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Biophytis To Host a Combined General Shareholder’s Meeting on March 30, 2023

Thursday, 23 February 2023 02:20 AM


  • Delegation to the Board of Directors to reduce the nominal value
  • Regrouping of the company's shares
  • Renewal of Authorizations granted at the June 2022 AGM

PARIS, FRANCE and CAMBRIDGE, MA / ACCESSWIRE / February 23, 2023 / Biophytis SA (NasdaqCM:BPTS, Euronext Growth Paris: ALBPS) (the "Company" or "Biophytis"), a biotech company focused on the development of drugs to slow the degenerative processes associated with aging, including severe respiratory failure in patients suffering from COVID-19, today announced it is convening an Extraordinary and Ordinary Shareholders' Meeting for March 30, 2023.

Stanislas Veillet, CEO of Biophytis, stated: "Following COVA study positive results, we now wishe to regain the leeway and tools to refinance the company. We therefore ask shareholders to allow us to reduce the "par value" of the share within the limit of the company's losses and for a minimum value of €0.002. This reduction in the nominal value will allow us to access the market again in an alternative or complementary way to convertible bond contracts. We also ask to regroup the shares by a maximum factor of 400. Furthermore, we call on the shareholders to renew the various resolutions relating to capital increases."

The resolutions are published in the BALO on Wednesday February 22, 2023.


Biophytis SA is a clinical-stage biotechnology company specialized in the development of therapeutics that are aimed at slowing the degenerative processes associated with aging and improving functional outcomes for patients suffering from age-related diseases, including severe respiratory failure in patients suffering from COVID-19. Sarconeos (BIO101), our leading drug candidate, is a small molecule, administered orally, planned to be developed as a treatment for sarcopenia in upcoming Phase 3 clinical trials in the United States, Brazil and Europe (SARA-31 and SARA-32). It has also been studied in a clinical two-part Phase 2-3 study (COVA) for the treatment of severe respiratory manifestations of COVID-19 in Europe, Latin America, and the US. A pediatric formulation of Sarconeos (BIO101) is being developed for thetreatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). The Company is based in Paris, France, and Cambridge, Massachusetts. The Company's ordinary shares are listed on Euronext Growth (Ticker: ALBPS -ISIN: FR0012816825) and ADSs (American Depositary Shares) are listed on Nasdaq Capital Market (Ticker BPTS - ISIN: US09076G1040). For more information visit


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Biophytis Contact for Investor Relations

Philippe Rousseau CFO
[email protected]

Media Contacts

Antoine Denry: [email protected] +33 6 18 07 83 27
Agathe Boggio: [email protected] +33 7 62 77 69 42

SOURCE: Biophytis

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