IRVINE, CA, and HERSTAL, BELGIUM – April 20, 2020 – MDxHealth SA (Euronext: MDXH.BR), a commercial-stage innovative molecular diagnostics company, today announced that its U.S. subsidiary, MDxHealth Inc., has entered into a “Paycheck Protection Program” (PPP) loan with the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) in the amount of $2.3 million as part of the U.S Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act. These PPP loans are aimed at helping small businesses in the U.S. keep their workers on payroll by providing loans that are partially forgivable.
The loan has a term of two years and carries an interest rate of 1.0% per year. Payments on the loan are deferred for the first six months following disbursement of the loan, with principal and interest payments beginning on the seventh month. Interest on the loan continues to accrue during the six-month deferment period.
MDxHealth is a multinational healthcare company that provides actionable molecular diagnostic information to personalize the diagnosis and treatment of cancer. The company’s tests are based on proprietary genetic, epigenetic (methylation) and other molecular technologies and assist physicians with the diagnosis of urologic cancers, prognosis of recurrence risk, and prediction of response to a specific therapy. The Company’s European headquarters are in Herstal, Belgium, with laboratory operations in Nijmegen, The Netherlands, and US headquarters and laboratory operations based in Irvine, California. For more information, visit mdxhealth.com and follow us on social media at: twitter.com/mdxhealth, facebook.com/mdxhealth and linkedin.com/company/mdxhealth.
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