SOURCE: Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc.

Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc.

November 03, 2015 16:15 ET

Stellar Biotechnologies Announces Approval of NASDAQ Uplisting

Stellar to Trade on NASDAQ Under Symbol "SBOT" and to Ring Closing Bell on November 5, 2015

PORT HUENEME, CA--(Marketwired - Nov 3, 2015) -  Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. ("Stellar" or "the Company") (OTCQB: SBOTF) (TSX VENTURE: KLH), the leader in sustainable manufacture of Keyhole Limpet Hemocyanin ("KLH"), today announced that the Company has received approval for its common shares to begin trading on The NASDAQ Capital Market ("Nasdaq").

Stellar's common shares will begin trading on Nasdaq under the symbol "SBOT" at market open on Thursday, November 5, 2015. In addition, Nasdaq has invited Stellar to ring the Nasdaq Closing Bell that day.

"This is a significant milestone for Stellar and an important step in our corporate growth," said Frank Oakes, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman. "We anticipate that the listing of our shares on NASDAQ will raise our visibility within the investment community and with institutional investors, and will offer our shareholders an opportunity for increased liquidity. This approval comes at an important time for Stellar, as evidenced by our recently announced plan to expand manufacturing capacity to meet growing demand for KLH protein in immunotherapy. We look forward to sharing our future achievements with investors, customers, and collaborators."

In celebration of the Company's listing on the exchange, CEO Frank Oakes and members of Stellar's management team will participate in the Nasdaq closing ceremony on Thursday, November 5, 2015 at 4:00 PM ET (1:00 PM PT) at the Nasdaq MarketSite in New York City. The event will be broadcast live via Nasdaq's livestream portal at http://livestream.com/nasdaq/live.

Watch Stellar Ring the Nasdaq Closing Bell!
Thursday, November 5, 2015 @ 4:00 PM ET (1:00 PM PT)
Link to Live Webcast: http://livestream.com/nasdaq/live
Archive available after November 5 at: http://www.stellarbiotechnologies.com/media/videos

About Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc.

Stellar Biotechnologies, Inc. (OTCQB: SBOTF) (TSX VENTURE: KLH) is the leader in sustainable manufacture of Keyhole Limpet Hemocyanin (KLH), an important immune-stimulating protein used in wide-ranging therapeutic and diagnostic markets. KLH is both an active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) in many new immunotherapies (targeting cancer, immune disorders, Alzheimer's and inflammatory diseases) as well as a finished product for measuring immune status. Stellar Biotechnologies is unique in its proprietary methods, facilities, and KLH technology. We are committed to meeting the growing demand for commercial-scale supplies of GMP grade KLH, ensuring environmentally sound KLH production, and developing KLH-based active immunotherapies.

Visit www.stellarbiotech.com and the KLH knowledge base www.klhsite.org.

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