20 May 2016

15 million in a private placement

Oncoinvent AS has successfully completed a private placement. The share offering was directed towards Oncoinvent’s existing shareholders and a limited number of private investors. The issue was oversubscribed and will provide NOK 15 mill. to Oncoinvent, net of transaction costs.


The proceeds will be used to build manufacturing capacity for the clinical development program of the company’s lead compound, a new alpha-therapeutic designed for local treatment of micrometastases. Oncoinvent will further use the funds made available through the transaction to expand its activities and acquire the additional human resources required for preparations of its first clinical trial.

A total of 48 investors participated in the issue. The total number of shares after the Board of Directors allocated new shares at its meeting at May 19th will be 740 700, pending for registration in The Register of Business Enterprises.

Jan Alan Alfheim

Chief Executive Officer


+47 464 40 045

Jan A. Alfheim is a business executive with over thirty years’ experience bringing product ideas and technology to the chemical and pharmaceutical markets, from product concept inception through discovery and development phases to final marketing campaign and launch.

With experience in research, project management, business development & partnering, company start-ups, and product launches, Alfheim comes from Nordic Nanovector ASA where he was Chief Executive Officer from 2011 until 2014 and Chief Operating Officer from 2014 to 2016. Prior to working at Nordic Nanovector, he has held various senior roles including Chief Business Officer at Clavis Pharma, President of StemPath Inc, Director of Business Development at Neurochem Inc and Project Director at Nycomed Imaging. Mr. Alfheim holds a MSc from Concordia University and a MBA from McGill University.