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Vinge advises Isofol in connection with its listing on Nasdaq Stockholm

October 21, 2021

Vinge has advised Isofol Medical AB in connection with its listing on Nasdaq Stockholm, with the first day of trading on 21 October 2021. The prospectus was approved by the Swedish Financial Supervisory Authority on 18 October 2021. Isofol has a market value corresponding to approximately SEK 1.5 billion.

Isofol is a biotech company in late clinical phase which develops arfolitixorin in order to improve standard treatment of 5-FE based chemotherapy, primarily for advanced colorectal cancer, by increasing tumour response and progression free survival.

Vinge’s team primarily consisted of Anders StridJenny Sandlund and Edin Agic (Capital Markets), Victor Ericsson and Emelie Svanberg (Tax), Anna Ståhlklo (Commercial Agreements), Alexander Lindeberg (IP) and Rebecka Hansson (Employment Law).

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