WILEX AG secures further financing with shareholder loan based on an existing financing commitment


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Munich, Germany, 11 October 2016 – WILEX AG (ISIN DE000A11QVV0 / WL6 / FSE) today signed a subordinated loan agreement for a total amount of up to EUR 3.7 million with its main shareholder dievini Hopp BioTech holding GmbH & Co. KG, Walldorf, Germany (dievini). The amount of the loan corresponds to the remaining amount of the financing commitment from November 2015 of up to EUR 10 million that will secure the company’s cash reach into the second quarter of 2017. The other part of the commitment (EUR 6.3 million) was invested in the company through capital increases in December 2015 and April 2016.

The loan does not have an expiration date, is unsecured and has an interest rate of 6% per annum. WILEX AG may access the loan when needed. The lender is entitled to terminate the loan agreement upon certain conditions; the loan would then become due within one month. In lieu of repayment of the loan in cash, dievini may request repayment by way of a contribution in kind in a capital increase.

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WILEX AG is a biopharmaceutical company based in Munich, Germany, that serves as a parent and holding company for the Group. Research and development focus on the operations of its subsidiary Heidelberg Pharma GmbH in Ladenburg, which primarily advances the development of the innovative ADC platform technology based on the compound Amanitin (ATAC technology) and provides preclinical drug research and development services. WILEX has diagnostic and therapeutic Phase-III drug candidates, which are available for out-licensing to external partners. WILEX AG is listed at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange: ISIN DE000A11QVV0 / WKN A11QVV / Symbol WL6. More information is available at http://www.wilex.com/.

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Sylvia Wimmer
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Email: investors[at]wilex.com
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