Acacia Pharma Issues Ordinary Shares to its Employee Benefit Trust


Publication in application of Article 15 of the Law of 2 May 2007 (the Transparency Law)

Acacia Pharma Group plc

As previously announced1, Acacia Pharma Group plc issued ordinary shares to its Employee Benefit Trust within the authorised capital. The gross amount of this capital increase amounted to GBP 22,909.44 via an issue of 1,145,472 new shares at an issue price of GBP 0.02 per share. The shares were issued to satisfy the vesting of share awards granted under the Company’s Performance Share Plan.

Total amount of share capital on 21 December 2021 GBP 2,017,188.46
Total amount of share premium on 21 December 2021 GBP 142,087,474.57
Total number of shares with voting rights on 21 December 2021 100,859,423
Total number of voting rights on 21 December 2021 (denominator) 100,859,423
Total number of outstanding warrants 201,330
Total number of outstanding employee share options and RSUs2 6,208,505
  1. Press release of 16 December 2021 – Issue of Shares to Employee Benefit Trust
  2. Of the 6,208,505 options and RSUs currently outstanding, 1,015,583 will be satisfied through the transfer of shares already issued and admitted to trading and held within the Acacia Pharma Group plc Employee Benefit Trust


Acacia Pharma Group plc
Mike Bolinder, CEO
Gary Gemignani, CFO
+44 1223 919760 / +1 317 505 1280  

International Media
Frazer Hall, Mark Swallow, David Dible
MEDiSTRAVA Consulting
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US Investors
LifeSci Advisors
Irina Koffler
+1 917-734-7387
Media in Belgium and the Netherlands
Chris Van Raemdonck
+32 499 58 55 31

About Acacia Pharma

Acacia Pharma is a hospital pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of new products aimed at improving the care of patients undergoing significant treatments such as surgery, other invasive procedures, or cancer chemotherapy. The Company has identified important and commercially attractive unmet needs in these areas that its product portfolio aims to address.

Barhemsys® (amisulpride) injection is a selective dopamine (D2 and D3) receptor antagonist approved and available in the US for the treatment and prevention of postoperative nausea & vomiting (PONV) in adult patients.

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Byfavo® (remimazolam) for injection, is an IV benzodiazepine sedative approved and available in the US for the induction and maintenance of procedural sedation in adults undergoing procedures lasting 30 minutes or less. Byfavo is in-licensed from Paion UK Limited for the US market.

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APD403 (intravenous and oral amisulpride), a selective dopamine antagonist for chemotherapy induced nausea & vomiting (CINV) has successfully completed one proof-of-concept and one Phase 2 dose-ranging study in patients receiving highly emetogenic chemotherapy.

Acacia Pharma has its US headquarters in Indianapolis, IN and its R&D operations are centred in Cambridge, UK. The Company is listed on the Euronext Brussels exchange under the ISIN code GB00BYWF9Y76 and ticker symbol ACPH.

This release is intended for investors and media only.

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