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Mar 8, 2018 6:30 AM ET

Hagens Berman Reminds Synergy Pharmaceuticals Investors of the April 10, 2018 Lead Plaintiff Deadline and Alerts them to the Expanded Class Period

Legal Newswire iCrowdNewswire - Mar 8, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO,  — Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP alerts Synergy Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:SGYP) investors to the expanded class period and the April 10, 2018 Lead Plaintiff deadline in the pending securities class action. If you purchased or otherwise acquired Synergy securities between November 10, 2016 and November 14, 2017 and suffered losses, contact Hagens Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP. For more information, visit:

https://www.hbsslaw.com/cases/SGYP

or contact Reed Kathrein, who is leading the firm’s investigation, by calling 510-725-3000 or emailing

[email protected].

The complaint charges defendants with falsely describing the terms of a $300 million senior secured loan to Synergy as non-dilutive to shareholders.

However, when Synergy disclosed the loan agreement in an SEC filing on November 9, 2017, its terms revealed that the loan would likely be dilutive. This news drove the price of Synergy shares down $0.25, or about 8.4%, to close at $2.72 on November 10, 2017.

Then, on November 14, 2017, Synergy filed a prospectus for the issuance of nearly 22 million shares and warrants to purchase nearly 22 million shares. This news drove the price of Synergy shares down $0.14, or about 6.9% to close at $1.89 on November 15, 2017.

“We’re focused on the defendants’ statements about the financing’s impact on investors that, if false, damaged them,” said Hagens Berman partner Reed Kathrein.

Whistleblowers: Persons with non-public information regarding Synergy Pharmaceuticals should consider their options to help in the investigation or take advantage of the SEC Whistleblower program. Under the new program, whistleblowers who provide original information may receive rewards totaling up to 30 percent of any successful recovery made by the SEC. For more information, call Reed Kathrein at 510-725-3000 or email [email protected].

About Hagens Berman
Hagens Berman is a national investor-rights law firm headquartered in Seattle, Washington with 70+ attorneys in 11 offices across the country. The Firm represents investors, whistleblowers, workers and consumers in complex litigation. More about the firm and its successes can be found at www.hbsslaw.com. For the latest news visit our newsroom or follow us on Twitter at @classactionlaw.

Contact Information:

Reed Kathrein, 510-725-3000

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