Press releases

New major order from China

Regulatory

Bactiguard has received a new order from Well Lead Medical (Well Lead) in China. The order will be delivered before the end of the year and generate revenues in the fourth quarter of approximately SEK 10 million.In June 2018, Bactiguard signed a combined distribution and license agreement with Well Lead at an initial value of over 30 million. At...

Bactiguard expands partnership with Mediplast in Europe

Bactiguard expands its partnership with Mediplast to include Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. The previous agreement covered sales and distribution of Bactiguard’s product portfolio for infection prevention (BIP) in Scandinavia. Mediplast now becomes distributor of the BIP portfolio in six European countries.“By teaming up with...

CE-mark opens the door to billion-dollar market for orthopaedic trauma implants

Regulatory

Orthopaedic trauma implants in titanium with Bactiguard's coating for infection prevention have been CE marked and can, from now on, be sold and used in markets that apply EU quality standards. At the same time, the CE-mark opens possibilities for Bactiguard to establish new license agreements covering more markets. The global market for trauma...

Bactiguard Employer of the Year

Bactiguard was yesterday awarded “Visa vägen-priset” as Employer of the Year. The prize, referred to as Sweden's most important labour market price, is awarded to companies and individuals who lead the way in the labour market by opening opportunities for people with disabilities.The winners of Samhall’s “Visa...

Interim report for Q3 2018

Regulatory

Stable development following a very strong second quarterFollowing a very strong second quarter, the third quarter was a bit calmer, which is natural. Total revenues were somewhat higher than last year primarily due to increased license revenues from our largest partner BD, while BIP sales were lower. It is therefore reassuring that, so far this...

Invitation to presentation of Bactiguard’s interim report on November 6, 2018

Bactiguard Holding AB (publ) publishes the interim report for the third quarter on Tuesday November 6, 2018 at 8:00 CET.In connection with this, a conference call for investors, analysts and media will be held at 10:00 CET on November 6. CEO Christian Kinch and CFO Cecilia Edström will present the interim report and answer questions. The...

Bactiguard receives product approval in Egypt

The product approval for Bactiguard’s urinary (Foley) catheters has been announced by the Egyptian Ministry of Health. This opens new opportunities for Bactiguard in providing effective infection prevention in the most populous country in North Africa and the Middle East.“We are finally through the registration process in Egypt, which...

Nomination Committee appointed for the Annual General Meeting 2019

Regulatory

The Nomination Committee for the Annual General Meeting of Bactiguard Holding AB (publ), to be held on Wednesday 15 May 2019 at the company’s headoffice in Botkyrka, has been appoined. The Nomination Committee for the 2019 AGM in Bactiguard Holding AB (publ) will consist of the following members: Jan Ståhlberg, Chairman of the...

Bactiguard partners with Mediplast in Scandinavia

Bactiguard partners with Mediplast, a medical device company and healthcare supplier in the Nordic region, for sales and distribution in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. By using the Mediplast sales force, the Swedish healthcare providers can be covered more efficiently. At the same time, the collaboration provides a platform for launching the BIP...

Bactiguard now available in Sweden’s second largest county

In October last year, Bactiguard won a tender for urinary catheters for Sweden’s second largest county, the Västra Götaland region (VGR), but the tender was appealed in other areas than Bactiguard's products. Now the contract is in place, and healthcare providers in both primary and secondary care and 49 municipalities in the region can...

Bactiguard wins another tender in Sweden

Bactiguard has won a tender for urinary catheters for the Östergötland region in Sweden, which enables healthcare providers in the region to purchase Bactiguard’s urinary catheters for infection prevention in both latex and silicone. The contract is valid for at least 2 years. ”This agreement gives us the opportunity to increase our...

Bactiguard launches line extensions to BIP Foley Catheter

Bactiguard is launching two line extensions to its BIP Foley Catheter; Female, adapted to the female anatomy and Tiemann, which facilitates catheterization of men. BIP Foley Catheter reduces the risk of catheter associated urinary tract infections, which are common when using indwelling catheters. "The demand for our BIP Foley Catheter is...

Interim report for Q2 2018

Regulatory

The second quarter of 2018 was eventful and financially strong, both revenue and profitability wise. Sales increased by more than 40 percent, driven by more than a doubling in sales of our own product portfolio. We also signed a combined distribution and licensing agreement for China that contributed new licensing revenues. We generated an EBITDA...

Invitation to presentation of Bactiguard’s interim report on August 8, 2018

Bactiguard Holding AB (publ) publishes the interim report for the second quarter on Wednesday August 8, 2018 at 8:00 CET. In connection with this, a conference call for investors, analysts and media will be held at 10:00 CET on August 8. CEO Christian Kinch and CFO Cecilia Edström will present the interim report and answer questions. The report...

Bactiguard wins CVC tender in Sweden

Bactiguard has won its first Swedish tender for central venous catheters (CVC), covering the Skåne region. The contract enables hospitals in the region to purchase Bactiguard’s anti-infective central venous catheters (BIP CVC) for at least two years. "The University Hospital in Lund has been using our CVCs for approximately one year with very...

Bactiguard enters new partnership for Germany

Bactiguard has entered a new partnership with Asid Bonz GmbH (Asid Bonz) through an exclusive distribution agreement for Germany, including all products in Bactiguard's portfolio. “Asid Bonz is an experienced, well respected and professionally managed partner that shares our ambitions to grow in the German market by offering premium products...

Bactiguard takes the next step in China and signs agreement worth more than SEK 30 million

Regulatory

Bactiguard takes the next step in China and accelerates its ambitions through a combined distribution and license agreement with Well Lead Medical (Well Lead) with an initial value of more than SEK 30 million. At the same time, the cooperation with the current distributor Jian AN is terminated and Bactiguard pays a compensation of approximately...

