POSTPONEMENT OF THE AB SCIENCE ANNUAL GENERAL SHAREHOLDERS’ MEETING
Paris, France – May 22, 2020
AB Science SA (Euronext – FR0010557264 – AB) today announces the postponement of its annual general shareholders’ meeting.
In the exceptional context of the Covid-19 pandemic and in accordance with the ordinances taken on March 25, 2020 by the French Government (and in particular the ordinance n ° 2020-318 allowing the extension for three months of the deadline for approving the annual financial statements), the Board of Directors, aware of the importance of the annual general meeting for shareholders and excluding the possibility to organize this event behind closed doors, has decided to postpone the AB Science annual general shareholders’ meeting, usually held in June, until a later date, and in any event no later than September 30, 2020.
The date of the annual general shareholders’ meeting will be communicated later, in accordance with the provisions in force.
AB Science is committed, as a priority, to ensuring the health and safety of its shareholders, while maintaining their participation rights under the best conditions at its annual general meeting.
About AB Science
Founded in 2001, AB Science is a pharmaceutical company specializing in the research, development and commercialization of protein kinase inhibitors (PKIs), a class of targeted proteins whose action are key in signaling pathways within cells. Our programs target only diseases with high unmet medical needs, often lethal with short term survival or rare or refractory to previous line of treatment.
AB Science has developed a proprietary portfolio of molecules and the Company’s lead compound, masitinib, has already been registered for veterinary medicine and is developed in human medicine in oncology, neurological diseases, and inflammatory diseases. The company is headquartered in Paris, France, and listed on Euronext Paris (ticker: AB).
Further information is available on AB Science’s website: www.ab-science.com.
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