Amyris, Inc. Secures Additional Financing and Announces Start of Biofene® Production at Its Paraiso Facility in Brazil

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Dec. 27, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amyris, Inc. (Nasdaq:AMRS), a leading renewable chemicals and fuels company, today announced it has completed a $42.25 million private placement of its common stock. In addition, Amyris announced its purpose-built industrial fermentation facility in Brazil has successfully begun production of Biofene, Amyris's brand of renewable farnesene.

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