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Acasti Pharma Completes Offer to Exchange Outstanding Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. Dividend Notes



10/21/2008 2:37:14 PM

LAVAL, QC, Oct. 21 /CNW Telbec/ - Acasti Pharma Inc., a pharmaceutical subsidiary of Neptune Technologies & Bioressources Inc. ("Neptune") (NASDAQ.NEPT - TSX.V.NTB) today announced that it has acquired a majority of the 9,380,355 non-convertible notes issued by Neptune on August 11, 2008 in payment of the dividend declared July 17, 2008. Acasti Pharma offered to acquire the notes in exchange for the issuance by Acasti Pharma of up to 9,380,355 units, each unit comprised of one Class A share of Acasti Pharma and one warrant to purchase one Class A share of Acasti Pharma, exercisable at a price of $0.40 and expiring in two years ("the Exchange"). To complete the Exchange, Neptune will also transfer to eligible Neptune option holders Acasti Pharma warrants at the same exercise price of $0.40 expiring in two years.

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