Pixium Vision Establishes a new Equity Line Financing with Kepler Cheuvreux

Paris, France. December 24, 2018 - 7.00 AM CET - Pixium Vision (FR0011950641 - PIX), a bioelectronics company developing innovative bionic vision systems to enable patients who have lost their sight to lead more independent lives, today announces a new equity line financing facility with Kepler Cheuvreux, since the previous one was fully exercised.

The Company plans to maintain its financial flexibility in addition to its cash position of €18.4 million[1]. Pixium Vision's Chief Executive Officer, acting pursuant to the powers delegated to him by the Board of Directors held on December 21, 2018 and in accordance with the 20th resolution of the annual General Assembly of the shareholders held on June 27, 2018[2], have decided to put in place this equity line financing.

Pursuant to the terms of the agreement, Kepler Cheuvreux gave a full and firm commitment to subscribe to 3,000,000 shares (representing, for information purposes, an estimated issued capital of €5.0 million[3]), at its own initiative over a timeframe not exceeding 24 months, provided that the contractual conditions are fulfilled. The shares will be issued based on the volume-weighted average price of the two trading days preceding each issuance, minus a maximum discount of 6%. Pixium Vision retains the option of suspending or terminating this agreement at any time.

Assuming the equity line facility were to be used in full, a shareholder owning 1.00% of Pixium Vision' share capital prior to the transaction would see a reduction in his/her shares to 0.88% on a non-diluted basis[4].

The number of shares issued pursuant to this agreement and admitted to trading will be announced on Euronext notices as well as on Pixium Vision's website.

The announced equity line does not require issuing a prospectus subject to the visa of AMF.


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Pixium Vision's mission is to create a world of bionic vision for those who have lost their sight, enabling them to regain partial visual perception and greater autonomy. Pixium Vision's bionic vision systems are associated with a surgical intervention and a rehabilitation period. Pixium Vision is in clinical stage with PRIMA, its sub-retinal miniature photovoltaic wireless implant system, designed for patients who have lost their sight due to outer retinal degeneration, initially for atrophic dry age-related macular degeneration (dry AMD). Pixium Vision collaborates closely with academic and research partners spanning across the prestigious Vision research institutions including Stanford University in California, Institut de la Vision in Paris, Moorfields Eye Hospital in London, Institute of Ocular Microsurgery (IMO) in Barcelona, and UPMC in Pittsburgh, PA. The company is EN ISO 13485 certified and qualifies as "Entreprise Innovante" by Bpifrance.

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[1] As of 30 September 2018

[2] Capital increase without preferred subscription right for the benefit of a category of person firmly committed to subscribe for shares of the company in the limit of 20% of the outstanding shared capital per year in compliance with articles L. 225-129-2, L. 225-138 and
L. 228-92 of the French commercial code.

[3] On the basis of the average price of Pixium Vision share during the last 20 days of trading as at December 20, 2018

[4] On the basis of 21,606,363 shares composing the share capital of Pixium Vision as at November 30, 2018