JERUSALEM, Aug. 3, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Intec Parent, Inc. (NASDAQ: NTEC) ("Intec Parent" or the "Company"), today announced that the pending and previously announced reverse merger (the "Decoy Merger") with Decoy Biosystems, Inc. ("Decoy") is currently expected to close after market hours today, Tuesday, August 3, 2021, subject to satisfaction or waiver of all closing conditions.
Immediately following the closing, the combined company will be renamed "Indaptus Therapeutics, Inc.", and is expected to begin trading on The Nasdaq Capital Market under the new ticker symbol "INDP" upon the commencement of trading on Wednesday, August 4, 2021.
In connection with the Decoy Merger and the previously announced domestication merger (which was consummated on July 27, 2021 and is one of the closing conditions of the Decoy Merger), after which Intec Pharma Ltd. ("Intec Pharma") became a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company (the "Domestication Merger"), a request was made for the Nasdaq Stock Market LLC to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission an application on Form 25 to delist and deregister the ordinary shares of Intec Pharma under Section 12(b) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.
Additional information about Decoy Merger and the Domestication Merger can be found in the Company's proxy statement/prospectus included in the registration statement on Form S-4 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on May 12, 2021, a copy of which is also available at www.sec.gov or at https://www.intecpharma.com.com/ under the SEC Filings tab located on the Investor Relations page.
This press release does not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy any securities, nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to the registration or qualification under the securities laws of such state.
About Intec Parent
Intec Parent is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing drugs based on its proprietary Accordion Pill platform technology. The Company's Accordion Pill is an oral drug delivery system that is designed to improve the efficacy and safety of existing drugs and drugs in development by utilizing an efficient gastric retention and specific release mechanism. For more information, visit www.intecpharma.com. Intec Parent routinely posts information that may be important to investors in the Investor Relations section of its website.
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