The acquisition remains subject to regulatory approvals and approval of shareholders at the Acquisition Meeting.
Cautionary statement regarding forward-looking statements relating to BELLUS Health
This press release may include “forward-looking statements” within the meaning of the applicable securities laws, including with respect to the holding of the Acquisition Meeting and the Annual Meeting. Each forward-looking statement contained in this press release is based on the current expectations of management and is subject to known and unknown risks and uncertainties and other unknown factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from historical results and those expressed or implied by such statement. In addition to statements which explicitly describe such risks and uncertainties, readers are urged to consider statements labelled with the terms “believes,” “belief,” “expects,” “intends,” “anticipates,” “will,” or “plans” to be uncertain and forward-looking. Risks and uncertainties include, among others, the risk that a condition to closing of the acquisition may not be satisfied, the risk that any required shareholder, court or applicable regulatory approvals for the acquisition may not be obtained or be obtained subject to conditions that are not anticipated, the failure to realize the anticipated benefits of the acquisition, the occurrence of any event that could give rise to termination of the acquisition, and potential litigation in connection with the acquisition or other settlements or investigations that may affect the timing or occurrence of the acquisition or result in significant costs of defence, indemnification and liability.
BELLUS Health cautions investors not to rely on the forward-looking statements contained in this press release when making an investment decision in their securities. Investors are encouraged to read BELLUS Health’s filings available on the SEC website at www.sec.gov and on the SEDAR website at www.sedar.com, for a discussion of these and other risks and uncertainties. The forward-looking statements in this press release speak only as of the date of this press release and BELLUS Health undertakes no obligation to update or revise any of these statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.