BEIJING, Jan. 3, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- China Biologic Products Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBPO) ( "CBPO" or the "Company"), a leading fully integrated plasma-based biopharmaceutical company in China, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of 80% equity interest in Tianxinfu (Beijing) Medical Appliance Co., Ltd. ("TianXinFu") from PW Medtech Group Limited ("PWM"), a company listed on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited (Stock Code: 1358). The transaction was first announced on October 12, 2017.
Mr. David (Xiaoying) Gao, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of China Biologic, commented, "We are pleased to welcome TianXinFu into the China Biologic family. We look forward to working with the team at TianXinFu to capitalize on the rapid growth of the regenerative medical bio-material industry in China while leveraging TianXinFu's extensive sales networks and professional marketing expertise to maximize growth opportunities for our plasma products. We believe this acquisition will create synergistic value to further solidify our core plasma leadership position in China."
In connection with the acquisition of TianXinFu, CBPO issued 5,521,000 ordinary shares to PWM, representing approximately 16.7% of the outstanding share capital of CBPO after taking into effect the new issuance.
The board of directors of CBPO has appointed Ms. Yue'e Zhang as a director of CBPO. Ms. Zhang currently serves as the chairman of the board of directors and an executive director of PWM.
About China Biologic Products Holdings, Inc.
China Biologic Products Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBPO) is a leading fully integrated plasma-based biopharmaceutical company in China. The Company's products are used as critical therapies during medical emergencies and for the prevention and treatment of life-threatening diseases and immune-deficiency related diseases. China Biologic is headquartered in Beijing and manufactures over 20 different dosage forms of plasma products through its majority owned subsidiary, Shandong Taibang Biological Products Co., Ltd., and its wholly owned subsidiary, Guizhou Taibang Biological Products Co., Ltd. The Company also has an equity investment in Xi'an Huitian Blood Products Co., Ltd. The Company sells its products to hospitals, distributors and other healthcare facilities in China. For additional information, please see the Company's website www.chinabiologic.com.
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China Biologic Products Holdings, Inc.
Mr. Ming Yin
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Mr. Bill Zima
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