SHANGHAI, May 20, 2022 -- Molecular Data Inc. (NASDAQ: MKD) (the "Company") announced today a ratio change on its American Depositary Shares ("ADS") from the current one (1) ADS representing three (3) Class A ordinary shares to the new ratio of one (1) ADS representing forty-five (45) Class A ordinary shares (the "Ratio Change"). The effective date of the Ratio Change is expected to be May 23, 2022.
Each ADS holder of record at the close of business on the date when the change in ADS ratio is effective will be required to surrender and exchange every fifteen (15) existing ADSs then held for one (1) new ADS. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as the depositary bank for the Company's ADS program, will arrange for the exchange of the current ADSs for the new ADSs.
The Ratio Change will have the same effect as a one-for-15 reverse share split.
About Molecular Data Inc.
Molecular Data Inc. is a technology-driven platform in China's chemical industry, connecting participants along the chemical value chain through integrated solutions. The Company delivers e-commerce solutions, financial solutions, warehousing and logistics solutions, and SaaS suite that are intended to solve pain points for participants in the traditional chemical industry. Built upon a comprehensive knowledge engine and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities, the Company's e-commerce solutions are mainly offered through its online platform, consisting of molbase.com, molbase.cn, Moku Data WeChat account, Chemical Community APP and other ancillary platforms.
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SOURCE Molecular Data Inc.