Generex Biotechnology Corp. (GNBT) spins out, stock points higher

Posted on: Thursday, September 15th, 2011
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Generex Biotechnology Corp. (OTCBB: GNBT) saw its shares gain 8.7% to 9.89 cents, as Thursday’s markets closed, on news of the spinout of one of its subsidiaries. Volume for the stock was 1.3 million shares, nosing out its full-day average.

A news release dated Sept. 15 announced that the company, based in Worcester, Mass., provided an update on the status of the previously announced spinout of its wholly-owned subsidiary, Antigen Express, Inc.

The Company is in the midst of a detailed and comprehensive review of several transaction opportunities, including both shell companies and operating biotech companies with synergistic intellectual properties, in each case Securities and Exchange Commission registrants and Depository Trust Company eligible companies, into which Antigen Express will be merged.

Generex CEO Mark Fletcher, “We are undertaking our due diligence examination of available alternatives with a view to identifying an appropriate transaction for the Antigen Express spinout.

“We will proceed with expedition to negotiate an agreement with the target company, complete the merger of Antigen Express into that company, and conduct an initial fund raising. If the merger and the initial fund raising are successful, we will then seek a listing of the merged company’s stock on a national stock exchange.”

Generex is engaged in the research, development, and commercialization of drug delivery systems and technologies.

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