Cytos Biotechnology AG

EQS-Adhoc: Cytos Biotechnology AG: Bondholders' meeting approves conversion of bonds into shares with overwhelming majority

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Cytos Biotechnology AG: Bondholders' meeting approves conversion of
bonds into shares with overwhelming majority

26.01.2015 / 14:23
Release of an ad hoc announcement pursuant to Art. 53 KR.
The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.


Media Release

Bondholders' meeting approves conversion of bonds into shares with
overwhelming majority

  - Far more than the required two thirds of the bonds approve the
    conversion, namely around 84%

  - Major hurdle for continued going concern of Cytos taken

  - Reduction of the remaining debt by CHF 2 million

Schlieren (Zurich), Switzerland, 26 January 2015 - Cytos Biotechnology Ltd.
("Cytos") today announced that its bondholders have approved the conversion
of the bonds with far more than the required quorum, namely 83.96% of all
outstanding bonds eligible for voting. This resolution will be submitted to
the superior composition authority of creditors of the canton of Zurich
("Obere Kantonale Nachlassbehörde") for approval. Cytos will convene a
shareholders meeting to create the shares necessary for the conversion. A
two third majority of the shares represented will be required at the
shareholder meeting for the ordinary capital increase.

In addition, Cytos announced today, that loan notes with a nominal amount
of CHF 2 million were exchanged with convertible bonds with a nominal value
of CHF 4 million. The applicable price for the convertible bonds of 50%
corresponds to the volume weighted average price since the announcement of
the restructuring on 6 January 2015. Due to the mandatory conversion of the
bonds into newly created shares, the remaining debt of Cytos will be
reduced by CHF 2 million.

For further information, please contact:

Cytos Biotechnology Ltd
Harry Welten, MBA
Chief Financial Officer
Tel: +41 44 733 46 46

About Cytos Biotechnology Ltd

Cytos is a public biopharmaceutical company located in Schlieren (Zurich),
Switzerland. The Company is listed according to the Main Standard on the
SIX Swiss Exchange Ltd under the symbol CYTN.

Forward Looking Statements
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risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to be materially
different from historical results or from any future results expressed or
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statements that include the words "will" or "expect" or the negative of
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Factors that may cause actual results to differ materially from any future
results expressed or implied by any forward-looking statements include
scientific, business, economic and financial factors, Against the
background of these uncertainties, readers should not rely on
forward-looking statements. The Company assumes no responsibility for
updating forward-looking statements or adapting them to future events or

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Language:    English
Company:     Cytos Biotechnology AG
             Wagistr. 25
             8952 Schlieren
Phone:       +41 44 733 4747
Fax:         +41 44 733 4740
ISIN:        CH0011025217, CH0029060735
Valor:       -
Listed:      Freiverkehr in Berlin, München, Stuttgart; Frankfurt in
             Open Market ; SIX

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