Following the close of this tranche, Vivo Capital will be granted an Amyris board seat and DSM gains an additional board seat. Terms of the private placement and related agreements are more fully disclosed in the Form 8-K filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission, available free of charge at sec.gov.About AmyrisAmyris is the integrated renewable products company that is enabling the world's leading brands to achieve sustainable growth. Amyris applies its innovative bioscience solutions to convert plant sugars into hydrocarbon molecules and produce specialty ingredients and consumer products. The company is delivering its No Compromise® products across a number of markets, including specialty and performance chemicals, flavors and fragrances, cosmetics ingredients, pharmaceuticals, and nutraceuticals. More information about the company is available at www.amyris.com. Amyris Forward-Looking StatementsThis release contains forward-looking statements, and any statements other than statements of historical facts could be deemed to be forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements include, among other things, statements regarding future events (such as the expected closing of the equity financing, including the timing thereof, the anticipated development of product targets expected to be key growth drivers within animal- and human health markets, expected business growth, including in China, anticipated product sales and product sales growth rate, and expected future financing activity) that involve risks and uncertainties. These statements are based on management's current expectations and actual results and future events may differ materially due to risks and uncertainties, including risks related to manufacturing capacity at Amyris's Brotas facility, delays or failures in development, production and commercialization of products, liquidity and ability to fund capital expenditures, Amyris's reliance on third parties to achieve its goals, and other risks detailed in the "Risk Factors" section of Amyris's quarterly report on Form 10-Q filed on May 15, 2017. Amyris disclaims any obligation to update information contained in these forward-looking statements whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. Amyris, the Amyris logo and No Compromise are registered trademarks of Amyris, Inc. All other trademarks are trademarks of their respective owners.
Note to Editors: Please see news release issued May 11, 2017, entitled, " Amyris Announces Closing Of First Tranche Of Up To $95 Million In Equity Financing And Conversion Of Over $55 Million Of Debt To Equity ".
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