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Friday, 1 September 2017

Verona Pharma Appoints Stifel as Nominated Adviser

Verona Pharma plc    

Published: 08:00 CEST 01-09-2017 /GlobeNewswire /Source: Verona Pharma plc / : VRP /ISIN: GB00BYW2KH80

Verona Pharma Appoints Stifel as Nominated Adviser

LONDON, Sept. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Verona Pharma plc (AIM:VRP) (NASDAQ:VRNA) ("Verona Pharma"), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for respiratory diseases, is pleased to announce the appointment of Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited as its Nominated Adviser and Sole Broker with immediate effect.


About Verona Pharma plc


Verona Pharma is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing innovative therapies for the treatment of respiratory diseases with significant unmet medical needs.


Verona Pharma's product candidate, RPL554, is a first-in-class, inhaled, dual inhibitor of the enzymes phosphodiesterase 3 and 4 that acts as both a bronchodilator and an anti-inflammatory agent in a single compound. Verona Pharma is developing RPL554 for the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and cystic fibrosis (CF), and potentially asthma.



For further information, please contact:


Verona Pharma plc

Tel: +44 (0)20 3283 4200

Jan-Anders Karlsson, Chief Executive Officer




Stifel Nicolaus Europe Limited (Nominated Adviser and UK Broker)

Tel: +44 (0)20 7710 7600

Stewart Wallace / Jonathan Senior / Ben Maddison




ICR, Inc. (US Media and Investor Enquiries)


Darcie Robinson

Tel: +1 203 682 8379



Stephanie Carrington

Tel: +1 646 277 1282





FTI Consulting (UK Media and Investor Enquiries)

Tel: +44 (0)20 3727 1000

Simon Conway / Stephanie Cuthbert /

Natalie Garland-Collins



This announcement is distributed by Nasdaq Corporate Solutions (One Liberty Plaza, 165 Broadway, New York, NY 10006. Tel: +1 212 401 8700. www.nasdaqomx.com) on behalf of NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions clients. Source: Verona Pharma plc, 3 More London Riverside, London SE1 2RE, United Kingdom
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