Coronado Biosciences Approved for Listing on NASDAQ (NasdaqCM:CNDO)
Coronado Biosciences, Inc. A biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of novel immunotherapy agents for the treatment of autoimmune diseases and cancer, today announced that its common stock has been approved for listing on the NASDAQ Capital Market and is expected to begin trading on Monday, December 19, 2011 under the symbol CNDO. The Company's common stock will continue to trade on the Over the Counter Bulletin Board until the market close on Friday, December 16, 2011.
"This milestone, completing the transition from a private company to a publicly traded company on a national exchange, underscores our commitment to executing on our business strategy," stated Dr. Bobby W. Sandage, Jr., Coronado's President and CEO. "Joining NASDAQ will help raise awareness of our company among the investment community, while increasing liquidity for our securities."
"NASDAQ is pleased to welcome Coronado Biosciences to our family of listed companies," said Bob McCooey, Senior Vice President, NASDAQ OMX Global Corporate Client Group. "We look forward to a successful and enduring partnership with Coronado Biosciences and its shareholders."
About Coronado Biosciences
Coronado Biosciences is engaged in the development of novel immunotherapy biologic agents. The Company's two principal pharmaceutical product candidates in clinical development are: CNDO-201, a biologic for the treatment of autoimmune diseases, such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis and multiple sclerosis; and CNDO-109, a biologic that activates natural killer (NK) cells, for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML) and solid tumors. For more information, please visit www.coronadobiosciences.com.
About NASDAQ OMX
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with more than 3,500 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX first North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com.
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