VALLEY COTTAGE, New York, September 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. (NASDAQ: XTLB; LSE: XTL; TASE: XTL) announces today that its Annual General Meeting ("AGM") and Extraordinary General Meeting ("EGM") was postponed for one week in accordance with its articles of association due to the absence of a quorum. The postponed AGM and EGM will take place at the Company, Building 3, Kiryat Weizmann Science Park, Rehovot, Israel 76100 at 4:00 pm and 4:30pm, respectively on October 2, 2007.
Any proxy votes received at any time up to 48 hours prior to the postponed AGM and EGM will be included in the total votes counted for the AGM and EGM. Those shareholders who have a valid "proof of ownership" in Israel or a letter of representation from Computershare, the Company's registrars, and attend the meeting in person will also be permitted to vote.
As a result of postponing the EGM, the Company anticipates that the time and date for the cancellation of the listing of its Ordinary Shares from the Official List of the United Kingdom Listing Authority, being not less than 20 business days from the date of the EGM as required by the United Kingdom Listing Rules, is now 8:00 am (London Time) on October 31, 2007.
About XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd.
XTL Biopharmaceuticals Ltd. ("XTL") is engaged in the development of
therapeutics for the treatment of neuropathic pain and hepatitis C. XTL is
developing Bicifadine, a serotonin and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor,
for the treatment of diabetic neuropathic pain. XTL is also developing
several novel pre-clinical hepatitis C small molecule inhibitors. XTL also
has an active in-licensing and acquisition program designed to identify and
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