This Day On The Street
Continue to site
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics Announces Results Of Extraordinary General Meeting

AMSTERDAM, The Netherlands, March 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics (Euronext: AMT), a leader in the field of human gene therapy, announced that the Extraordinary General Meeting (EGM) of shareholders was held in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, today in accordance with the EGM Notice of February 17, 2012. At the EGM, shareholders approved all the resolutions proposed for the substantial corporate restructuring and financing transaction, which will result in the assets and certain liabilities being acquired by a newly formed private company, uniQure BV, and the AMT legal entity being liquidated.

The shareholders in uniQure previously included a condition to the transaction that meant an additional € 1.0 million of investment was to be secured by AMT prior to completion. This condition has been waived. Completion of the uniQure transaction is expected to occur in early April 2012. Further details on timing on the uniQure transaction are set out on the company's website.

The resolutions put to the EGM convened in accordance with the Notice were passed by a majority in excess of 99 percent. The detailed voting information and results pursuant to Section 2:120 paragraph 5 of the Dutch Civil Code will be posted on the website http://www.amtbiopharma.com.

About Amsterdam Molecular Therapeutics

AMT is a world leader in the development of human gene based therapies. AMT has a product pipeline of gene therapy products in development for hemophilia B, acute intermittent porphyria, Parkinson's disease and SanfilippoB. Using adeno-associated viral (AAV) derived vectors as the delivery vehicle of choice for therapeutic genes, the company has been able to design and validate probably the world's first stable and scalable AAV manufacturing platform. This proprietary platform can be applied to a large number of rare (orphan) diseases caused by one faulty gene and allows AMT to pursue its strategy of focusing on this sector of the industry.  The assets of AMT are subject to a proposed acquisition by uniQure BV. AMT was founded in 1998 and is based in Amsterdam. Further information can be found at http://www.amtbiopharma.com.

About uniQure

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 18,285.74 +0.34 0.00%
S&P 500 2,130.82 +4.97 0.23%
NASDAQ 5,090.7940 +19.0510 0.38%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs