ATLANTA and IRVINE, Calif., May 6, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CryoLife, Inc. (NYSE: CRY), an implantable biological medical device and cardiovascular tissue processing company, today announced the final results of its tender offer, including proration results, through its wholly owned subsidiary CL Falcon, Inc., for 49.9 percent of the outstanding shares of Cardiogenesis Corporation ("Cardiogenesis") (OTCQB: CGCP). The tender offer expired at 12:00 midnight, Eastern Time, at the end of the day on Monday, May 2, 2011.
Based on information provided by Computershare Inc., the depositary and paying agent for the tender offer, a total of 38,788,414 shares of Cardiogenesis' common stock, representing approximately 83.4 percent of Cardiogenesis' outstanding common stock, were validly tendered and not withdrawn in the tender offer. Of those shares tendered, 23,221,166 shares of Cardiogenesis common stock, representing approximately 49.9 percent of Cardiogenesis' outstanding common stock, were acquired at $0.457 per share in the tender offer, less applicable withholdings. The final proration factor for the tender offer was approximately 59.9 percent. The depositary for the tender offer, Computershare, Inc., has paid for the shares accepted for purchase and will promptly return all other shares tendered and not accepted for purchase. Immediately after consummation of the tender offer, based on information provided by Computershare, approximately 46,535,403 shares of Cardiogenesis' common stock were issued and outstanding. Investor questions concerning the tender offer may be directed to the information agent, Georgeson, at (800) 676-0098.
As a result of the successful completion of the tender offer, Cardiogenesis has scheduled a special meeting of shareholders to consider and vote upon the proposed merger between Cardiogenesis and CryoLife. Ca
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