Basilea announces repayment of 2022 convertible bonds
Basel/Allschwil, Switzerland, December 28, 2022
Basilea Pharmaceutica Ltd (SIX: BSLN), a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company committed to meeting the needs of patients with severe bacterial and fungal infections, announced today that it has fully repaid its 2.75% convertible bonds (ISIN CH0305398148), which were due on December 23, 2022, with an outstanding nominal amount of CHF 113.8 million. As there was no conversion, no shares have been issued and the share capital remains unchanged.
Adesh Kaul, Chief Financial Officer, stated: “We are very pleased to have fully redeemed the 2022 convertible bonds. As announced, we have thus successfully reduced our debt-level without diluting our shareholders, based on the growing cash flows from our marketed drugs and our strong financial prospects.”
Basilea is a commercial-stage biopharmaceutical company founded in 2000 and headquartered in Switzerland. We are committed to discovering, developing and commercializing innovative drugs to meet the needs of patients with severe bacterial and fungal infections. We have successfully launched two hospital brands, Cresemba for the treatment of invasive fungal infections and Zevtera for the treatment of bacterial infections. In addition, we have several preclinical anti-infective assets in our portfolio. Basilea is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX: BSLN). Please visit basilea.com.
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For further information, please contact:
| Peer Nils Schröder, PhD |
Head of Corporate Communications & Investor Relations
Basilea Pharmaceutica International Ltd, Allschwil
|Phone||+41 61 606 1102|
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