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Haemacure Signs Term Sheet for Proposed Collaboration and Bridge Financing


MONTREAL, May 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Haemacure Corporation (TSX:HAE), a Montreal-based specialty bio-therapeutics company, announces that it has entered into a term sheet with Angiotech Pharmaceuticals, Inc. of Vancouver (NASDAQ: ANPI, TSX:ANP) for a senior secured bridge loan from Angiotech in the amount of US$2.5 million. Haemacure expects that the bridge loan will enable it to operate for a period of approximately ten to twelve months from the date of the closing of the loan. The bridge loan will be convertible into Haemacure securities in certain circumstances.

"This is great news for Haemacure. We look forward to closing this bridge financing and collaborating with Angiotech" said Joseph Galli, Chairman and CEO of Haemacure.

The term sheet provides that the closing of the bridge loan is expected to take place by May 31, 2009. Completion of the transaction is conditional on standard closing conditions, including negotiation and execution of loan and security documentation and related collaboration agreements between Haemacure and Angiotech. Haemacure can give no assurance that the various closing conditions will be satisfied or that the transaction will close. In connection with the bridge loan, Angiotech has advanced US$200,000 to Haemacure.

About Haemacure

Haemacure Corporation is a specialty biotherapeutics company developing high-value human plasma-derived protein products for commercialization. Haemacure's research and development effort is driven by its proprietary plasma protein extraction technology to develop next-generation products, including surgical haemostats. Haemacure's proprietary, lead product candidate is a fibrin sealant in late-stage clinical trials. Haemacure's proprietary, second product candidate is thrombin, a component of its fibrin sealant, now in preclinical stage. Follow-on development will focus on the use of fibrin sealant in aesthetics, adhesion prevention, combination with biomaterials, drug delivery, regenerative medecine, skin graft fixation for burn injuries, and wound healing.

About Angiotech

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 its website at

Forward-looking Statements

Certain of the statements contained in this news release are forward-looking statements. Such statements, based as they are on the current expectations of management, inherently involve numerous risks and uncertainties, known and unknown. Some examples of known risks are: the impact of general economic conditions, general conditions in the biotech industry, changes in the regulatory environment in the jurisdictions in which Haemacure does business, stock market volatility, fluctuations in costs, and changes to the competitive environment due to consolidation or otherwise. Consequently, actual future results may differ materially from the anticipated results expressed in the forward-looking statements. Haemacure disclaims any intention or obligation to update these statements.

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