Portage Issues Letter to Shareholders

Jan 15, 2016, 10:03 ET from Portage Biotech Inc.

TORONTO, Jan. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ - Portage Biotech Inc. ("Portage" or "the Company")) (OTC Market: PTGEF, Canadian Securities Exchange: PBT.U), released a Letter to Shareholders today. A copy of the letter can be found on our web site at http://portagebiotech.com/news/letter-to-shareholders-from-the-chairman/

About Portage

Portage is engaged in identifying, financing and developing novel therapeutics in indications with high unmet medical need. Portage plans to add 5-7 other opportunities to its portfolio either by direct investment into a company, spinout from academia, or through the creation of an SPV with another company or management team

Portage has two operating subsidiaries – Portage Pharmaceuticals Limited ("PPL") which is wholly owned by Portage and Biohaven Pharmaceutical Holding Company Limited ("Biohaven") in which Portage holds 54% equity. Portage has also invested in Sentien Biotechnologies Inc., a Boston based private company developing an extracorporeal bioreactor for the delivery of cell therapies

For further information, contact Kam Shah, Chief Financial Officer, at (416) 929-1806 or ks@portagebiotech.com or visit our website at www.portagebiotech.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of the U.S. federal and Canadian securities laws.  Any such statements reflect Portage's current views and assumptions about future events and financial performance.  Portage cannot assure that future events or performance will occur. Important risks and factors that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from those indicated in our forward-looking statements.

Portage assumes no obligation and expressly disclaims any duty to update the information in this News Release.

SOURCE Portage Biotech Inc.



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