Affymax board announces decision to dissolve company
Affymax announced that its Board of Directors has approved the liquidation and dissolution of the company, subject to stockholder approval, and plans to distribute all available cash to its stockholders as soon as legally permitted and reasonably practicable after paying or making reasonable provision for all known and potential liabilities and other obligations of the company. Based on the information the company currently has available, which is subject to change, the company estimates that the aggregate amount of the distribution to stockholders could be a few cents per share, based on 37,490,095 shares of common stock outstanding as of April 30, and the remaining cash of approximately $4M as of May. The company's Board of Directors has approved a plan of liquidation and dissolution of the company, which is subject to stockholder approval. The company intends to call a meeting of its stockholders to seek approval of the dissolution and will file proxy materials with the SEC as soon as practicable.