Amphion Innovations plc
Additional Draw Down on Loan Facility
London and New York, 22 August 2016 - Amphion Innovations plc (AIM: AMP), the developer of medical, life science, and technology businesses, today announces that the Company has agreed terms for the draw-down of an additional tranche of US $2,350,000 (an “Additional Draw”) under the loan facility as announced on 5 June 2014 (the “Facility”).
Under the terms of the Additional Draw, the interest rate will be 10% with repayments starting on 1 January 2017 and with the final repayment due on 1 December 2017. The proceeds are to be used to repay the existing amount due under the Facility and for working capital for Amphion and its Partner Companies.
The loan is secured by the pledge by the Company of 8,754,255 ordinary shares of Kromek Group plc and 27,961,625 ordinary shares of Motif Bio plc.
The current loan balance under the Facility after the Additional Draw will be US $6,198,333. Of this amount, US $3,000,000, plus interest is convertible into the ordinary shares of Amphion Innovations plc at 6 pence and the remaining amount, plus interest is convertible at 8 pence.
Richard Morgan, CEO of Amphion, said: “We continue to believe in the future upside potential of our holdings in our Partner Companies. We are working on moving other programmes forward and this facility gives us access to additional working capital to help develop the emerging companies and to progress the pipeline.”
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Charlie Leigh-Pemberton (Corporate Broking)
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Northland Capital Partners Limited (Joint Corporate Broker)
Patrick Claridge / David Hignell (Corporate Finance)
John Howes (Corporate Broking)
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Plumtree Capital Limited (Financial Adviser)
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About Amphion Innovations plc
Amphion Innovations is a developer of medical, life science and technology businesses.
We use our extensive experience in company building to invest and build shareholder value in high growth companies in the US and UK. Amphion has significant shareholding in 7 Partner Companies developing proven technologies targeting substantial commercial marketplaces. The Amphion model has been refined to optimise the commercialisation of patents and other intellectual property within the Partner Companies. The Partner Companies collectively own or control over 200 separately identified pieces of intellectual property, a number which grows rapidly each year.