Navigation Links
Biopure Files Voluntary Petition for Relief Under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code
Date:7/16/2009

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Biopure Corporation (Nasdaq: BPUR) announced today that it has filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts. Biopure will continue to manage and operate its businesses and assets during the pendency of the bankruptcy case, subject to the supervision of the Bankruptcy Court.

In connection with the filing Biopure entered into an agreement with OPK Biotech LLC for the sale of substantially all of its assets. The sale is subject to customary closing conditions, approval of the Bankruptcy Court and the conduct of a Bankruptcy Court supervised auction process in which Biopure will seek competing bids to achieve the highest price possible for its assets.

If the proposed OPK Biotech LLC transaction closes, Biopure expects that there will be limited, if any, value for the common stockholders in the bankruptcy liquidation process. Stockholders of a company in Chapter 11 generally receive value only if all claims of the company's secured and unsecured creditors are fully satisfied. Biopure expects such claims will be largely satisfied if the proposed OPK Biotech LLC transaction closes on the contemplated schedule.

Biopure Corporation

Biopure Corporation develops and markets pharmaceuticals, called oxygen therapeutics, that are intravenously administered to deliver oxygen to the body's tissues.

    Contact:  Zaf Zafirelis
    Biopure Corporation
    (617) 234-6500
    IR@biopure.com


'/>"/>
SOURCE Biopure Corporation
Copyright©2009 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Biopure Receives Notice of Nasdaq Delisting
2. Biopure Receives Notices About Nasdaq Listing Compliance
3. Biopure Exploring Strategic Options
4. Biopure Receives Extension of Time to Regain NASDAQ Listing Compliance
5. Biopure Submits IND Application for Proposed Clinical Trial in Patients with Acute Myeloid Leukemia
6. Biopure Sues National Institutes of Health Official
7. Agency Takes Adverse Decision to Biopures Product Registration in South Africa
8. Biopure Receives Extension of Time to Regain NASDAQ Listing Compliance
9. Biopure Reaffirms Strategy Following Recent NIH/FDA Workshop
10. Biopure Receives Comment Letter From U.K. Regulatory Body on Marketing Application for Hemopure(R)
11. Biopure Announces 2007 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Financial Results
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:6/25/2016)... ... 2016 , ... As a lifelong Southern Californian, Dr. Omkar Marathe earned his ... David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA. He trained in Internal Medicine at Scripps ... in hematology/oncology at the UCLA-Olive View-Cedars Sinai program where he had the opportunity to ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... ... A recent article published June 14 on E Online details ... to state that individuals are now more comfortable seeking to undergo not only the ... and cheek reduction. The Los Angeles area medical group, Beverly Hills Physicians (BHP) notes ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... June 24, 2016 , ... The Pulmonary ... Dallas that it will receive two significant new grants to support its work ... marked its 25th anniversary by recognizing patients, medical professionals and scientists for their ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... ... , ... Topical BioMedics, Inc, makers of Topricin and MyPainAway Pain Relief Products, join The ‘Business ... to $12 an hour by 2020 and then adjusting it yearly to increase at the ... minimum wage, assure the wage floor does not erode again, and make future increases more ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 24, 2016 , ... ... client, The Grove Investment Group (TGIG), has initiated cultivation and processing operations at ... Las Vegas and Pahrump, Nevada. , Puradigm is the manufacturer of a complete ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016  Guerbet announced today that it has been ... Award . One of 12 suppliers to ... its support of Premier members through exceptional local customer ... commitment to lower costs. ... our outstanding customer service from Premier," says Massimo ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... DUBLIN , June 23, 2016 ... the "Surgical Procedure Volumes: Global Analysis (United States, ... Australia, Canada)" report to their offering. ... an essential tool for healthcare business planners, provides surgical ... looks at surgery trends with an in-depth analysis of ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... June 23, 2016 The Biotechnology ... continues to present great opportunities to investors. Stock-Callers.com assesses ... Intrexon Corp. (NYSE: XON ), Vertex Pharmaceuticals ... (NASDAQ: ARNA ), and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. ... stocks and receive your complimentary trade alerts at: ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: