Alphatec Spine to Host Technology Day on June 6, 2013 in New York City

Venue: Convene Conference Center (730 Third Avenue) From 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM

| Source: Alphatec Holdings, Inc.

CARLSBAD, Calif., May 9, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATEC), the parent company of Alphatec Spine, Inc., a medical device company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets physician-inspired solutions for patients with spinal disorders, announced today that the Company will conduct a Technology Day for investors and analysts on Thursday, June 6, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 11:30 AM Eastern Time at the Convene Conference Center (formerly Sentry Centers), which is located at 730 Third Avenue in NYC.

The agenda will include presentations from Alphatec's senior management and select spine surgeons, followed by a question and answer period and product demonstrations. To register for this event, please RSVP to investor relations prior to May 31, 2013. Seating is limited.

"We are extremely pleased to showcase our newest products including our Alphatec Solus® anchored, anterior lumbar interbody fusion device, our Pegasus™ anchored, anterior cervical interbody device, our new Zodiac® DVR (Direct Vertebral Rotation) System, and our expanding portfolio of ILLICO® minimally invasive surgery systems (MIS), including our ILLICO Multi-Level MIS System," said Les Cross, Chairman and CEO of Alphatec Spine. "We invite members of the financial community to attend our event and learn more about Alphatec Spine's innovations in the spine industry that are helping to improve patient care in the operating room."

The presentations made by the Company's management at the Alphatec Spine Technology Day will be webcast live and accessible through the Company's investor relations website at An archived edition of the presentation will be available later that day and will be available for at least 30 days afterwards.

About Alphatec Spine

Alphatec Spine, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Alphatec Holdings, Inc., is a medical device company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets products and solutions for the treatment of spinal disorders associated with trauma, congenital deformities, disease and degeneration. The Company's mission is to combine innovative, surgeon-inspired solutions that will help improve outcomes and patient's quality of life, with world-class customer service. To achieve its mission, the Company strives to commercialize new and innovative devices and technologies, including improved minimally invasive surgery (MIS) products and techniques and integrated biologics solutions. The Company markets its products and the products of its affiliates in the U.S. and in over 50 countries internationally via a direct sales force and independent distributors. Additional information can be found at

Forward Looking Statements

This press release may contain "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and uncertainty. Such statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described in the forward-looking statements. Alphatec Spine cautions investors that there can be no assurance that actual results or business conditions will not differ materially from those projected or suggested in such forward-looking statements as a result of various factors. Forward looking statements include references to the Company's commercial strategy for its products, including those products noted in this release. The words "believe," "will," "should," "expect," "intend," "estimate" and "anticipate," variations of such words and similar expressions identify forward-looking statements, but their absence does not mean that a statement is not a forward-looking statement.  The important factors that could cause actual operating results to differ significantly from those expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to; the uncertainty of the commercial success of the Alphatec Solus, Pegasus, ILLICO and Zodiac DVR systems ; the uncertainty of success in licensing or developing and commercializing new products or products currently in Alphatec Spine's pipeline; failure to achieve acceptance of Alphatec Spine's products by the surgeon community, including the Alphatec Solus, Pegasus, ILLICO and Zodiac DVR systems ; failure to successfully implement streamlining activities to create anticipated operational savings; failure to successfully begin in-house manufacturing of certain products; failure to obtain FDA clearance or approval for new products, , or unexpected or prolonged delays in the process; Alphatec Spine's ability to develop and expand its U.S. and/or global revenues; continuation of favorable third party payor reimbursement for procedures performed using Alphatec Spine's products; unanticipated expenses or liabilities or other adverse events affecting cash flow or Alphatec Spine's ability to successfully control its costs or achieve profitability; uncertainty of additional funding; Alphatec Spine's ability to compete with other competing products and with emerging new technologies; product liability exposure; failure to meet all financial obligations in the Cross Medical Settlement or its credit agreement; patent infringement claims and claims related to Alphatec Spine's intellectual property or products sold by Alphatec Spine. Please refer to the risks detailed from time to time in Alphatec Spine's SEC reports, including its Annual Report Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2012, filed on March 5, 2013 with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as other filings on Form 10-Q and periodic filings on Form 8-K. Alphatec Spine disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise, unless required by law.

Investor/Media Contact:

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