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Bionor Pharma ASA: Bionor Q4 and Full Year 2015 Interim Financial Report

Bionor Pharma ASA

Interim Financial Report
1 January - 31 December 2015

Oslo, 12 February 2016

In the fourth quarter of 2015, Bionor accelerated the company's revitalization
by executing the updated business strategy and development plans presented at
the company's Capital Markets Day in October 2015. The first clinical trial
application for BIOSKILL was submitted, and most importantly, the REDUC trial
successfully provided proof of the 'Shock&Kill' principle.

* 21 December, Bionor announced successful completion of the HIV 'Shock&Kill'
trial REDUC with Vacc-4x and romidepsin, which met its endpoints by
demonstrating control of viral load and a reduction of the latent HIV
* 17 November, Bionor announced the submission of a clinical trial
application (CTA) to the Danish Medicines Agency requesting approval to
initiate BIOSKILL in Denmark
* 30 October, Bionor announced a strategic augmentation of its Clinical
Advisory Board to emphasize the company's focus on functional HIV cure
* 7 October, Bionor hosted a Capital Markets Day in Oslo, Norway to present
its revised company strategy and development plans for advancing toward a
functional cure for HIV
* Net cash flow in Q4 2015 was NOK -25.2 million (Q4 2014: NOK -10.6 million)
* Cash and cash equivalents at 31 December 2015 was NOK 10.6 million (30
December 2014: NOK 93.1 million)

Events after the balance sheet date

* 11 February 2016, the company's shareholders approved the completion of a
private placement raising NOK 45 million in gross proceeds, which is
expected to fund the company through the first half of 2016, and a
subsequent repair offering for existing shareholders
* 1 February 2016, Bionor was granted up to NOK 9.2 million from the Research
Council of Norway to further advance Vacc-4x in a combination treatment

Financial guidance for 2015 and 2016

For the full year 2015, Bionor met its financial guidance for 2015 of a Core
cost base in the range of NOK 55-63 million. The Core cost base amounted to
NOK 63.1 million. The Core cost base is defined as Employee Benefit Expenses
plus Other operating expenses less External R&D expenses.

For the full year 2016, Bionor expects the Core cost base to be in the range
of NOK 58-66 million.

David Horn Solomon, President and CEO commented
"The fourth quarter of 2015 was a period with significant advances in Bionor.
The findings in the REDUC trial announced in December 2015 fostered worldwide
and substantial interest in Bionor from patients, caregivers and the media.
We also succeeded in attract-ing additional functional HIV cure experts to
our Clinical Advisory Board, and we submitted the first clinical trial
applications for BIOSKILL. Finally, I am grateful for the strong support from
new and existing shareholders in the recently completed private placement. We
can now diligently complete the preparation of the BIOSKILL trial and other
clinical studies. With all these major events, we are highly encouraged to
continue our pioneering work to develop a functional cure for HIV."

Teleconference 12 February 2016 at 13:00 CET

Bionor will host a conference call for analysts and investors 12 February 2016
at 13:00 CET at which David H. Solomon, President and CEO, and Jens Krøis,
CFO, will provide an update of the business. To attend the conference, please
use theparticipant code 1059479.

Norway: +47 2316 2771
Denmark: +45 32 71 16 58
United Kingdom: +44 20 3427 1905
USA: +1 646 254 3365
Sweden: +46 8 5033 6538

A presentation will be available on the company's website prior to the call. A
webcast of the conference call will be available during and after the event.
Link to webcast:http://edge.media-server.com/m/p/wrriyzu2.

This information is subject of the disclosure requirements pursuant to section
5-12 of the Norwegian Securities Trading Act.

Further information

David Horn Solomon, President and CEO, +45 22 20 63 00, dhs@bionorpharma.com
Jens Krøis, CFO, +45 20 80 16 68, jk@bionorpharma.com
Jørgen Fischer Ravn, VP Investor Relations&Communications, +45 20 30 39

About Bionor

Bionor Pharma is a Norwegian biopharmaceutical company focused on advancing
its proprietary therapeutic vaccine Vacc-4x in combination with other
medicines toward a functional HIV cure. The company believes it has first
mover potential based on clinical results to date and early adoption of now
recognized clinical strategy. In December 2015, Bionor announced that the HIV
'Shock&Kill' trial REDUC with Vacc-4x and romidepsin successfully met its
primary endpoint by significantly reducing latent HIV reservoir and further
demonstrated control of viral load. Bionor is currently planning BIOSKILL, a
proof-of-concept Phase II trial, which may lead to a major value inflection
point and partnering opportunities. Bionor currently retains full ownership
rights to Vacc-4x, i.e., the upside potential from partnering or licensing
remains with the company. Bionor is based in Oslo, Norway, and also has
offices in Copenhagen, Denmark and New York, USA. Bionor is listed on Oslo
Børs (OSE:BIONOR). More information about Bionor is available

Bionor Q4 and FY 2015


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