WORCESTER, Mass., Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (NasdaqCM: GNBT) (www.generex.com) today confirmed that Generex senior management will address analysts' and shareholders' questions in an open conference today in respect of the previously announced Global Medical Direct (GMD) acquisition, the reverse stock split vote scheduled for October 15, 2010, and the planned rights offering in the event that the reverse stock split is approved by the Company's stockholders.
Generex has provided additional information in a Form 8K Current Report filed with the SEC today on EDGARD regarding its agreement to acquire 51% of GMD for a combination of cash and stock valued at $25 million. Based on a continuation of revenue and net income growth rates to date, GMD's management estimates its 2010 revenue will be approximately $30 million with net income exceeding $8 million, after successful double digit growth rates over the previous five years. The closing of the transaction is subject to a number of terms and conditions, including the completion of a two-year financial audit, agreement upon ancillary agreements, favorable completion of due diligence, and attainment of sufficient financing by Generex. The acquisition is anticipated to close in early January, 2011.
Management sees tremendous synergies between the two companies and will discuss the acquisition plan and business overview in greater detail as well as the other items mentioned above in a conference call today as follows:
Tuesday, October 12, 2010, conference call and webcast:
Date: October, 12, 2010
Time 10:00 am EDT
Toll-Free Dial-In Number: +1 877 / 303-7204
International Dial-In Number: +1 224 / 357-2384
About Generex Biotechnology Corporation
Generex is engaged in the research, development and commercialization of drug delivery systems and technologies. Generex has developed a proprietary platform technology for the delivery of drugs into the human body through the oral cavity (with no deposit in the lungs). Generex's proprietary liquid formulations allow drugs typically administered by injection to be absorbed into the body by the lining of the inner mouth using its proprietary RapidMist™ device. The Company's flagship product, buccal insulin (Generex Oral-lyn™), which has been approved in India, Lebanon, Algeria, and Ecuador for the treatment of subjects with Type-1 and Type-2 diabetes, is in Phase III clinical trials at several sites around the world. Antigen Express, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Generex. The core platform technologies of Antigen Express comprise immunotherapeutics for the treatment of malignant, infectious, allergic, and autoimmune diseases. For more information, visit the Generex website at www.generex.com or the Antigen Express website at www.antigenexpress.com.
Safe Harbor Statement
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