AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. is a biotechnology company focused on improving productivity in the commercial aquaculture industry, which is the fastest growing segment of the worldwide food industry. Our objective is the application of biotechnology to ensure the availability of high quality seafood to meet global consumer demand.
When was AquaBounty founded and where was it incorporated?
The Company was founded in 1991 and incorporated in Delaware under the name A/F Protein, Inc. to pursue the commercial development of protein technology under license from the University of California at Berkeley. In 1996, A/F Protein acquired a license to the AquAdvantage® technology from the University of Toronto and Memorial University of Newfoundland and was subsequently reorganized in 2000 into two separate entities: A/F Protein, Inc., which retained the protein technology, and AquaBounty Farms, Inc., which obtained the AquAdvantage technology. AquaBounty Farms, headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, changed its name in 2004 to AquaBounty Technologies, Inc. In 2006, AquaBounty Technologies was listed in the London Stock Exchange’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM), raising $28 million in an initial public offering of stock. AquaBounty Technologies is now headquartered in Maynard, Massachusetts.
On what exchange does AquaBounty trade and what is its stock symbol?
Shares of AquaBounty trade on NASDAQ under the symbol AQB. On June 1, 2017, AquaBounty cancelled the admission of its common stock to trading on AIM, and all shares that were tradeable on AIM are now tradeable on NASDAQ. Please see AquaBounty’s press release of April 7, 2017, for more information.
How do I access information on AquaBounty’s SEC filings? How can I obtain a copy of the annual report?
Annual 10-K reports, quarterly 10-Q reports, proxy statements, and other filings with the SEC can be accessed directly through the SEC Filings section of AquaBounty’s website or through the Securities and Exchange Commission at www.sec.gov. A copy of our annual report can be found in the Financial Reports section of our website.