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Aiforia Technologies Plc ("Aiforia") has today submitted a listing application to Nasdaq Helsinki Ltd to list Aiforia's shares on Nasdaq First North Growth Market Finland ("First North") under the trading code AIFORIA. Trading in Aiforia's shares on First North is expected to commence on or about 10 December 2021.
Jukka Tapaninen, CEO, Aiforia Technologies Plc, tel. +33610416686
Veli-Matti Parkkonen, CFO, Aiforia Technologies Plc, tel. +358405009878
UB Securities Ltd, tel. +358 40 588 6769
Information about Aiforia
Aiforia equips pathologists and scientists in preclinical and clinical labs with powerful deep learning artificial intelligence software for translating images into discoveries, decisions, and diagnoses. The cloud based Aiforia products and services aim to escalate the efficiency and precision of medical image analysis beyond current capabilities, across a variety of fields from oncology to neuroscience and more. Our mission is to provide high-quality AI solutions for image-based diagnostics, enabling personalized and better care for patients. Find out more: www.aiforia.com
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The information contained herein does not constitute, or form part of, an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to purchase, any securities in the United States. The securities of Aiforia Technologies Plc (the "Company") have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the "Securities Act") and may not be offered or sold within the United States absent registration except pursuant to an exemption from registration. The Company does not intend to register any portion of the offering in the United States under the Securities Act or to offer securities to the public in the United States. Any public offering of securities to be made in the United States will be made by means of a prospectus that may be obtained from the Company or the selling security holder and will contain detailed information about the Company and management, as well as financial statements.
The issue, exercise and/or sale of securities are subject to specific legal or regulatory restrictions in certain jurisdictions. The Company, Swedbank AB (publ) or UB Securities Ltd assume no responsibility in the event there is a violation by any person of such restrictions.
The information contained herein shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation of an offer to purchase or subscribe, nor shall there be any sale of the securities referred to herein in any jurisdiction in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration, exemption from registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such jurisdiction. Investors must neither accept any offer for, nor acquire, any securities to which this document refers, unless they do so on the basis of the information contained in the applicable prospectus published or offering circular distributed by the Company.
The Company has not authorised any offer to the public of securities in any Member State of the European Economic Area. With respect to the United Kingdom and each Member State of the European Economic Area other than Finland and which applies the Prospectus Regulation (each, a "Relevant Member State"), no action has been undertaken or will be undertaken to make an offer to the public of securities requiring publication of a prospectus in any Relevant Member State other than Finland. As a result, the securities may only be offered in the United Kingdom and in Relevant Member States (a) to any legal entity, which fulfils the requirements of a qualified investor as defined in the Prospectus Regulation; or (b) in any other circumstances falling within Article 1(4) of the Prospectus Regulation. For the purposes of this paragraph, the expression an "offer of securities to the public" means a communication to persons in any form and by any means, presenting sufficient information on the terms of the offer and the securities to be offered, so as to enable an investor to decide to purchase or subscribe for those securities. The expression "Prospectus Regulation" means Regulation (EU) 2017/1129 of the European Parliament and of the Council, as amended, and as it forms part of domestic law in the United Kingdom by virtue of the European Union (Withdrawal) Act 2018.
This communication is directed only at (i) persons who are outside the United Kingdom or (ii) persons who have professional experience in matters relating to investments falling within Article 19(5) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the "Order") and (iii) high net worth entities, and other persons to whom it may lawfully be communicated, falling within Article 49(2) of the Order (all such persons together being referred to as "Relevant Persons"). Any investment activity to which this communication relates will only be available to and will only be engaged with, Relevant Persons. Any person who is not a Relevant Person should not act or rely on this document or any of its contents.
Full terms, conditions and instructions for the contemplated initial public offering are included in the offering circular that has been prepared by the Company in connection with the contemplated initial public offering. The offering circular is available on the website of the Company at investors.aiforia.com/ipo.
An investor is advised to read the prospectus before making an investment decision to fully understand the risks and rewards associated with the investment. The approval by the Finnish Financial Supervisory Authority of the prospectus shall not be considered as an endorsement of the securities offered.
Certain statements in this release are "forward-looking statements." Forward-looking statements include statements concerning plans, assumptions, projections, objectives, targets, goals, strategies, future events, future revenues or performance, capital expenditures, financing needs, plans or intentions relating to acquisitions, the Company's competitive strengths and weaknesses, plans or goals relating to financial position, future operations and development, its business strategy and the anticipated trends in the industry and the political and legal environment in which it operates and other information that is not historical information. In some instances, they can be identified by the use of forward-looking terminology, including the terms "believes," "intends," "may," "will" or "should" or, in each case, their negative or variations on comparable terminology.
Forward-looking statements in this release are based on assumptions. Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks, uncertainties and assumptions, both general and specific, and the risk exists that the predictions, forecasts, projections, plans and other forward-looking statements will not be achieved. Given these risks, uncertainties and assumptions, you are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. Any forward-looking statements contained herein speak only as at the date of this release. Save as required by law, the Company does not intend to, and does not assume any obligation to, update or correct any forward-looking statement contained in this release.