Monday, November 29, 2010

AlphaRx and its BVI-incorporated subsidiary to merge with Pacific Orient Capital Inc.

Specialty pharmaceutical company AlphaRx, Inc., announced that under the terms of expansive structural growth, it entered into an agreement for the acquisition of Pacific Orient Capital Inc. which is expected to subsequently merge with wholly-owned subsidiary of the company, AlphaRx Canada Limited.

After completion of the acquisition, the entity will change its name to Pacific Orient BioPharma Group. The company intends to become a notable specialty pharmaceutical company that focuses on the development, marketing and distribution of pharmaceuticals and medical products for China and other emerging markets.

Also, AlphaRx, Inc. will conduct a private placement of Pacific Orient BioPharma Group's shares at a price of US$0.40 per share, for a maximum value of C$1.5 million dollars.

Upon completion of the merger and private placement, Pacific Orient BioPharma Group will have 14,000,000 million shares outstanding of which 8,250,000 shares will be owned by AlphaRx International Holdings Limited, a company incorporated in the British Virgin Islands. The BVI company is 80%-owned by AlphaRx Inc. and 20%-owned by Ruby Hui, the proposed President, CEO and director of Pacific Orient BioPharma Group.

Pacific Orient Capital Inc. is a shell company, which had not started any commercial operations prior to the completion of the merger with AlphaRx Canada Limited, and does not have any assets other than cash. The completion of the merger is expected to take place on or about December 15, 2010.