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Platinum Management (NY) LLC Issues Letter To Stockholders Of Echo Therapeutics, Inc.

Stocks in this article: ECTE

Mark Nordlicht  Chief Investment Officer  Platinum Management (NY) LLC



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CERTAIN INFORMATION CONCERNING PARTICIPANTS

Platinum Management (NY) LLC ("Platinum"), together with the other Participants (as defined below) named herein, has made a preliminary filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") of a proxy statement and accompanying GOLD proxy card to be used at the 2014 annual meeting of stockholders of Echo Therapeutics, Inc. a Delaware corporation (the "Company").

PLATINUM STRONGLY ADVISES ALL STOCKHOLDERS OF THE COMPANY TO READ THE PROXY STATEMENT AND OTHER PROXY MATERIALS AS THEY BECOME AVAILABLE BECAUSE THEY WILL CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATION. SUCH PROXY MATERIALS WILL BE AVAILABLE AT NO CHARGE ON THE SEC'S WEB SITE AT HTTP://WWW.SEC.GOV/. IN ADDITION, PLATINUM'S PROXY SOLICITOR, MORROW & CO., LLC WILL PROVIDE COPIES OF DEFINITIVE PROXY MATERIALS, WITHOUT CHARGE, UPON REQUEST.

The Participants in the solicitation are Platinum Management, Platinum Partners Value Arbitrage Fund L.P., ("PPVA"), Platinum Long Term Growth VII, LLC, ("Platinum VII"), Platinum Partners Liquid Opportunity Master Fund L.P. ("PPLO"), Platinum-Montaur, ("Platinum-Montaur"), Platinum Liquid Opportunity Management (NY) LLC ("Platinum Liquid Management"), Mark Nordlicht, Uri Landesman and Shepard M. Goldberg.

As of the date hereof, the Participants collectively beneficially own an aggregate of 2,383,876 shares of Common Stock of the Company, consisting of the following: 1,605,424 shares of Common Stock directly owned by PPVA; 578,452 shares of Common Stock directly owned by PPLO; 100,000 shares of Common Stock underlying currently convertible Series C Preferred Stock directly owned by PPLO, and 100,000 shares of Common Stock underlying currently convertible Series D Preferred Stock directly owned by PPLO.

Additionally, (i) PPVA directly owns 948,243 shares of Series E Preferred Stock and 123,636 Warrants, and (ii) PPLO directly owns 180,497 shares of Series E Preferred Stock and 30,909 Warrants. The Warrants and Series E Preferred Stock each contain restrictions on exercise and conversion, respectively, such that a holder thereof may not exercise or convert, as the case may be, the Warrants or Series E Preferred Stock if the number of shares of Common Stock to be issued pursuant to such exercise or conversion would result in such holder beneficially owning (as determined in accordance with Section 13(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the "Exchange Act"), and the rules thereunder ("Section 13(d)")) in excess of 19.99% of all of the Common Stock outstanding at such time. The Warrants and Series E Preferred Stock each also contain restrictions on exercise and conversion, respectively, such that a holder thereof may not exercise or convert, as the case may be, the Warrants or Series E Preferred Stock if the number of shares of Common Stock to be issued pursuant to such exercise or conversion would result in such holder beneficially owning (as determined in accordance with Section 13(d)) in excess of 9.99% of all of the Common Stock outstanding at such time.

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