Upon the closing of the transaction, which is expected within approximately 90 days, WorldHeart's operations will be integrated into those of HeartWare.
About HeartWare International
HeartWare International develops and manufactures miniaturized implantable heart pumps, or ventricular assist devices, to treat Class IIIB / IV patients suffering from advanced heart failure. The HeartWare® Ventricular Assist System features the HVAD® pump, a small full-output circulatory support device (up to 10L/min flow) designed to be implanted next to the heart, avoiding the abdominal surgery generally required to implant competing devices. HeartWare has received CE Marking for the HeartWare System in the European Union and TGA approval in Australia. The device is currently the subject of
United States clinical trials for two indications: bridge-to-transplant and destination therapy. For additional information, please visit
WorldHeart is a developer of mechanical circulatory support systems based in Salt Lake City, Utah. WorldHeart's registered office is in Delaware, USA.Use of Forward-Looking Statements Statements contained in this Report, including regarding the upcoming FDA panel review of HeartWare's Premarket Approval application, statements regarding the benefits of the transaction and statements about the expected timing of the transaction may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward looking statements are generally identifiable by the use of the words "believes," "views," "expects," "projects," "hopes," "could," "will," "intends," "should," "estimate," "would," "may," "anticipates," "plans", "target", "goal" or the negative of these words or other variations on these words or comparable terminology. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in the forward-looking information, and are based on the current expectations, estimates, forecasts and projections of HeartWare and WorldHeart. The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements: economic, business, competitive, and/or regulatory factors affecting the businesses of HeartWare and WorldHeart generally, including those set forth in the filings of HeartWare and WorldHeart with the Securities and Exchange Commission, especially in the "Risk Factors" and "Management's Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations" sections of their respective annual reports on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q, their current reports on Form 8-K and other SEC filings. These forward-looking statements speak only as of the date hereof. HeartWare and WorldHeart undertake no obligation to publicly release the results of any revisions or updates to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof, or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
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