"Leveraging the combined resources of both companies not only strengthens our various development programs, but also underscores our commitment to providing patients with next-generation therapies that may improve their health and quality of life," added Dr. Abraham Havron , Chief Executive Officer of PROLOR.
Barrington Research Associates, Inc., acted as the financial advisor to OPKO Health. Jefferies LLC acted as financial advisor to PROLOR Biotech and the Strategic Alternatives Committee on the transaction, and Oppenheimer & Co provided a fairness opinion to the Strategic Alternatives Committee. Akerman Senterfitt acted as legal advisor to OPKO Health. DLA Piper LLP (US) acted as legal advisor to the Strategic Alternatives Committee and Greenberg Traurig, P.A. acted as legal advisor to PROLOR Biotech.
Conference Call and Webcast Information
PROLOR will host a live teleconference and webcast with senior management and a representative of OPKO management to discuss the acquisition on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 8:30 a.m. EDT. To participate in the conference call, please dial toll-free at 1-866-652-5200 (U.S.), 1-855-669-9657 (Canada), 1-80-9213284 (Israel) or at 1-412-317-6060 for other countries. After placing the call, please tell the operator you wish to join the PROLOR investor conference call. A replay of the conference call will be available through May 1, 2013 at: 1-877-344-7529 (U.S.) and 1-412-
|SOURCE OPKO Health, Inc.; PROLOR Biotech, Inc.|
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