SAN DIEGO, July 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Ocera Therapeutics, Inc. ("Ocera"), a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel therapeutics for orphan liver diseases, and Tranzyme, Inc. (Nasdaq:TZYM) ("Tranzyme") today announced that, following a special meeting of the shareholders of Tranzyme held on July 15, 2013, the Ocera and Tranzyme merger has closed. The combined company is named Ocera Therapeutics, Inc. and will trade beginning July 16, 2013 on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol "OCRX". The combined company (the "Company") operates under the leadership of Linda S. Grais, MD, President and Chief Executive Officer, and the board of directors consists of representatives from both the former Ocera and Tranzyme boards.
Ocera Therapeutics Announces Completion Of Merger With Tranzyme
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