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Neos Therapeutics Reiterates Confidence in Strategic Plan and Value Creation Opportunities

DALLAS and FORT WORTH, Texas, Feb. 20, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Neos Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: NEOS), a pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing innovative extended-release (XR) products using its proprietary modified-release drug delivery and orally disintegrating tablet (ODT) technologies, issued the following statement in response to the announcement from PDL BioPharma, Inc. (NASDAQ: PDLI) that it is terminating its interest in the Company:

"The Neos Board of Directors and management team are confident in the Company's strategic plan and believe that Neos is well positioned for significant value creation in both the near and long-term.  We are successfully executing our strategy, as demonstrated by the continued strong adoption of Adzenys XR-ODT®, the successful launch of Cotempla XR-ODT earlier this year and the imminent commercial launch of Adzenys ER.  We are equally excited about the future opportunities afforded by our proprietary extended-release drug delivery technology platform.  We are committed to serving the best interest of all Neos shareholders and remain open to considering all options to deliver on the Board and management's value creation objectives."

About Neos Therapeutics

Neos Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: NEOS) is a pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and commercializing products utilizing its proprietary modified-release drug delivery technology platforms. Adzenys XR-ODT® (amphetamine) extended-release orally disintegrating tablets (see Full Prescribing Information, including Boxed WARNING), Cotempla XR-ODT™ (methylphenidate) extended-release orally disintegrating tablets (see Full Prescribing Information, including Boxed WARNING), and Adzenys-ER™ (amphetamine) extended-release oral suspension (see Full Prescribing Information, including Boxed WARNING), all for the treatment of ADHD, are the first three approved products using the Company's extended-release technology platform. In addition, Neos manufactures and markets its generic version of the branded product Tussionex®1, an extended-release oral suspension of hydrocodone and chlorpheniramine for the relief of cough and upper respiratory symptoms of a cold (see Full Prescribing Information, including Boxed WARNING). Additional information about Neos is available at

1Tussionex® is a registered trademark of the UCB Group of Companies.

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Barrett Golden and Andrew Squire
Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher
(212) 355-4449

Richard Eisenstadt
Chief Financial Officer
Neos Therapeutics
(972) 408-1389 


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