Epigenomics AG / Key word(s): Strategic Company Decision
25-March-2021 / 10:48 CET/CEST
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Epigenomics AG is Evaluating M&A Options
Berlin, Germany, March 25, 2021 – Epigenomics AG (Frankfurt Prime Standard: ECX, OTCQX: EPGNY; the “Company”) is considering strategic options in light of the recent negative reimbursement decision by the U.S. Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for its key product Epi proColon. In particular, the Company is evaluating the market for a potential sale of the Company by way of a share deal (public takeover) or asset deal to one or more investors as part of an M&A transaction. For this purpose, a corresponding sales process has been set up and the Company is in discussions with several potential parties. The Company has mandated a leading international investment bank as advisor in connection with the sales process.
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This publication expressly or implicitly contains forward-looking statements concerning Epigenomics AG and its business. These statements involve certain known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause Epigenomics AG’s actual results, financial condition and performance to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such statements. Epigenomics makes this announcement as of the date of this release and does not intend to update any forward-looking statements contained herein as a result of new information or future events or otherwise.
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