Thu, 01/31/2019 - 08:30 Regulatory

New number of shares and votes in Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ)

New number of shares and votes in Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ)

As per 31 January 2019, the total number of shares in Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) (Sobi™) amounts to 297,515,209 shares. All shares are common shares. The total number of votes is 297,515,209. The increase in the number of shares and votes results from an issue of 24,193,092 common shares. The common shares have been issued in connection with the acquisition from AstraZeneca of rights to Synagis® (palivizumab) in the US. As per 31 January 2019 the company holds 3,423,726 common shares.


About Sobi™

Sobi™ is an international biopharmaceutical company dedicated to rare diseases. Our vision is to be recognised as a global leader in providing access to innovative treatments that transform lives for individuals with rare diseases. The product portfolio is primarily focused on treatments in Haemophilia and Specialty Care. Partnering in the development and commercialisation of products in specialty care is a key element of our strategy. Sobi has pioneered in biotechnology with world-class capabilities in protein biochemistry and biologics manufacturing. In 2017, Sobi had total revenues of SEK 6.5 billion and approximately 850 employees. The share (STO:SOBI) is listed on Nasdaq Stockholm. More information is available at


For more information please contact 

Media relations/Investor relations Investor relations
Linda Holmström, Senior Communications/IR Manager  Jörgen Winroth, Senior IR Advisor
+46 708 734 095  +1 347 224 0819, +1 212 579 0506 
Paula Treutiger, Head of Communications & Investor Relations
+46 733 666 599

The above information has been made public in accordance with the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act. The information was released for public distribution on 31 January 2019 at 8:30 CET.