London: Thursday, June 6, 2019: Hutchison China MediTech Limited (“Chi-Med” or the “Company”) (AIM/Nasdaq: HCM) today filed the Post Hearing Information Pack (the “PHIP”) with the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (“SEHK”) in connection with a proposed listing of its ordinary shares on the Main Board of the SEHK (the “Listing”) and concurrent global offering of ordinary shares (the “Offering”) as previously announced on April 15, 2019. The PHIP contains unaudited condensed consolidated interim financial information as of and for the three months ended March 31, 2018 and 2019 and certain updates regarding the Company’s business and financial information which are available for viewing at https://www.rns-pdf.londonstockexchange.com/rns/3500B_1-2019-6-6.pdf .
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 420 scientists and staff focusing on discovering, developing and commercializing targeted therapeutics 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.
Dual-listed on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq Global Select Market, Chi-Med is headquartered in Hong Kong and majority owned by the multinational conglomerate CK Hutchison Holdings Limited (SEHK: 1). 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. These forward-looking statements reflect Chi-Med’s current expectations regarding future events. Actual results or developments may differ materially from those projected or implied in these forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause such a difference include risks and uncertainties related to completion of the SEHK’s review of Chi-Med’s listing application and completion of the Offering (including the terms of the Offering), market conditions, the satisfaction of customary closing conditions related to the Offering, whether and the degree to which Chi-Med will continue to benefit from CKHH’s support, and Chi-Med’s ability to progress the development of its drug candidates and successfully commercialize them. More information about the risks and uncertainties faced by Chi-Med will be contained or incorporated by reference in the preliminary prospectus filed with the SEHK and preliminary prospectus supplement filed with the SEC, in each case related to the Offering, when completed. 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 SEHK, SEC 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.
This announcement is being issued pursuant to and in accordance with Rule 135e under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended (“Securities Act”). This announcement does not constitute a prospectus and does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to purchase or acquire, any of the ordinary shares, American depositary shares or any other securities of the Company in the United States or any other jurisdiction. Securities may not be offered or sold in the United States absent registration or an exemption from registration under the Securities Act. Any public offering of securities to be made in the United States will be made by means of a prospectus. Such prospectus may be obtained from the Company and will contain or incorporate by reference detailed information about the Company, its management and financial statements.
No prospectus required for the purposes of the Prospectus Directive or admission document will be made available in connection with the matters contained in this announcement. For these purposes, the term “Prospectus Directive” means Directive 2003/71/EC (including the 2010 PD Amending Directive, to the extent implemented in the Relevant Member States) and includes any relevant implementing measure in the Relevant Member State and the term “2010 PD Amending Directive” means Directive 2010/73/EU.
No money, securities or other consideration is being solicited, and, if sent in response to the information contained in this announcement, will not be accepted.
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In connection with the Offering, the price of the Shares may be stabilized in accordance with the Securities and Futures (Price Stabilizing) Rules (Chapter 571W of the Laws of Hong Kong) and Regulation M under the U.S. Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Details of any intended stabilization and how it will be regulated under the Securities and Futures Ordinance (Chapter 571 of the Laws of Hong Kong) will be contained in the Company’s Hong Kong prospectus, which will be issued in Hong Kong in connection with the Hong Kong public offering of the Shares if the Offering proceeds.
In any European Economic Area Member State that has implemented the Prospectus Directive, this announcement is only addressed to and directed at qualified investors in that Member State within the meaning of the Prospectus Directive. The term “Prospectus Directive” means Directive 2003/71/EC (and amendments thereto, including Directive 2010/73/EU, to the extent implemented in each relevant Member State), together with any relevant implementing measure in the relevant Member State.
This announcement, insofar as it constitutes an invitation or inducement to enter into investment activity (within the meaning of section 21 of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, as amended) in connection with the securities which are the subject of the potential offering described in this announcement or otherwise, is being directed only at (i) persons who are outside the United Kingdom or (ii) persons who have professional experience in matters relating to investments who fall within Article 19(5) (investment professionals) of the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 (Financial Promotion) Order 2005 (the “Order”) or (iii) persons falling within Article 49(2)(a) to (d) (high net worth companies, unincorporated associations etc.) of the Order; or (iv) any other person to whom it may lawfully be communicated (all such persons in (i) to (iv) together being referred to as “relevant persons”). Any person who is not a relevant person should not act or rely on this announcement or any of its contents.
This announcement shall not be deemed as public invitation or inducement to enter into investment activity, nor shall the publication of this announcement be deemed as offering securities consultation-related services in the PRC (for the purpose of this announcement only, excluding Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan). The securities which are the subject of the potential offering described in this announcement may not be offered or sold, and will not be offered or sold to any person for re-offering or resale, directly or indirectly, to any resident of the PRC except pursuant to applicable laws and regulations of the PRC.
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