Alphatec Spine Announces Date Change for Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results and Conference Call in Response to Aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

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CARLSBAD, Calif., Oct. 31, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATEC), the parent company of Alphatec Spine, Inc., announced today that due to the severe conditions on the East Coast as a result of Hurricane Sandy, the Company will delay its earnings release and conference call until Monday, November 5, 2012.

Date:   Monday, November 5, 2012
Time:   Financial Results: 4:05 PM Eastern Time; 1:05 PM Pacific Time
    Conference Call (ID# 46731968): 5:00 PM Eastern Time; 2:00 PM Pacific 
    Time
Dial In:    (877) 556-5251
Webcast: www.AlphatecSpine.com, accessed through the Investor Relations page 
    of the Company's website. The webcast will be archived for at least 30 
    days following the call.

About Alphatec Spine

Alphatec Spine, Inc. is a wholly owned subsidiary of Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATEC). Alphatec Spine is a medical device company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets products for the surgical treatment of spine disorders, primarily focused on the aging spine. The Company's mission is to combine world-class customer service with innovative, surgeon-driven products that will help improve the aging patient's quality of life. The Company is poised to achieve its goal through new solutions for patients with osteoporosis, stenosis and other aging spine deformities, improved minimally invasive products and techniques and integrated biologics solutions. In addition to its U.S. operations, the Company also markets its products in over 50 international markets through its affiliate, Scient'x S.A.S., via a direct sales force in France, Italy and the United Kingdom and via independent distributors in the rest of Europe, the Middle East and Africa. In Latin America, the Company conducts its business through its subsidiary, Cibramed Produtos Medicos. In Japan, the Company markets its products through its subsidiary, Alphatec Pacific, Inc. In the rest of Asia and Australia, the Company sells its and Scient'x's products through its and Scient'x's distributors.

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Investor/Media Contact:

Mark Francois
Sr. Director Investor Relations
Alphatec Spine, Inc.
(760) 494-6610