Pasithea Therapeutics Confirms Previous Creation of Independent Special Committee of its Board of Directors
Special Committee Continues to Actively Evaluate Unsolicited Proposal from Lucy Scientific Discovery Inc.
PALO ALTO, Calif. and MIAMI, June 30, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pasithea Therapeutics Corp. (NASDAQ: KTTA) (“Pasithea” or the “Company”), a biotechnology company focused on the discovery, research, and development of innovative treatments for central nervous system (CNS) disorders, confirms its Board of Directors (“Board”) has previously formed a special committee of independent and disinterested directors (the "Special Committee") to assess an unsolicited proposal from Lucy Scientific Discovery Inc. (NASDAQ: LSDI) (“Lucy”) to acquire all outstanding shares of Pasithea common stock for per share consideration consisting of $0.60 in cash plus $0.25 worth of Lucy common stock.
Consistent with its fiduciary obligations to all shareholders, the Special Committee continues to actively evaluate the Lucy proposal, in consultation with its independent financial advisor, H.C. Wainwright & Co., and its legal advisors, Lowenstein Sandler LLP and Richards Layton & Finger, P.A.
The Special Committee is comprised of independent directors Simon Dumesnil and Alfred Novak.
Pasithea shareholders do not need to take any action at this time.
About Pasithea Therapeutics Corp.
Pasithea Therapeutics is a biotechnology company primarily focused on the discovery, research and development of innovative treatments for central nervous system (CNS) disorders and RASopathies. With an experienced team of experts in the fields of neuroscience, translational medicine, and drug development, Pasithea is developing new molecular entities for the treatment of neurological disorders, including Neurofibromatosis type 1 (NF1), Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and Multiple Sclerosis (MS).
Forward Looking Statements
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Released June 30, 2023