ROCKVILLE, Md., June 17, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq:SUPN), a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system diseases, today announced that it has received notice that, effective following the close of trading on June 15, 2015, New Enterprise Associates (NEA) distributed an aggregate of 3,921,000 shares of Supernus Pharmaceuticals common stock to its partners. "It is not uncommon for a venture capital fund to distribute a portion of its position to its limited partners after holding that position for over nine years," stated Jack Khattar, president and chief executive officer of Supernus. "The NEA funds continue to hold approximately 63% of their original holdings, or 6,729,000 shares, and remain the largest stockholder of Supernus."
About Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Supernus Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products for the treatment of central nervous system diseases. The Company has two marketed products for epilepsy, Oxtellar XR® (extended-release oxcarbazepine) and Trokendi XR® (extended-release topiramate). The Company is also developing several product candidates to address large market opportunities in psychiatry, including SPN-810 for the treatment of impulsive aggression in patients with ADHD in conjunction with standard ADHD treatment and SPN-812 for ADHD.
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