London: Thursday, October 10, 2019: Hutchison China MediTech Limited (“Chi-Med”) (AIM/Nasdaq: HCM) announces that on October 9, 2019, it granted share options under the Share Option Scheme conditionally adopted by Chi-Med at its Annual General Meeting in 2015 (the “2015 HCML Share Option Scheme”).
Chi-Med granted 1,735,000 share options under its 2015 HCML Share Option Scheme to certain employees to subscribe for Ordinary Shares subject to the acceptance of the grantees. Details of such share options granted prescribed are as follows:
|Date of grant||:||October 9, 2019|
|Exercise price of share options granted||:||GBP2.978 per Ordinary Share|
|Number of share options granted||:||1,735,000 (each share option shall entitle the holder thereof to subscribe for one Ordinary Share)|
|Closing market price of Ordinary Shares on the date of grant||:||GBP2.8775 per Ordinary Share|
|Validity period of the share options||:||From October 9, 2019 to October 8, 2029|
Chi-Med (AIM/Nasdaq: HCM) is an innovative biopharmaceutical company which researches, develops, manufactures and markets pharmaceutical products. Its Innovation Platform, Hutchison MediPharma, has about 470 scientists and staff focusing on discovering, developing and commercializing targeted therapies and immunotherapies in oncology and autoimmune diseases. It has a portfolio of eight cancer drug candidates currently in clinical studies around the world. Chi-Med’s Commercial Platform manufactures, markets, and distributes prescription drugs and consumer health products, covering an extensive network of hospitals across China.
Chi-Med is headquartered in Hong Kong and is dual-listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Global Select Market. For more information, please visit: www.chi-med.com.
This announcement contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the U.S. Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties. Existing and prospective investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. For further discussion of these and other risks, see Chi-Med’s filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and on AIM. Chi-Med undertakes no obligation to update or revise the information contained in this announcement, whether as a result of new information, future events or circumstances or otherwise.
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