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MannKind Announces Termination of Stock Lending Agreement

VALENCIA, Calif., Oct. 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- MannKind Corporation (NASDAQ:MNKD) today announced the return of 9,000,000 shares of its common stock that were loaned to Bank of America, N.A. pursuant to a stock lending agreement dated August 18, 2010. The stock lending agreement was entered into to facilitate the establishment of hedge positions by investors in MannKind's offering Senior Convertible Notes due 2015, which closed on August 24, 2010. The stock lending agreement terminated a specified number of days following the date as of which the entire principal amount of Senior Convertible Notes due 2015 ceased to be outstanding and MannKind had settled all payments and deliveries in respect of such convertible notes, which occurred on August 17, 2015.

About MannKind Corporation

MannKind Corporation (Nasdaq:MNKD) focuses on the discovery and development of therapeutic products for patients with diseases such as diabetes. MannKind maintains a website at http://www.mannkindcorp.com to which MannKind regularly posts copies of its press releases as well as additional information about MannKind. Interested persons can subscribe on the MannKind website to e-mail alerts that are sent automatically when MannKind issues press releases, files its reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission or posts certain other information to the website.

CONTACT: Company Contact: Matthew J. Pfeffer Chief Financial Officer 661-775-5300 mpfeffer@mannkindcorp.com

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