SYGNIS Capital Increase oversubscribed at final Closing

SYGNIS AG / SYGNIS Capital Increase oversubscribed at final Closing . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. Madrid, Spain and Heidelberg, Germany, December 18, 2013 - SYGNIS AG (Frankfurt: LIO1; ISIN: DE000A1RFM03, Prime Standard) today announced that the Company successfully placed the remaining shares and ultimately closed the share capital transaction announced on October 2nd, 2013. Including the placement of this second tranche, which was considerably oversubscribed, the Company's share capital increases from € 9,364,258.00 to € 10,534,790.00 by issuing a total of 1,170,532 new shares against cash contribution resolved by the Management Board of SYGNIS with the approval of the Supervisory Board. The offering utilizes existing authorized capital created by resolution at the Annual General Meeting on August 28, 2013. The new shares carry full dividend rights as of January 1, 2013. SYGNIS plans to use the gross proceeds of all in all EUR 3.1 million to finance its operating business and further growth. "We are very proud of the commitment of our shareholders and want to thank them for their ongoing trust in the Company's future opportunities," stated Pilar de la Huerta, CEO of SYGNIS AG. "As a key player in the fast growing market of DNA amplification and sequencing, we are facing an exciting 2014 with the first products entering the markets based on our proprietary core technology QualiPhi® from the agreement with QIAGEN, the world leading provider of sample and assay technologies. In addition, our full pipeline of highly innovative products in next generation sequencing and molecular interaction makes us a perfect partner for key players in drug development, molecular diagnostics and personalized healthcare. The contemplated transaction in our view is in the best interest of the Company and its shareholders as it provides the Company with the financial flexibility to execute on our business strategy." For further information please contact: SYGNIS AG Pilar de la Huerta, CEO/CFO Tel: +34-918063089 Email: About SYGNIS AG: After the merger in 2012 between X-Pol Biotech, specialising in DNA amplification and sequencing, and SYGNIS AG, listed in the German Stock Exchange (Prime Standard segment, Tick: LIO1; ISIN: DE000A1RFM03), SYGNIS' new mission is to develop and distribute technologies and products from X-Pol, which has a commercial product in the DNA amplification segment, QualiPhi(®) and is currently developing other products in the field of Next Generation Sequencing. ### Disclaimer Some statements included in this press release, relating neither to proven financial results nor other historical data, should be viewed as forward- looking, i.e. not definite. Such statements are mainly predictions of future results, trends, plans or goals. These statements should not be considered to be total guarantees since given their very nature they are subject to known and unknown risks and imponderability and can be affected by other factors as a consequence of which the actual results, plans and goals of SYGNIS AG may deviate greatly from the established conclusions or implied predictions contained in such statements. SYGNIS does not undertake to publicly update or revise these statements in the light of new information or future results or for any other reason. ### Press Release (PDF): This announcement is distributed by GlobeNewswire on behalf of GlobeNewswire clients. The owner of this announcement warrants that: (i) the releases contained herein are protected by copyright and other applicable laws; and (ii) they are solely responsible for the content, accuracy and originality of the information contained therein. Source: SYGNIS AG via GlobeNewswire [HUG#1750746]