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SYGNIS Announces Proposed Combination of Business with GENETRIX' subsidiary X-Pol

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SYGNIS Announces Proposed Combination of Business with GENETRIX' subsidiary

Heidelberg, July18,2012 - SYGNIS Pharma AG (Frankfurt: LIOK; ISIN DE000A1E9B74;
Prime Standard) and GENETRIX Life Sciences, A.B., announced today, that the
biotechnology companies have signed a Term Sheet under which the companies
propose to combine GENETRIX Life Sciences, A.B.'s DNA sequencing subsidiary
X-Pol Biotech, S.L., (Madrid, Spain) and SYGNIS Pharma AG. Goal is to develop
and market X-Pol Biotech, S.L.'s DNA sequencing technologies and products.
SYGNIS Pharma AG will acquire 100% ownership of X-Pol Biotech, S.L., by way of
capital increase against contribution in kind and therefore X-Pol Biotech, S.L.,
will become a 100% subsidiary of SYGNIS Pharma AG. According to the business
valuation as of today and subject to a corresponding resolution of the
shareholders of SYGNIS Pharma AG, the existing shareholders of X-Pol Biotech,
S.L., will hold 77.5% of all shares in SYGNIS Pharma AG after the proposed
transaction. The executive and supervisory boards of both companies have voted
unanimously for the proposed key terms of the transaction. The transaction is
subject to an exemption granted by BaFin from the obligations pursuant to
Section 35 of the German Takeover Act (Wertpapiererwerbs- und Übernahmegesetz),
in particular to submit a mandatory tender offer to the existing shareholders of
SYGNIS Pharma AG in connection with the capital increase of SYGNIS Pharma AG. It
is also dependent on the approval of SYGNIS Pharma AG's shareholders at the next
shareholders' meeting. 
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For further information please contact:


Peter Willinger 
Tel: +49 6221 454 836
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Further inquiry note:
Michael Wolf
Telefon: +49 (6221) 454 - 6

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issuer:      SYGNIS Pharma AG
             Im Neuenheimer Feld 515
             D-69120 Heidelberg
phone:       +49 (0)6221 454-6
FAX:         +49 (0)6221 454-777
sector:      Biotechnology
ISIN:        DE000A1E9B74
indexes:     CDAX, Prime All Share
stockmarkets: free trade: Hannover, Berlin, München, Hamburg, Düsseldorf,
             Stuttgart, regulated dealing/prime standard: Frankfurt 
language:   English

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