LOUISVILLE, CO -- (Marketwired) -- 11/10/14 -- AntriaBio, Inc. (OTCQB: ANTB), a biopharmaceutical corporation focused on developing novel extended release therapies, announced today that it has successfully extinguished $44 million of contingent milestone payments owed by AntriaBio to the bankruptcy estate of PR Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (the "Estate").
AntriaBio acquired the operating assets of the Estate in 2013 for an upfront payment and an obligation to make contingent milestone payments. On October 1, 2014, the Estate agreed to terminate the contingent payment obligation from AntriaBio in exchange for $55,000 under terms that were approved by the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Colorado on October 22, 2014. The transaction closed on November 6, 2014 and AntriaBio extinguished such obligation.
Nevan Elam, AntriaBio's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented, "We are thrilled to have eliminated this significant contingent liability as we prepare to advance our lead product candidate, AB101, into clinical development. We believe the removal of the $44 million obligation immediately increases shareholder equity in a meaningful way."
About AntriaBio, Inc.
AntriaBio is a biopharmaceutical company that develops novel extended release therapies by combining proprietary formulation and manufacturing capabilities with well-known molecules to significantly improve standards of care. AntriaBio's lead product candidate is AB101, an injectable once-weekly basal insulin for type 1 and type 2 diabetes that addresses a $10 billion market where the current standard of care is a once-daily basal insulin injection. For more information visit: www.antriabio.com.
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