To achieve this alignment, Arbutus will reduce its global workforce by approximately 31 percent and plans to close its
“We have chosen to consolidate our business around
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This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and forward looking information within the meaning of Canadian securities laws (collectively, “forward-looking statements”). Forward-looking statements in this press release include statements about a site consolidation and organizational restructuring; increased efficiency, a more flexible variable cost structure, and additional preservation of the Company’s cash reserves; the Company’s LNP technology group remaining intact; reducing the Company’s global workforce by approximately 31 percent and closing its
With respect to the forward-looking statements contained in this press release, Arbutus has made numerous assumptions regarding, among other things: the cost, benefit, and scope of the site consolidation and organizational restructuring; and the stability of economic and market conditions. While Arbutus considers these assumptions to be reasonable, these assumptions are inherently subject to significant business, economic, competitive, market and social uncertainties and contingencies.
Additionally, there are known and unknown risk factors which could cause Arbutus' actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements contained herein. Known risk factors include, among others: the site consolidation and organizational restructuring may not occur at the anticipated cost or timeline, or at all; the Company may not experience the anticipated benefits of the restructuring to the extent expected, or at all; the Company’s LNP technology group may not remain intact; and market shifts may require a change in strategic focus.
A more complete discussion of the risks and uncertainties facing Arbutus appears in Arbutus' Annual Report on Form 10-K and Arbutus' continuous disclosure filings, which are available at www.sedar.com and at www.sec.gov. All forward-looking statements herein are qualified in their entirety by this cautionary statement, and Arbutus disclaims any obligation to revise or update any such forward-looking statements or to publicly announce the result of any revisions to any of the forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect future results, events or developments, except as required by law.
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Manager, Investor Relations
Source: Arbutus Biopharma Corporation