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Unum Therapeutics Joins Russell 3000® Index

/EIN News/ -- CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 25, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Unum Therapeutics Inc. (Nasdaq:UMRX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of cellular immunotherapies based on its novel, universal Antibody-Coupled T cell Receptor (ACTR) technology platform, today announced the company’s addition to the Russell 3000 Index following the Russell US Indices’ annual reconstitution.

“We are pleased with our addition to the Russell 3000 Index, a leading US equity benchmark for institutional investors, which will further increase our exposure to these key investors,” said Christiana Stamoulis, President and Chief Financial Officer of Unum Therapeutics. 

Membership in the Russell 3000 Index, which remains in place for one year, means automatic inclusion in the applicable growth and value style indexes. FTSE Russell determines membership for its Russell US Indexes primarily by objective, market capitalization rankings and style attributes.  Russell US Indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors as the basis for index funds and as benchmarks for active investment strategies. Approximately $9 trillion in assets are benchmarked against Russell US Indexes. Russell US Indexes are part of FTSE Russell, a leading global index provider.

About Unum Therapeutics

Unum Therapeutics is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel immunotherapy products designed to harness the power of a patient’s immune system to cure cancer. Unum’s novel proprietary technology, antibody-coupled T cell receptor (ACTR), is a universal, engineered cell therapy intended to be used in combination with a wide range of tumor-specific antibodies to target different tumor types. Unum is actively building a pipeline of product candidates composed of ACTR T cells co-administered with antibodies for use in both hematologic and solid tumor cancers. The Company is headquartered in Cambridge, MA.

Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements. Statements in this press release about our future expectations, plans and prospects, including projections regarding future revenues and financing performance, our long-term growth, the anticipated timing of our clinical trials and regulatory filings, the development of our product candidates, including the four lead ACTR product candidates, as well as other statements containing the words "anticipate," "believe," "continue," "could," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "may," "might," "plan," "potential," "predict," "project," "should," "target," "will," or "would" and similar expressions, constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of The Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. We may not actually achieve the forecasts disclosed in our forward-looking statements, and you should not place undue reliance on our forward-looking statements. Actual results could differ materially from the projections disclosed in the forward-looking statements we make as a result of a variety of risks and uncertainties, including risks related to the accuracy of our estimates regarding expenses, future revenues, capital requirements, and the need for additional financing, the success, cost and timing of our product development activities and clinical trials, our ability to obtain and maintain regulatory approval for our product candidates, and the other risks and uncertainties described in the "Risk Factors" sections of our public filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In addition, the forward-looking statements included in this press release represent our views as of the date hereof. We anticipate that subsequent events and developments may cause our views to change. However, while we may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, we specifically disclaim any obligation to do so. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing our views as of any date subsequent to the date hereof.

Investor Contact:

Stern Investor Relations, Inc.
Mary T. Conway, 212-362-1200
mary@sternir.com

Media Contact:

Paul Kidwell, 617-680-1088
paul.kidwell@unumrx.com 

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