Appili Therapeutics Receives Eligibility for DTC Trading in the U.S.
Appili Therapeutics Inc. (TSXV: APLI; OTCQX: APLIF) (the Company or Appili), a biopharmaceutical company developing anti-infective drug candidates, today announced that its common shares listed in the United States, under the symbol APLIF, are Depository Trust Company (DTC) eligible. DTC is a subsidiary of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation, a U.S. company that manages the electronic clearing and settlement of publicly traded companies. DTC services provide simplification, convenience, and cost benefits for investors and brokers trading Canadian securities in the United States.
"Our programs have implications worldwide, including our recently announced U.S. expansion of the Phase 2 trial evaluating favipiravir as a prophylaxis against COVID-19," said Kimberly Stephens, Chief Financial Officer of Appili Therapeutics. "DTC eligibility provides access to a broader base of investors in North America and bolsters the visibility of Appili in the capital markets, thereby further solidifying our ability to improve our share liquidity and advance our programs."
Appili's common shares will continue to trade under Cusip #03783R107 and ISIN # CA03783R1073.
About Appili Therapeutics
Appili Therapeutics Inc. was founded to advance the global fight against infectious disease by matching clearly defined patient needs with drug development programs that provide solutions to existing challenges patients, doctors, and society face in this critical disease space. Appili has built a pipeline of assetsdesigned to address a broad range of significant unmet medical needs in the infectious disease landscape. This diverse pipeline aims to address some of the most urgent threats in global public health, including ATI-2307, a novel, broad spectrum, clinical-stage antifungal candidate in development for severe and difficult-to-treat invasive fungal infections; ATI-1701, a vaccine candidate for tularemia, a very serious biological weapons threat; ATI-1503, a drug discovery program aimed at generating a novel class of antibiotics with broad-spectrum activity against Gram-negative superbugs; and ATI-1501, which employs Appili's proprietary, taste-masked, oral-suspension technology with metronidazole for the growing number of patients with difficulty swallowing. In addition, the Company is also testing FFTC's drug favipiravir for the prevention of COVID-19 as a potential prophylaxis treatment. Headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia, with offices in Toronto, Ontario, Appili is pursuing worldwide opportunities in collaboration with scientific and industry commercial partners, governments and government agencies. For more information, visit www.AppiliTherapeutics.com.
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