Antengene Selected as a Constituent of the FTSE Global Equity Index Series
Antengene Corporation Limited ("Antengene" or "the Company", SEHK: 6996.HK), today announced that FTSE Russell, a leading global index provider, has added Antengene to the following indexes of the FTSE Global Index Series ("GEIS"), namely the FTSE Global Small Cap Index, the FTSE Global All Cap Index, and the FTSE Global Total Cap Index, following FTSE's most recent semi-annual review. These inclusions will be effective after the market close on September 17, 2021. The inclusions into the three indexes of the FTSE GEIS, came in less than one year after being listed on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, indicating a strong recognition of the Company in the international capital markets and in the global healthcare industry, and further increasing the Company's visibility among both domestic and global investors.
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Antengene Corporation Limited ("Antengene", SEHK: 6996.HK) is a leading clinical-stage R&D- driven biopharmaceutical company focused on innovative medicines for oncology and other life-threatening diseases. Antengene aims to provide the most advanced anti-cancer drugs to patients in the Asia Pacific Region and around the world. Since beginning operation in 2017, Antengene has obtained 16 investigational new drug (IND) approvals, submitted 6 new drug applications (NDAs) in multiple Asia Pacific markets, with the NDA for selinexor in South Korea already approved through a priority review process. Leveraging partnerships as well as in-house drug discovery, Antengene has built a broad and expanding pipeline of 13 clinical and pre-clinical assets, comprising 8 global rights assets and 5 assets with rights for Asia Pacific markets including the Greater China region. Driven by its vision of "Treating Patients Beyond Borders", Antengene is committed to addressing significant unmet medical needs by discovering, developing, manufacturing and commercializing first-in-class/best-in-class therapeutics.
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