BB BIOTECH AG, CH0038389992

BB BIOTECH AG, CH0038389992

12.07.2018 - 18:12:57

BB Biotech AG reports preliminary results for 1H 2018

Media Release, July 12, 2018  BB Biotech AG reports preliminary results for 1H 2018   In accordance with regulations on ad hoc publicity, BB Biotech AG (ISIN CH0038389992) is releasing the following information about its results for the first half year of 2018.   Based on preliminary unaudited consolidated results, BB Biotech closed the first half year of 2018 with a loss of around CHF 70 mn (CHF 478.4 mn profit in the corresponding period of the previous year). As an investment company, the result reflects the performance of the stocks it holds in its investment portfolio.   BB Biotech's share price increased 8.4% in CHF and 8.2% in EUR during the corresponding period.     The interim report as of June 30, 2018 will be published on July 20, 2018.        For further information:  Investor Relations Bellevue Asset Management AG, Seestrasse 16, 8700 Küsnacht, Switzerland, tel. +41 44 267 67 00 Dr. Silvia Schanz, ssc@bellevue.ch Maria-Grazia Iten-Alderuccio, mga@bellevue.ch Claude Mikkelsen, cmi@bellevue.ch  Media Relations Bellevue Asset Management AG, Seestrasse 16, 8700 Küsnacht, Switzerland, tel. +41 44 267 67 07 Tanja Chicherio, tch@bellevue.ch  www.bbbiotech.com    Company profile BB Biotech invests in companies in the fast growing market of biotechnology and is one of the world's largest investors in this sector. BB Biotech is listed in Switzerland, Germany and Italy. Its investments are focused on listed companies that are developing and commercializing novel medical treatments and cures. BB Biotech's investment selection process is guided by the fundamental research and analysis of physicians and molecular biologists. Its Board of Directors has many years of experience in industry and science.

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Switzerland Phone: +41 52 624 08 45 E-mail: info@bbbiotech.com Internet: www.bbbiotech.ch ISIN: CH0038389992 WKN: A0NFN3 Listed: Regulated Market in Frankfurt (Prime Standard); Regulated Unofficial Market in Berlin, Dusseldorf, Hamburg, Hanover, Munich, Stuttgart; SIX   End of Announcement DGAP News Service

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