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Tibet Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Announces Intent to Go Private

2012-02-27 21:00 717

NEW YORK, February 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Tibet Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: TBET), an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the development, manufacturing and marketing of traditional Tibetan medicine in China, today announced that,

"In recent days, we noticed that a website mentioned about auctioning our operating entity's assets. These were untrue and incorrect announcements. Our company is in normal business operation. We're conducting our investigation on this mistaken report, and will keep our investors informed on the investigation result," said Mr. Hong Yu, CEO and Chairman of Tibet Pharmaceuticals. "The Company will take all necessary legal measures to defend itself against any untrue reports and to protect the interests of shareholders."

The Company also announced its intent to accept a "going private" proposal by Mr. Hong Yu, and cease its public company status. "In view of market bias towards Chinese companies listed in U.S. stock exchange and our past stock performance, I hereby make an offer to purchase TBET stocks not owned by me for $3.00 per share in cash,"said Mr. Hong Yu, "delisting details will be announced shortly".

Tibet Pharmaceuticals expects to continue to grow in China's fragmented pharmaceutical and traditional Tibetan medicine industries. The company is committed to establishing itself as a leading manufacturer and distributor of Tibetan medicine in China and believes that additional distribution channels will help enhance its completive advantages in the industry.

About Tibet Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Based in Shangri-La County, Yunnan Province, China, Tibet Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: TBET - News) is an emerging specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the research, development, manufacturing and marketing of modernized traditional Tibetan medicines in China. With 190 employees and nation-wide distributors, the company develops both prescription and over-the-counter traditional Tibetan medicines that promote health in human respiratory, digestive, urinary and reproductive systems. Tibet Pharmaceuticals' products are sold throughout China, with a majority of sales concentrated in the southern provinces, most notably Yunnan Province, where the company's 52,000 sq. ft. GMP-certified manufacturing facilities are located. The access to key raw materials, not generally available outside the province, provides a significant advantage for Tibet Pharmaceuticals.

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http://www.tibetpharmaceuticals.com/

Forward-Looking Statements

This news release contains forward-looking statements as defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements include statements concerning plans, objectives, goals, strategies, future events or performance, and underlying assumptions and other statements that are other than statements of historical facts.

These statements are subject to uncertainties and risks including, but not limited to, product and service demand and acceptance, changes in technology, economic conditions, the impact of competition and pricing, government regulation, changes in company valuations and investor perceptions of companies, and other risks contained in reports filed by the company with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All such forward-looking statements, whether written or oral, and whether made by or on behalf of the company, are expressly qualified by the cautionary statements and any other cautionary statements which may accompany the forward-looking statements. In addition, the company disclaims any obligation to update any forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof.

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Source: Tibet Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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