LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LadRx Corporation (OTCQB: LADX) (“LadRx” or the “Company”), a biopharmaceutical innovator focused on research and development of life-saving cancer therapeutics, today announced that its previously announced reverse stock split of its common stock at a ratio of 1 post-split share for every 100 pre-split shares became effective at 5:00 a.m. PDT on Wednesday, May 17, 2023. Under FINRA rules, the Company’s common stock will be traded on the OTC Capital Markets under the symbol “LADXD” on a split-adjusted basis for the first 20 trading days, after which the Company’s stock will trade under its symbol “LADX”. The new CUSIP number for the common stock following the reverse stock split is 232828707.
This press release may contain certain statements relating to future results which are forward-looking statements, including whether the company’s strategic review will be successful and whether the stock split will help the company be more successful in evaluating strategic alternatives. These statements are not historical facts, but instead represent only LadRx’s belief regarding future events, many of which, by their nature, are inherently uncertain and outside of LadRx’s control. Such statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual events or results to differ materially from the events or results described in the forward-looking statements; and other risks and uncertainties described in the most recent annual and quarterly reports filed by LadRx with the SEC, including disclosures under the heading “Risk Factors”, and current reports filed since the date of the LadRx’s most recent annual report. All forward-looking statements are based upon information available to LadRx on the date the statements are first published. LadRx undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.
LadRx Corporation (OTCQB: LADX) is a biopharmaceutical company with expertise in discovering and developing new therapeutics principally to treat patients with cancer. LadRx’s most recent advanced drug conjugate, aldoxorubicin, is an improved version of the widely used anti-cancer drug doxorubicin and has been out-licensed to ImmunityBio, Inc. In addition, LadRx’s drug candidate, arimoclomol, was sold to Orphazyme A/S (now Zevra Therapeutics) in exchange for milestone payments and royalties. Zevra is developing arimoclomol and is currently focused on Niemann-Pick disease Type C (NPC). LadRx Corporation’s website is www.ladrxcorp.com.