Changed number of shares and votes in Orexo AB

According to Chapter 4 Section 9 of the Financial Instruments Trading Act (1991:980), all listed companies shall make public the total number of shares in the company on the last day of trading in each calendar month, if the number of shares has been changed during such month.

During November 2007, the number of shares and votes in Orexo has increased by 7,634,895 shares and votes from 13,961,250 shares and votes to 21,596,145 shares and votes through an issue of 7,630,895 new Orexo shares with payment in kind in connection with Orexo’s acquisition of Biolipox AB and exercise of employee stock options entitling to 4,000 new shares in Orexo. As a consequence of the changed number of shares, Orexo’s share capital has increased by SEK 3,053,958 from SEK 5,584,500 to SEK 8,638,458.

For more information, please contact:
Torbjörn Bjerke, President and CEO, Orexo AB
Tel: +46 (0)708-66 19 90

Claes Wenthzel, Executive Vice President & CFO, Orexo AB
Tel: +46 (0)18-780 88 44