AD HOC ANNOUNCEMENT PURSUANT TO ART. 53 LR
SIX Exchange Regulation approves delisting of Vifor Pharma AG's registered shares
The totality of the registered shares will be delisted following the legally binding court decision regarding the cancellation of the remaining publicly held registered shares
ST. GALLEN, SWITZERLAND – 12 October 2022 – Vifor Pharma AG (Vifor) announced today that Vifor has received approval for the delisting of the totality of Vifor's registered shares.
On August 18, Vifor applied to SIX Exchange Regulation AG (SER) for the delisting of the totality of its registered shares. With its decision of October 11, 2022, SER approved the delisting of all registered shares of Vifor with a par value of CHF 0.01 each.
SER will determine the last trading day and the delisting date in consultation with Vifor after the issuance of the legally binding decision by the Commercial Court St. Gallen regarding the cancellation of the remaining publicly held registered shares of Vifor.
About CSL Vifor
CSL Vifor is a global partner of choice for pharmaceuticals and innovative, leading therapies in iron deficiency, dialysis and nephrology & rare disease. We specialize in strategic global partnering, in-licensing and developing, manufacturing and marketing pharmaceutical products for precision healthcare, aiming to help patients around the world lead better, healthier lives. Headquartered in St. Gallen, Switzerland, CSL Vifor also includes the joint company Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma (with Fresenius Medical Care).
The parent company, CSL (ASX:CSL; USOTC:CSLLY), headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, employs 30,000 people and delivers its lifesaving therapies to people in more than 100 countries. For more information about CSL Vifor visit, www.cslvifor.com.
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