SYNERGY PHARMACEUTICALS: Announces Completion of Sale to Bausch Health

Synergy Pharmaceuticals issued the following announcement on March 6.

Synergy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ: SGYP) (the "Company" or "Synergy"), a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel gastrointestinal (GI) therapies, today confirmed that the previously announced sale of certain assets to Bausch Health Companies Inc. is now complete. All rights to TRULANCE® (plecanatide), dolcanatide and the related intellectual property have been transferred to Bausch Health.

Synergy on December 12, 2018, initiated voluntary proceedings under Chapter 11 of the U.S. Bankruptcy Code in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York to facilitate a sale and address its debt obligations. Additional information about Synergy's Chapter 11 cases can be found at https://cases.primeclerk.com/Synergy.

Synergy is advised in this transaction by Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP, Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton LLP, Centerview Partners, FTI Consulting, and Togut, Segal & Segal LLP.

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