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London: Friday, March 18, 2016: Further to its announcements on October 16, 2015, November 13, 2015, February 11, 2016, March 1, 2016, March 4, 2016 and March 16, 2016, Hutchison China MediTech Limited (“Chi‑Med”) (AIM/Nasdaq: HCM) announces that today it has filed the final prospectus relating to the listing of American depositary shares (“ADSs”) representing its ordinary shares on the Nasdaq Stock Market (the “Offering”) which have been registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) by Chi-Med’s registration statement on Form F-1.
The final prospectus contains the previously announced final aggregate Offering price for the ADSs sold in the Offering.
BofA Merrill Lynch and Deutsche Bank Securities (in alphabetical order) acted as joint global coordinators and joint bookrunners for the Offering. Stifel, Canaccord Genuity, Panmure Gordon & Co. and CITIC CLSA acted as co-managers for the Offering.
Copies of the final prospectus may be accessed through the SEC’s website at www.sec.gov or obtained from (in alphabetical order): (i) BofA Merrill Lynch, Attn: Prospectus Department, 222 Broadway, New York, NY 10038, or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or (ii) Deutsche Bank Securities Inc., Attn: Prospectus Group, 60 Wall Street, New York, NY 10005, or by email at email@example.com.
This announcement does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy ADSs or any other securities, nor shall there be any sale of ADSs in any state or jurisdiction in which such an offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state or jurisdiction.
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Chi‑Med is a China‑based, globally‑focused healthcare group which researches, develops, manufactures and sells pharmaceuticals and health‑related consumer products. Its Innovation Platform focuses on discovering and developing innovative therapeutics in oncology and autoimmune diseases for the global market. Its Commercial Platform manufactures, markets, and distributes prescription drugs and consumer health products in China.
Chi‑Med is majority owned by the multinational conglomerate CK Hutchison Holdings Limited (SEHK: 0001). For more information, please visit: www.chi‑med.com.
This announcement does not constitute or form, and will not form, part of any offer or invitation to sell or issue, or the solicitation of an offer to purchase or acquire, any of the ordinary shares or ADSs or any other securities in the United States or in any other jurisdiction. This announcement is being issued pursuant to and in accordance with Rule 135e under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended.
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.
This announcement is not directed to, or intended for distribution or use by, any person or entity that is a citizen or resident or located in any locality, state, country or other jurisdiction where such distribution, publication, availability or use would be contrary to law or regulation or which would require any registration or licensing within such jurisdiction.
The distribution of this announcement into jurisdictions other than the United Kingdom may be restricted by law. Persons into whose possession this announcement come should acquaint themselves with and observe any such restrictions.
For readers in the European Economic Area
In any EEA 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.
For readers in the United Kingdom
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 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 (“Order”); or (iii) certain high value persons and entities who fall 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”). The ADSs are only available to, and any invitation, offer or agreement to subscribe for, purchase or otherwise acquire such ADSs will be engaged in only with, 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 may contain forward‑looking statements that reflect Chi‑Med’s current expectations regarding future events. A list and description of risks, uncertainties and other risks associated with an investment in Chi‑Med can be found in Chi‑Med’s filings with the SEC, including the final prospectus. Existing and prospective investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward‑looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. 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.