Alphatec Spine Postpones Fourth Quarter and Fiscal Year 2013 Release and Conference Call

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CARLSBAD, Calif., Feb. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Alphatec Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATEC), the parent company of Alphatec Spine, Inc., a medical device company that provides physician-inspired solutions for patients with spinal disorders, announced today that it is postponing the release of its financial results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013 and the conference call to discuss the results, both of which were originally scheduled for February 27th, 2014. The Company will now release its fourth quarter and fiscal year 2013 financial results on Monday, March 17th, 2014 after the close of the market. Details related to this call are outlined below.

"Given last week's jury verdict in the OrthoTec vs. Surgiview S.A.S. legal matter, we believe that it is in the best interest of all stakeholders that Alphatec takes the appropriate time to fully explore the options available to us going forward," said Les Cross, Alphatec's Chairman and CEO. "We understand the importance of bringing greater clarity to this matter and this additional time will allow us to provide as much information as possible on our upcoming call."

Details related to this call are as follows:

Date: Monday, March 17, 2014
Time: 5:00 PM Eastern Time; 2:00 PM Pacific Time
Conference: ID # 59336789
Dial In: Toll free dial-in number: (877) 556-5251
  International dial-in number: (720) 545-0036 
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., a wholly owned subsidiary of Alphatec Holdings, Inc., is a medical device company that designs, develops, manufactures and markets physician-inspired 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 surgical solutions with world-class customer service to improve outcomes and patient quality of life. The Company and its affiliates market products in the U.S. and in over 50 countries internationally via a direct sales force and independent distributors.

Additional information can be found at www.alphatecspine.com.

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 any material litigation in which the Company or its affiliates is a defendant. 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 4, 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 or otherwise, unless required by law.
 

Investor/Media Contact:

Christine Zedelmayer
Investor Relations 
Alphatec Spine, Inc.
(760) 494-6610