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Cellmid share consolidation will reflect growing value of assets

Revenue in the company’s consumer health division has quadrupled since 2014.
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A supply agreement will see évolis hair growth products marketed in China

Cellmid Limited (ASX:CDY) has completed a 20:1 consolidation of its securities.

The company believes the consolidation will ensure the growing value of its assets is properly reflected in its share price over time.

The life sciences company now has almost 53.5 million ordinary shares and 1.65 million unlisted options.

Revenue in Cellmid’s consumer health division has quadrupled since 2014.

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Dr David King, chairman, said: “The consolidation is an essential next step on the path to secure the long-term success of Cellmid and it is expected to benefit all shareholders.”

Cellmid has two business segments - consumer health and its midkine (MK) portfolio.

The consumer health segment sells hair growth products in Australia, Japan and the U.S., which were developed using FGF5 related intellectual property.

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It also recently signed a master supply agreement with YPB Group Ltd (ASX:YPB) to market évolis hair growth products in China.

During the recent September quarter, the consumer health segment achieved sales of $1.03 million, up 4% on the prior corresponding quarter.

The consolidation was approved by shareholders on 23 November 2017.

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