Bactiguard completes a directed new share issue to AMF, raising approximately SEK 228 million

Regulatory

The board of directors of Bactiguard Holding AB (publ) (“Bactiguard”) has resolved on a directed new share issue of 1,500,000 B shares at a price of SEK 152 per share, corresponding to approximately SEK 228 million. The Board of Directors of Bactiguard has, based on the authorisation granted by the general meeting on April 28, 2021, resolved...

Aniocyn, now available in stores in the Nordic region

Aniocyn, Bactiguard's wound care product for pets, is now available at Arken Zoo, Vetzoo and in Musti Group's other stores in Sweden, Norway and Finland. The product cleans and supports the natural wound healing by eliminating both bacteria, viruses and fungi, without irritating or stinging. Musti Group reaches customers via the retail chains...

Bactiguard appoints new CEO

Regulatory

The Board of Bactiguard Holding AB (publ) has today appointed Anders Göransson as the new CEO. Anders has extensive experience from consulting within McKinsey and has held several senior positions in Amgen, most recently as Head of Innovation Europe. Anders will start his employment in Bactiguard immediately and take up the role of CEO on 1...

Bactiguard recruits Chief Licensing Officer to accelerate growth

Carl Johan Fredin, with many years of international experience from leading companies and positions in pharmaceuticals, MedTech and healthcare, has been recruited to a new role as Chief Licensing Officer. Carl Johan, whose most recent position was with Mölnlycke, will take up his new role on 1 October and report to the CEO. “The interest in...

Extended Malaysian wound care tender

Bactiguard’s tender award for wound care products for the public sector in Malaysia has been extended by another year and the volume has increased. This enables healthcare providers in both primary and secondary care to purchase Bactiguard’s Wound Care system for infection prevention. “The public sector in Malaysia has consumed almost half...

Interim report for Q2 2021

Regulatory

Major progress in the licensing business and several new partnerships for wound care Second quarter (April-June 2021) Revenues amounted to SEK 46.0 (48.2) million, a decrease of 5%. Adjusted for currencies revenues increased 5%. EBITDA amounted to SEK 1.8 (10.5) million with an EBITDA margin of 4% (22%). Operating profit amounted to SEK -10.0...

Invitation to presentation of Bactiguard’s interim report on July 15, 2021

Bactiguard Holding AB (publ) publishes the interim report for the second quarter on Thursday July 15, 2021 at 8:00 CET. In connection with this, an audiocast for investors, analysts and media will be held at 11:00 CET on July 15. CEO Cecilia Edström and CFO Gabriella Björknert Caracciolo will present the interim report and answer questions. The...

Bactiguard receives payment from Zimmer Biomet

Regulatory

Following successful European regulatory clearance and market launch of Bactiguard-coated Zimmer Biomet trauma implants (ZNN Bactiguard), the initial USD 1 million milestone payment has been released. “I am excited about our partnership with Zimmer Biomet and proud of the progress we have made thus far”, says Cecilia Edström,...

Bactiguard launches wound care range for pets together with Musti Group

Bactiguard expands its business and launches infection prevention for pets through a collaboration with the Nordic pet retailer Musti Group. The partnership evolves around a new range of wound care products (Aniocyn) for pets. Aniocyn will reach the Musti retail channels in September. “I am excited about entering a completely new market...

Bactiguard and schülke sign agreement for wound care in Germany

Bactiguard and German company Schülke & Mayr GmbH (schülke) have signed an exclusive distribution agreement for Bactiguard’s range of wound care solutions to German hospitals. schülke is one of the leading global manufacturers and distributors within infection prevention and hygiene solutions. The collaboration enables schülke to...

Bactiguard enters agreement with another leading Swedish pharmacy chain

Bactiguard expands its presence in the market for self-care products through a new agreement with another leading Swedish pharmacy chain. The agreement covers both Bactiguard's non-alcoholic disinfection Hydrocyn and a new wound care range. "The agreement with Apotek Hjärtat means that our products will be even more accessible, with more...

Bulletin from Bactiguard Holding AB’s (publ) Annual General Meeting

Regulatory

At Bactiguard Holding AB’s (publ) Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 28 April 2021, the following resolutions were made: The AGM adopted the income statements and balance sheets for 2020 and decided that no dividend for the financial year 2020 will be paid. Retained earnings and the company's result for the year will be carried forward. The Board...

