BEDMINSTER, N.J. and DUBLIN, Ireland, Dec. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amarin Corporation plc (NASDAQ:AMRN) (the "Company") announced today that it is providing a contractual reminder to holders of the outstanding 3.50% Exchangeable Senior Notes due 2032 (CUSIP Number: 220480 AC1) (the "Notes") of its wholly owned subsidiary, Corsicanto Designated Activity Co (f/k/a Corsicanto Limited) (the "Issuer"), of which approximately $15.1 million principal amount is outstanding, that they have the right to surrender their Notes for repurchase by the Issuer pursuant to their existing option (the "Optional
Put") under the Indenture governing the Notes, dated as of January 9, 2012. No new option is offered hereunder.
The Optional Put entitles each holder of the Notes to require the Issuer to purchase all or any part of such holder's Notes on January 19, 2017 (the "Repurchase Date") for cash at a purchase price (the "Repurchase Price") equal to 100% of the principal amount of the Notes, plus accrued and unpaid interest thereon up to, but excluding, the Repurchase Date.
The opportunity for each holder of the Notes to exercise the Optional Put commences today at 4:30 p.m., New York City time, and expires at 11:59 p.m., New York City time, on Wednesday, January 18, 2017, which is the business day immediately preceding the Repurchase Date. In order to exercise the Optional Put and
receive the Repurchase Price, or withdraw Notes previously surrendered, a holder must follow the procedures set forth in the Optional Put Company Notice, which is being delivered to all registered holders of the Notes.
None of the Company, the Issuer or the Company's board of directors or employees has made or is making any representation or recommendation as to whether or not any holder should surrender any Notes.
At the Issuer's request, Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, the Trustee, Paying Agent and Exchange Agent for the Notes, is delivering an Optional Put Company Notice to all registered holders of the Notes. In addition, the Company and the Issuer will file the Optional Put Company Notice with
a Tender Offer Statement on Schedule TO with the Securities and Exchange Commission today. Copies of the Optional Put Company Notice and additional information relating to the procedure for the surrender of the Notes may be obtained from Wells Fargo Bank, National Association by calling (917) 260-1593.
Amarin Corporation plc is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the commercialization and development of therapeutics to improve cardiovascular health. Amarin's product development program leverages its extensive experience in lipid science and the potential therapeutic benefits of polyunsaturated fatty acids. Amarin's clinical program includes a commitment to an ongoing
outcomes study. Vascepa® (icosapent ethyl), Amarin's first FDA-approved product, is a highly-pure, EPA-only, omega-3 fatty acid product available by prescription. For more information about Vascepa, visit www.vascepa.com. For more information about Amarin, visit www.amarincorp.com.
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Amarin Corporation plc
In U.S.: +1 (908) 719-1315
Lee M. Stern
In U.S.: +1 (646) 378-2922
In U.S.: +1 (212) 583-2791
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