AURORA, Ontario, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Helix BioPharma Corp. (TSX, FSE: "HBP" / OTCQX: "HXBPF") today announced that it has been authorized to list its shares of common stock on the NYSE Amex stock exchange. The Company expects that shares of its common stock will begin trading on the NYSE Amex on September 15, 2010, under the trading symbol "HBP." The Company will delist from the OTCQX once trading begins on the NYSE Amex. The Company's listings on the Toronto and Frankfurt Stock Exchanges are unaffected by today's announcement.
"We are very pleased to reach this significant milestone as part of Helix's development and future growth initiatives," Dr. Donald H. Segal, chairman of the board and chief executive officer, stated. "We believe that listing on the NYSE Amex stock exchange will prove to benefit our existing shareholders by helping to increase Helix's visibility, liquidity and suitability for a broader group of investors."
"We are pleased to welcome Helix BioPharma Corp. to list its shares on NYSE Amex," said Scott Cutler, NYSE Euronext executive vice president. "We look forward to partnering with Helix BioPharma Corp. on NYSE Amex, the premier U.S. equities market for listing and trading small- and mid-cap growth companies, and to providing the highest levels of market quality to the company and its shareholders."
About Helix BioPharma Corp.Helix BioPharma Corp. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on cancer therapy. The Company is actively developing innovative products for the prevention and treatment of cancer based on its proprietary technologies. Helix's product development initiatives include its Topical Interferon Alpha-2b and its novel L-DOS47 new drug candidate. Helix is listed on the Toronto and Frankfurt Stock Exchanges under the symbol "HBP" and on the OTCQX under the symbol "HXBPF." For more information, please visit www.helixbiopharma.com. For
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