Orthofix Receives Expected NASDAQ Notice Related to Late Filing of Form 10-Q

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Orthofix Receives Expected NASDAQ Notice Related to Late Filing of Form 10-Q

LEWISVILLE, Texas--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Orthofix International N.V. (NAS: OFIX) (the "Company") today announced that it received a notice from the NASDAQ Stock Market stating that the Company is no longer in compliance with NASDAQ Listing Rule 5250(c)(1) because it did not timely file its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the quarter ended June 30, 2013.

Under the NASDAQ Listing Rules, the Company has 60 calendar days, or until October 15, 2013, to submit to NASDAQ a plan to regain compliance with the Listing Rules. If the NASDAQ Stock Market staff accepts the plan, the NASDAQ staff can grant an exception of up to 180 calendar days, or until February 10, 2014, for the Company to regain compliance. The Company expects and intends to submit to NASDAQ a plan to regain compliance by October 15, 2013.

About Orthofix:

Orthofix International N.V. is a diversified, global medical device company focused on developing and delivering innovative orthopedic solutions that drive value for patients, surgeons, and providers. Orthofix's products are widely distributed around the world to surgeons and patients via Orthofix's sales representatives and its subsidiaries, and via collaborations with other leading orthopedic product companies. In addition, Orthofix is collaborating on R&D activities with leading research and clinical organizations such as the Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation and Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. For more information about Orthofix, please visit www.orthofix.com.

Forward-Looking Statements:

This communication contains certain forward-looking statements under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements, which may include, but are not limited to, statements concerning the projections, financial condition, results of operations and businesses of Orthofix and its subsidiaries and are based on management's current expectations and estimates and involve risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or outcomes to differ materially from those contemplated by the forward-looking statements.

The forward-looking statements in this release do not constitute guarantees or promises of future performance. Factors that could cause or contribute to such differences may include, but are not limited to, risks relating to the uncertain results and timing of our audit committee's review of matters relating to revenue recognition for prior periods, our inability to timely file our quarterly report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended June 30, 2013 (including our filing of a Form 12b-25 (Notification of Late Filing) with the SEC with respect to such fiscal quarter), and our intent to file restated financial statements for certain periods, as well how these matters may impact our expenses, liquidity, legal liability, borrowing ability, product sales, relationships with customers, suppliers, strategic partners and third party reimbursement providers, ongoing compliance obligations under our corporate integrity agreement with the Office of Inspector General of the Department of Health and Human Services, deferred prosecution agreement with the U.S. Department of Justice and consent decree with the SEC, ability to remain in compliance with covenants and other obligations under our senior secured credit agreement, the cost and nature of our insurance coverage, continued listing of our securities on the Nasdaq Stock Market, and other factors described in our annual report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended December 31, 2012 and other subsequent periodic reports filed by the Company with the SEC. Existing and prospective investors are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. The Company undertakes no obligation to update or revise the information contained in this press release.


Orthofix International N.V.
Mark Quick, 214-937-2924
Director of Investor Relations and Business Development

KEYWORDS:   United States  North America  Texas


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