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Scancell Holdings Plc
13 October 2020
 

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13 October 2020

 

Scancell Holdings plc

("Scancell" or the "Company")

 

Posting of Circular

Scancell Holdings plc (AIM: SCLP), the developer of novel immunotherapies for the treatment of cancer and infectious disease, announces that further to the Company's announcement on 12th October regarding a proposed investment by funds managed by Redmile Group, LLC of up to £30 million for pipeline development and the Open Offer to raise up to approximately £3 million, the Company confirms that the Circular is being posted to shareholders today and will shortly be available on the Company's website: https://www.scancell.co.uk/2020-capital-raise 

First Admission in respect of the Subscription Shares is expected to become effective by no later than 8:00 a.m. on Wednesday 14th October or such later time and/or date as the Redmile Funds and the Company may agree (being no later than the Final Date).

The issue of the New Convertible Loan Notes and the Open Offer are subject to, inter alia, the Company obtaining shareholder approval at the General Meeting to grant the Directors the necessary authorities to issue the New Convertible Loan Notes and the Open Offer Shares. Further details of the Capital Raise and the notice of General Meeting are set out in the Circular.

The capitalised terms used in this announcement have the same meanings as in the announcement published by the Company at approximately 7.00 a.m. on Monday 12th October 2020 unless otherwise stated.

 

For further information, please contact:

Scancell Holdings plc

Dr John Chiplin, Executive Chairman

Dr Cliff Holloway, CEO

 

 

+44 (0) 20 3727 1000

 

Panmure Gordon (UK) Limited

 

 

Freddy Crossley/Emma Earl (Corporate Finance)

 

+44 (0) 20 7886 2500

Rupert Dearden (Corporate Broking)

 

 


FTI Consulting

 

 

Simon Conway/Natalie Garland-Collins

 

+44 (0) 20 3727 1000

 

Important Notice

This Announcement and the information contained in it is restricted and is not for release, publication or distribution, directly or indirectly, in whole or in part, in, into or from the United States, Australia, Canada, New Zealand, Japan, the Russian Federation, the Republic of Ireland or the Republic of South Africa or any other jurisdiction in which the same would constitute a violation of the relevant laws or regulations of that jurisdiction (each, a "Restricted Jurisdiction"). The securities mentioned herein have not been, and will not be, registered under the US Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act"). The New Ordinary Shares and the New Convertible Loan Notes may not be offered or sold in the United States, except pursuant to an exemption from the registration requirements of the Securities Act. There will be no public offer of securities of the Company in the United States.

This Announcement has been issued by, and is the sole responsibility, of the Company. No representation or warranty express or implied, is or will be made as to, or in relation to, and no responsibility or liability is or will be accepted by Panmure Gordon or by any of its affiliates, directors, officers, employees, advisers or agents as to or in relation to, the accuracy or completeness of this Announcement or any other written or oral information made available to or publicly available to any interested party or its advisers, and any liability therefore is expressly disclaimed. Panmure Gordon has not authorised the contents of, or any part of, this Announcement.

Panmure Gordon, which is authorised by the FCA, is acting exclusively for the Company and no-one else in connection with the Capital Raise and will not regard any other person as a client in relation to the Capital Raise and will not be responsible to anyone other than the Company for providing the protections afforded to its clients or for providing advice in relation to the Capital Raise or any other matter referred to herein. Its responsibilities as nominated adviser and broker to the Company are owed to the London Stock Exchange and the Company and not to any other person including, without limitation, in respect of any decision to acquire New Ordinary Shares or New Convertible Loan Notes in reliance on any part of this Announcement.

No public offering of New Ordinary Shares or New Convertible Loan Notes is being made in the United Kingdom, any Restricted Jurisdiction or elsewhere. The distribution of this Announcement and the offering of the New Ordinary Shares or New Convertible Loan Notes in certain jurisdictions may be restricted by law. No action has been taken by the Company or Panmure Gordon that would permit an offering of such New Ordinary Shares or New Convertible Loan Notes or possession or distribution of this Announcement or any other offering or publicity material relating to such New Ordinary Shares or New Convertible Loan Notes in any jurisdiction where action for that purpose is required. Persons into whose possession this Announcement comes are required by the Company and Panmure Gordon to inform themselves about, and to observe, such restrictions.

The information in this Announcement may not be forwarded or distributed to any other person and may not be reproduced in any manner whatsoever. Any forwarding, distribution, reproduction, or disclosure of this information in whole or in part is unauthorised. Failure to comply with this directive may result in a violation of the Securities Act or the applicable laws of other jurisdictions.

There are matters set out within this Announcement that are forward-looking statements. Such statements are only predictions, and actual events or results may differ materially. For a discussion of important factors which could cause actual results to differ from forward-looking statements, refer to the Company's Annual Report and Accounts for the period ended 30 April 2019. None of the Company or Panmure Gordon undertake any obligation to update publicly, or revise, forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except to the extent legally required. You should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this Announcement. No statement in this Announcement is or is intended to be a profit forecast or profit estimate or to imply that the earnings of the Company for the current or future financial periods will necessarily match or exceed the historical or published earnings of the Company. The price of Ordinary Shares and the income from them may go down as well as up and investors may not get back the full amount invested on disposal of the Ordinary Shares.

It is expected that the New Ordinary Shares in the Company to be issued pursuant to the Capital Raise will not be admitted to trading on any stock exchange other than to trading on AIM, a market operated by the London Stock Exchange. It is not expected that any New Convertible Loan Notes will be admitted to trading on any stock exchange. This Announcement is not an offering document, prospectus, prospectus equivalent document or AIM admission document. It is expected that no offering document, prospectus, prospectus equivalent document or AIM admission document will be required in connection with the Capital Raise and no such document has been or will be prepared or submitted to be approved by the FCA or submitted to the London Stock Exchange in relation to the Capital Raise.

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