LIVINGSTON, NJ--(Marketwired - December 02, 2013) - Milestone Scientific Inc. (MLSS), a leading medical research and development company that designs and patents innovative injection technology, is pleased to announce its Milestone Medical, Inc. subsidiary has successfully listed and commenced trading on the Warsaw Stock Exchange under the ticker "MMD" (WARSAW:MMD). This listing follows the recent financing conducted by WDM with $3 million raised from European investors for a post-money valuation of approximately $33 million.
The Warsaw Stock Exchange is the largest national stock exchange in Central and Eastern Europe and one of the fastest growing exchanges in Europe. The WSE offers a variety of products and services within its trading markets of equity, derivative, fixed income and structured products in addition to distributing market data. It is one of the most recognizable Polish financial institutions worldwide. Trading and stock information on Milestone Medical is available online at: http://www.gpwinfostrefa.pl/GPWIS2/pl/emitents/news/MILESTONE,USU6005B1045,1,current,1,1
Leonard Osser, CEO of Milestone Scientific, Inc., stated, "We see the Warsaw listing as an important step for our subsidiary, Milestone Medical, Inc. With this latest funding and listing now complete, and with a key strategic partner in place, we look forward to executing on our plans to bring the epidural and intra-articular instruments to market. Moreover, we accomplished all this while minimizing dilution for Milestone Scientific shareholders. We appreciate the strong support we have received from European investors, which further validates our strategy. We are now pursuing worldwide distribution channels for these two products and we look forward to bringing additional medical products to market in the future."
Milestone Medical, Inc. has developed epidural and intra-articular drug delivery systems based on patented, painless, computer-controlled injection and drug delivery technology from Milestone Scientific, Inc. Development of both the epidural and intra-articular instruments is now complete and the Company is currently pursuing marketing clearance for both instruments in the United States and European Union markets.
About Milestone Scientific Inc.
Milestone Scientific Inc. (MLSS) is a leading medical research and development company that designs and patents innovative injection technology. Milestone's computer-controlled systems make injections precise, efficient, and virtually painless. For more information please visit our website: www.milestonescientific.com. The epidural and intra-articular medical instruments are currently investigational in the US.
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