Agenus Inc.

05/24/2024 | Press release | Archived content

Agenus Reports Inducement Grants Under Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4)

LEXINGTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Agenus Inc. ("Agenus") (Nasdaq: AGEN), a leader in discovering and developing novel immunological agents to treat various cancers, today announced that the Compensation Committee of Agenus' Board of Directors granted inducement awards to Eric Olson, in connection with his appointment as Head of Regulatory. The Compensation Committee approved the awards pursuant to Agenus' 2015 Inducement Equity Plan and in accordance with Nasdaq Listing Rule 5635(c)(4).

The awards to Eric Olson consist of (i) options to purchase 7,500 shares of Agenus common stock with a 10-year term, an exercise price equal to the closing price of Agenus' common stock on the Grant Date (June 3, 2024), and vesting over four years in equal annual installments and (ii) 5,500 restricted stock units that vest over three years in equal annual installments; provided that each equity award to Eric Olson is subject to him maintaining a service relationship with the company through the relevant vest date.

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Agenus is a leading immuno-oncology company targeting cancer and infectious diseases with a comprehensive pipeline of immunological agents. The company's mission is to expand patient populations benefiting from cancer immunotherapy through combination approaches, using a broad repertoire of antibody therapeutics, adoptive cell therapies (through MiNK Therapeutics) and adjuvants (through SaponiQx). Agenus is headquartered in Lexington, MA. For more information, visit www.agenusbio.com or @agenus_bio. Information that may be important to investors will be routinely posted on our website and social media channels.

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