Interim report for Q1 2021

Regulatory

Continued high activity in the first quarter – infection prevention a global sustainability issue First quarter (January-March 2021) Revenues amounted to SEK 41.8 (48.1) million, a decrease by 13%. Adjusted for currencies the decrease was 3%. EBITDA amounted to SEK 1.9 (14.4) million with an EBITDA-margin of 5% (30%). Operating profit amounted...

Bactiguard introduces wound care in Spain

Bactiguard expands its business in the wound care market by partnering with the Spanish company Farmaban S.A. The partnership enables Bactiguard to reach the Spanish market with its full range of products. “We have found a very good match in Farmaban – a partner with significant competence in wound care management and ambition to grow by...

Bactiguard’s Annual Report 2020

Regulatory

The annual report for Bactiguard Holding AB (publ) 2020 is now available at www.bactiguard.com. The annual report is available as a downloadable PDF document in both Swedish and English. A printed version of the report will be available from April 28 and can be ordered by sending an email to: info@bactiguard.com. This information is...

Notice to attend the Annual General Meeting of Bactiguard Holding AB

Regulatory

The shareholders of Bactiguard Holding AB (publ), company reg. no. 556822-1187 (“Bactiguard”), are hereby given notice to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) to be held on Wednesday, 28 April 2021. Due to the ongoing pandemic, the Company’s board of directors has decided that the AGM will be conducted without the physical presence of...

A large randomized clinical trial shows significant reduction in urinary tract infections

A recently published, randomized, controlled multicenter study in India shows that urinary catheters with Bactiguard's coating for infection prevention reduce the risk of catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) by 69 % compared to standard catheters. “We are very proud to be able to present such fine results from the largest...

Apoteket AB starts selling Hydrocyn in Sweden

Sweden’s largest pharmacy Apoteket AB will start selling Bactiguard's disinfection solution Hydrocyn® aqua (Hydrocyn) and the products will initially be available via the online store www.apoteket.se. Hydrocyn is a non-alcoholic product that effectively kills virus, bacteria and fungi without irritating the skin. “Apoteket AB has a unique...

Year-end report 2020 Bactiguard Holding AB

Regulatory

Recovery in the fourth quarter – Infection prevention key in future healthcare Fourth quarter (October-December 2020) Revenues amounted to SEK 55.6 (59.8) million, a decrease by 7% (adjusted for currency -2%). EBITDA amounted to SEK 4.9 (12.2) million with an EBITDA-margin of 9% (20%). Operating profit amounted to SEK -6.4 (1.7) million. Net...

Thomas von Koch proposed as new Chairman of the Board

Regulatory

The Nomination Committee of Bactiguard Holding AB (publ) has today held a meeting and decided to propose Thomas von Koch as new Chairman of the Board at the Annual General Meeting on April 28, 2021. The current Chairman of the Board, Christian Kinch, is proposed by the Nomination Committee as new Deputy Chairman of the Board. Cecilia Edström has...

Cecilia Edström resigns as CEO of Bactiguard

Regulatory

Cecilia Edström has today informed the Board that she wishes to resign as CEO of Bactiguard Holding AB (publ) after seven years in the Executive Management team. The Board will therefore initiate the recruitment of a new CEO. Cecilia Edström will continue in her role as CEO until her successor has been appointed and is available for re-election...

Bactiguard received EU grant for air bridge

Bactiguard has received an EU grant of SEK 1.4 million for the air bridge that was established for the transport of protective equipment and disinfectants from Asia to Europe in connection with the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The grant has in full been transferred to Bactiguard's partner Svenskt Industriflyg as compensation for their...

Bactiguard recruits Global Head of Sales from Straumann

Peter Rådqvist, with many years of international experience from leading companies and positions in MedTech, has been recruited to the role of Global Head of Sales. Peter, whose most recent position was with Straumann, will take up his new position on 1 February and report to the CEO.“Peter Rådqvist has an interesting and broad international...

Bactiguard-coated Zimmer Biomet trauma implants receive European regulatory clearance

Regulatory

Today, Bactiguard-coated Zimmer Biomet orthopaedic trauma implants received European regulatory clearance and CE mark. Preparations for registering the implants in the U.S. market are also ongoing.“I am very pleased that the CE mark has been secured for Bactiguard-coated Zimmer Biomet trauma implants. This clearance will pave the way for...

Bactiguard launches Hydrocyn aqua in Greece

Bactiguard continues the launch of the Hydrocyn® aqua (Hydrocyn) product range in Europe by entering a new partnership with Lifecyn S.A. (Lifecyn) in Greece. The collaboration is based on an exclusive distribution agreement for Bactiguard’s Hydrocyn® aqua range, including products for advanced disinfection and wound care. “Launching the...