Bactiguard recruits global Vice President Sales

Jonas Östregård, who has extensive sales experience from various positions at Astra Zeneca, has been recruited to a new global role as Vice President Sales at Bactiguard. He will join in August 2018 and report to the CEO. ”Jonas Östregård has extensive international sales experience from Europe and Asia. He has spent most of his career in...

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

Regulatory

At Bactiguard Holding AB’s (publ) Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 16 May, 2018 the following resolutions were made: The AGM adopted the income statements and balance sheets for 2017 and decided that no dividend for the financial year 2017 will be paid. Retained earnings and the company's loss for the year will be carried forward. The Board of...

Interim report for Q1 2018

Regulatory

In 2018, our primary focus is to generate growth through increased sales of our own product portfolio and by developing new licensing businesses, to approach our financial targets, and contribute to saving more lives. Therefore, it is gratifying that we can already report a strong growth in sales of our own product portfolio, which more than...

Bactiguard’s licensing partner Smartwise enters collaboration with AstraZeneca

Bactiguard's licensing partner Smartwise Sweden AB (Smartwise) has signed a strategic collaboration agreement with AstraZeneca regarding, among other things, the development of advanced vascular injection catheters with Bactiguard coating for new, innovative treatment methods of cardiovascular disease and cancer.   ”The collaboration agreement...

Bactiguard appoints new distributor in Mexico

Bactiguard signs distribution agreement for Mexico with Degasa, a well-established family owned company in the second largest market in Latin America. “Degasa is a strong distributor in the attractive Mexican market, with both the resources and competence required to drive a successful market introduction”, says Christian Kinch, CEO at...

Invitation to presentation of Bactiguard’s interim report on May 8, 2018

Bactiguard Holding AB (publ) publishes the interim report for the first quarter on Tuesday May 8, 2018 at 8:00 CET. In connection with this, a conference call for investors, analysts and media will be held at 10:00 CET on May 8. CEO Christian Kinch and CFO Cecilia Edström will present the interim report and answer questions. The report and a...

Bactiguard’s Annual Report 2017

Regulatory

The annual report for Bactiguard Holding AB (publ) 2017 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 May 11 and can be ordered at info@bactiguard.se. This information is information that Bactiguard Holding AB...

Notice to attend the Annual General Meeting of Bactiguard Holding AB

The shareholders of Bactiguard Holding AB (publ), company reg. no. 556822-1187 (“Bactiguard”), are hereby given notice to attend the Annual General Meeting to be held on Wednesday, 16 May 2018 at 2:00 PM at the company´s headoffice at Alfred Nobels Allé 150 in Tullinge. Registration wlll commence at 1 pm. Right to participate and notice of...

Mikael Ymer returns to Team Bactiguard

Mikael Ymer, one of Sweden's most talented and promising tennis players, returns to Good to Great Tennis Academy and Team Bactiguard. He climbs the world rankings and is now among the top 350 players in the world, while preparing to play the next Davis Cup-match for Sweden. Mikael Ymer, together with his older brother Elias Ymer, Daniel Windahl,...

New major order from China

Regulatory

Bactiguard has received a new order from China of 100 000 urinary catheters for infection prevention, which will be delivered in March and generate revenues of some 3 million SEK. We have received a new order from our distributor Jian An Pharmaceuticals. The order is for 100 000 Bactiguard coated Foley catheters for infection prevention. The...

Bactiguard launches line extension to BIP CVC

Bactiguard is launching a line extension to its BIP CVC with the popular Raulerson syringe for easier handling and insertion. BIP CVC is shown to reduce the risk of costly blood stream infections, which are common following the use of central venous catheters.     "The demand for our BIP CVC is steadily increasing, and we are happy that we...

Bactiguard enters new partnership in Europe

Bactiguard has entered a distribution agreement for Belgium and the Netherlands with Ecomed Services NV (“Ecomed”), a leading provider of innovations in infection control in the Benelux countries.  “Ecomed is a specialized distributor of medical devices to the public and private hospitals in Belgium and the Netherlands. They grow their...

Region Skåne extends agreement with Bactiguard

In 2017 Bactiguard signed a framework agreement with Region Skåne, which enables both county councils and municipalities to order Bactiguard's infection prevention urinary catheters. The initial contract expires on April 30th,  2018 and now Region Skåne chooses to extend the agreement for another year until April 30th, 2019.   "The demand...

Year-end report 2017 Bactiguard Holding AB

Regulatory

2017 was a good year for Bactiguard. Our objective was to generate growth, with sustained cost control, to approach our long-term financial targets of 20 percent growth and an EBITDA margin of 30 percent. It is therefore gratifying that sales for the full year amounted to close to MSEK 154, which means growth of 20 percent, quite in line with our...

Invitation to presentation of Bactiguard’s year end report for 2017 on February 6, 2018

Bactiguard Holding AB (publ) publishes the year end report for 2017 on Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 8:00 CET. In connection with this, a conference call for investors, analysts and media will be held at 10:00 CET on February 6. CEO Christian Kinch and CFO Cecilia Edström will present the interim report and answer questions. The year end report...

The Nomination Committee proposes that Jan Ståhlberg is elected new member of the Board and Chairman of Bactiguard Holding AB (publ)

Regulatory

The Nomination Committee of Bactiguard Holding AB (publ) (Bactiguard) proposes that the Annual General Meeting 2018 elects Jan Ståhlberg as new member and Chairman of the Board, as Stanley Brodén who has been the Chairman of the Board since 2015 has declined reelection. Jan Ståhlberg is Vice Chairman of EQT AB and has been active in EQT since...