SOURCE: Angle PLC

September 09, 2016 11:51 ET

ANGLE plc: Annual Report and Accounts and Notice of AGM

GUILDFORD, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwired - Sep 9, 2016) - Angle PLC (AIM: AGL) (OTCQX: ANPCY)

AIM: AGL: OTCQX: ANPCY

For immediate release  9 September 2016

ANGLE plc
("ANGLE" or "the Company")

Annual Report and Accounts and Notice of AGM

ANGLE plc (AIM:AGL and OTCQX:ANPCY), the specialist medtech company, announces that its Annual Report and Accounts for the year ended 30 April 2016 and its Notice of Annual General Meeting (AGM) have been distributed to shareholders.

The AGM will be held at 2:00pm on Tuesday 4 October 2016 at the Surrey Technology Centre, 40 Occam Road, the Surrey Research Park, Guildford, GU2 7YG.

The Company's Annual Report and Accounts, which incorporates the Notice of AGM, are available on the Company's website http://www.angleplc.com/investor-information/financial-reports/.

For further information:

ANGLE plc   01483 685830
Andrew Newland, Chief Executive
Ian Griffiths, Finance Director
   
     
Cenkos Securities
Stephen Keys (Nominated adviser)
Russell Kerr, Oliver Baxendale (Sales)
  020 7397 8900
     
WG Partners
David Wilson
Claes Spång
  020 3705 9330
     
FTI Consulting
Simon Conway, Mo Noonan, Stephanie Cuthbert
Kimberley Ha (US)
 
020 3727 1000
001 212 850 5612
     

For Frequently Used Terms, please see the Company's website on http://www.angleplc.com/the-parsortix-system/glossary/

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About ANGLE plc  www.angleplc.com 

ANGLE is a specialist medtech company commercialising a disruptive platform technology that can capture cells circulating in blood, such as cancer cells, even when they are as rare in number as one cell in one billion blood cells, and harvest the cells for analysis.

ANGLE's cell separation technology is called the Parsortix™ system and it enables a liquid biopsy (simple blood test) to be used to provide the cells of interest. Parsortix is the subject of granted patents in Europe, the United States, Canada, China and Australia and three extensive families of patents are being progressed worldwide. The system is based on a microfluidic device that captures live cells based on a combination of their size and compressibility. Parsortix has a CE Mark for Europe and FDA authorisation is in process for the United States. 

ANGLE has established formal collaborations with world-class cancer centres. These Key Opinion Leaders are working to identify applications with medical utility (clear benefit to patients), and to secure clinical data that demonstrates that utility in patient studies. Details are available here http://www.angleplc.com/the-company/collaborators/

The analysis of the cells that can be harvested from patient blood with ANGLE's Parsortix system has the potential to help deliver personalised cancer care offering profound improvements in clinical and health economic outcomes in the treatment and diagnosis of various forms of cancer.

The global increase in cancer to a 1 in 3 lifetime incidence is set to drive a multi-billion dollar clinical market. The Parsortix system is designed to be compatible with existing major medtech analytical platforms and to act as a companion diagnostic for major pharma in helping to identify patients that will benefit from a particular drug and then monitoring the drug's effectiveness.

As well as cancer, the Parsortix technology has the potential for deployment with several other important cell types in the future.

ANGLE stock trades on the AIM market of the London Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol AGL and in New York on the OTC-QX under the ticker symbol ANPCY. For further information please visit: www.angleplc.com

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