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AngioDynamics to be Added to the S&P SmallCap 600 Index

ALBANY, N.Y., Oct. 13, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AngioDynamics (Nasdaq:ANGO), a leading provider of innovative, minimally invasive medical devices for vascular access, surgery, peripheral vascular disease and oncology, announced today it will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 Index and the GICS Life & Health Insurance sub-industry index after the close of trading on Monday, October 20, 2014.

"Our addition to the S&P 600 Index reflects AngioDynamics' improved operating performance and strong financial results over the past few years," said Joseph M. DeVivo, President and Chief Executive Officer. "We anticipate it will broaden our stock ownership and increase trading liquidity in our shares. This is a significant milestone, and we are proud of the hard work and dedication of the organization which led to AngioDynamics being added to this index of high-quality firms."

The S&P SmallCap 600 Index consists of 600 small capitalization stocks defined as companies with market capitalizations between $400 million and $1.8 billion. Other criteria include financial viability, stock trading liquidity, public float size and corporate governance structure.

About AngioDynamics

AngioDynamics Inc. is a leading provider of innovative, minimally invasive medical devices used by professional healthcare providers for vascular access, surgery, peripheral vascular disease and oncology. AngioDynamics' diverse product lines include market-leading ablation systems, fluid management systems, vascular access products, angiographic products and accessories, angioplasty products, drainage products, thrombolytic products and venous products. More information is available at www.AngioDynamics.com.

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AngioDynamics and the AngioDynamics logo are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of AngioDynamics Inc., an affiliate or a subsidiary. S&P and S&P SmallCap 600 are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Standard & Poor's Financial Services LLC.

Safe Harbor

This release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements regarding AngioDynamics' expected future financial position, results of operations, cash flows, business strategy, budgets, projected costs, capital expenditures, products, competitive positions, growth opportunities, plans and objectives of management for future operations, as well as statements that include the words such as "expects," "reaffirms," "intends," "anticipates," "plans," "believes," "seeks," "estimates," "optimistic," or variations of such words and similar expressions, are forward-looking statements. These forward looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and are subject to risks and uncertainties. Investors are cautioned that actual events or results may differ from AngioDynamics' expectations. Factors that may affect the actual results achieved by AngioDynamics include, without limitation, the ability of AngioDynamics to develop its existing and new products, technological advances and patents attained by competitors, future actions by the FDA or other regulatory agencies, domestic and foreign health care reforms and government regulations, results of pending or future clinical trials, overall economic conditions, the results of on-going litigation, the effects of economic, credit and capital market conditions, general market conditions, market acceptance, foreign currency exchange rate fluctuations, the effects on pricing from group purchasing organizations and competition, the ability of AngioDynamics to integrate purchased businesses, including Navilyst Medical and its products, R&D capabilities, infrastructure and employees as well as the risk factors listed from time to time in AngioDynamics' SEC filings, including but not limited to its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended May 31, 2014. AngioDynamics does not assume any obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements for any reason.

CONTACT: Company Contact: AngioDynamics Inc. Mark Frost, CFO (800) 772-6446 x1981 mfrost@AngioDynamics.com Investor Relations Contacts: EVC Group, Inc. Michael Polyviou/Robert Jones (212) 850-6020; (646) 201-5447 mpolyviou@evcgroup.com; bjones@evcgroup.com Media Contact: EVC Group, Inc. Dave Schemelia (646) 201-5431 dave@evcgroup.comSource:AngioDynamics