Participants in Solicitation
Angiotech and its directors, executive officers and other members of management and employees may be deemed to be participants in the solicitation of proxies from the holders of Angiotech common shares in respect of the proposed transaction. Information about the directors and executive officers of Angiotech is set forth in Angiotech's Annual Report on Form 40-F for the most recently ended fiscal year, which was filed with the SEC on March 31, 2008. Investors may obtain additional information regarding the interest of such participants by reading the proxy statement regarding the acquisition when it becomes available.
Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a global specialty pharmaceutical and medical device company with over 1,500 dedicated employees. Angiotech discovers, develops and markets innovative treatment solutions for diseases or complications associated with medical device implants, surgical interventions and acute injury. To find out more about Angiotech (NASDAQ: ANPI, TSX: ANP), please visit our website at http://www.angiotech.com.
CONTACT: Sage Baker, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications,
Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (604) 221-6933, email@example.com; Deirdre
Neary, Investor Relations and Corporate Communications, Angiotech
Pharmaceuticals, Inc., (604) 222-7056, firstname.lastname@example.org; Steve Frankel,
Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher, Office (212) 355-4449 x 119, Cell
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