London: Wednesday, 1 April 2015: Chi-Med announces that it has issued 64,038 ordinary shares of US$1.00 each (the “Shares”) following the exercise of options by Mr Johnny Cheng, Executive Director and Chief Financial Officer of Chi-Med, at an exercise price of GBP1.26 per share on 1 April 2015.
Following the issue of the Shares, which are expected to be held as a long term investment by Mr Cheng, Mr Cheng is beneficially interested in 256,146 Shares, representing 0.48% of the current issued share capital of Chi-Med.
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Chi-Med is a China-based healthcare group focused on researching, developing, manufacturing and selling pharmaceuticals and health-related consumer products. Its Drug R&D Division focuses on discovering and developing innovative therapeutics in oncology and autoimmune diseases. Its China Healthcare Division manufactures, markets and distributes prescription and over-the-counter pharmaceuticals in China. Its emerging Consumer Products Division focuses on organic and natural consumer products in Asia.
Chi-Med is majority owned by the multinational conglomerate Hutchison Whampoa Limited (SEHK:13). For more information, please visit: www.chi-med.com.