OMTHERA PHARMACEUTICALS INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Fot

OMTHERA PHARMACEUTICALS INVESTOR ALERT BY THE FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL OF LOUISIANA: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Omthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Following Announcement of Proposed Sale of Company to AstraZeneca

NEW ORLEANS--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC ("KSF") announce that KSF has commenced an investigation into the Board of Directors of Omthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. ("Omthera" or the "Company) (NASDAQ GM: OMTH) in connection with their conduct related to the sale of the Company to AstraZeneca. Under the terms of the proposed transaction, shareholders of Omthera will receive $12.70 in cash for each share of Omthera common stock that they own. In addition, each Omthera shareholder will receive Contingent Value Rights of up to approximately $4.70 per share if specified milestones are achieved.

KSF's investigation is focusing on whether Omthera and/or its officers and directors secured sufficient value for the shareholders of the Company, violated their fiduciary duties, and/or violated state or federal securities laws.


If you have information that would assist KSF in its investigation, or would like to discuss your legal rights, you may, without obligation or cost to you, e-mail or call KSF Managing Partner Lewis S. Kahn (lewis.kahn@ksfcounsel.com) or attorney Michael Palestina (michael.palestina@ksfcounsel.com) toll free at 855-768-1857 or via cell phone any time at 504-236-7315.

About Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC

KSF, whose partners include the Former Louisiana Attorney General Charles C. Foti, Jr., is a law firm focused on transactional litigation, as well as securities class action and shareholder derivative litigation. With offices in New York and Louisiana, KSF's lawyers have significant experience litigating complex securities class actions nationwide on behalf of both institutional and individual shareholders.

To learn more about KSF, you may visit www.ksfcounsel.com.



Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC
Michael Palestina, Esq., 855-768-1857
or after hours via cell phone 504-236-7315
michael.palestina@ksfcounsel.com

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