康领域创新生态圈,赋能更多初创公司、研究机构、科学家、创业者、医院和医生,汇聚医药健康领域更多的经验与智慧,和更多的合作伙伴共同努力,早日实现‘让天下没有难做的药,难治的病’的伟大梦想。”

    关于无锡药明康德新药开发股份有限公司

    无锡药明康德新药开发股份有限公司(股票代码:603259.SH/2359.HK)是国际领先的开放式能力与技术平台公司,为全球制药及医疗器械等领域提供从药物发现、开发到市场化的全方位一体化的实验室研发和生产服务。本着以研究为首任,以客户为中心的宗旨,药明康德通过高性价比、高效率的服务平台帮助全球客户缩短药物及医疗器械研发周期、降低研发成本。药明康德平台涵括小分子药物研发和生产、细胞及基因疗法研发生产、药物研发和医疗器械测试等,正承载着来自全球不同国家的3000多家创新合作伙伴的数千个研发创新项目,致力于将最新和最好的医药和健康产品带给全球病患,实现“让天下没有难做的药,难治的病”的梦想。


     

    WuXi AppTec Lists H Shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange

    HONG KONG and SHANGHAI, December 12, 2018 — WuXi AppTec Co., Ltd. (“WuXi AppTec” or “the Company”; Stock code: 603259.SH/2359.HK) today announced the listing of approximately 116 million H-shares on the Main Board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. Based on the offer price of HK$68 per share, the net proceeds to be received by the Company are about HK$7,553 million (assuming the Over-allotment Option is not exercised). 

    The Hong Kong IPO will be used to enhance the Company’s capability and capacity worldwide. This could include acquiring CROs and CDMO/CMOs, developing cutting-edge technologies, fostering a healthcare ecosystem, boosting working capital, and repaying bank loans.

    The listing adds the finishing touch to the WuXi’s IPO plans on both A-shares and H-shares. The two IPOs will provide strong capital support for the Company’s growth, enhance the Company’s international standing in drug research and development, and propel its global expansion.

    The listing also marks a significant milestone in WuXi AppTec’s efforts to strengthen its open-access enabling capability and technology platform – including harnessing data and technologies – to enable scientists, entrepreneurs, doctors, and patients to participate in innovation. This networked healthcare ecosystem is vital for expediting the development of pharmaceutical and healthcare products to treat patients globally.

    “We are entering a new stage of development for WuXi AppTec with today’s listing on the Hong Kong Exchange, and we are very grateful for the confidence and support we have received from the global investment community,” said Dr. Ge Li, Chairman and CEO of WuXi AppTec. “We will continue to enhance the capability and capacity of our platform to enable our collaborative partners worldwide. We aspire to foster a networked healthcare ecosystem, where scientists and entrepreneurs are empowered to participate, and together, to realize our vision – every drug can be made and every disease can be treated.”

    About WuXi AppTec 

    WuXi AppTec (603259.SH/2359.HK) is a leading global pharmaceutical and medical device open-access capability and technology platform company with global operations. As an innovation-driven and customer-focused company, WuXi AppTec provides a broad and integrated portfolio of services to help our worldwide customers and partners shorten the discovery and development time and lower the cost of drug and medical device R&D through cost-effective and efficient solutions. With its industry-leading capabilities such as small molecule drug R&D and manufacturing, cell therapy and gene therapy R&D and manufacturing, drug R&D and medical device testing, WuXi platform is enabling more than 3,000 innovative collaborators to bring innovative healthcare products to patients, and to fulfill WuXi’s dream that “every drug can be made and every disease can be treated.” 

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