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Torreya Partners Announces Three Executive Promotions

NEW YORK, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Torreya Partners, a leader in life sciences advisory services, today announced the promotion with immediate effect of three executives in its New York office:

Allen Lefkowitz is promoted to Managing Director, Life Sciences. Allen joined Torreya Partners in 2013 as an advisor in the generic pharmaceutical field after a long career in finance and business development at Sandoz and Teva. He has successfully closed several asset sales involving generic pharma products in recent months.  He will continue to focus on driving Torreya's business in the generic and OTC business areas.

Benj Garrett is promoted to Executive Director, Life Sciences. Benj joined Torreya Partners as an Analyst in 2008.  Since then he has been engaged in closings of more than 25 transactions in the pharmaceutical field, most recently advising Pinnacle Biologics on its successful sale to Concordia Healthcare.  Benj will continue to focus on transaction work in the fields of specialty pharmaceuticals, generic pharmaceuticals and development stage therapeutics.

Tom Stack-Babich is promoted to Vice-President, Finance. Tom joined Torreya Partners as an Analyst in 2009 and has worked on a wide variety of financing and strategic transactions since then.   Tom has been a leader in our financing area working on a variety of private placements, royalty monetizations and debt deals in recent years. Tom will continue to play a leadership role in the financing area at Torreya Partners.

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Tim Opler, Co-founder and Partner at Torreya Partners said :"2013 was Torreya's most successful year since original formation.  2014 will be an important year for our firm to sustain this momentum,  and we are excited to be starting it with the promotion of these high caliber team members. I am confident that their deep knowledge, proven expertise and dedicated commitment in the life science sector will be advantageous for our future business."

Full bios and photos can be found at www.torreya.com.

About Torreya Partners

Torreya Partners LLC is a leading boutique advisory firm that provides strategic advice and transaction assistance with Mergers & Acquisitions, Partnering and Financings to life science companies worldwide. Torreya Partners provides the long-term thinking and objective advice required for life science companies to create lasting value. We take great pride in handling complex financial and strategic matters for some of the most sophisticated private and public life science companies in the world. Our reputation has been built on quality advice, excellence in deal execution, sustaining relationships and beneficial outcomes for our clients. We bring the caliber of people and quality of relationships found in some of the largest investment banks along with the attentive, detailed service clients expect from a boutique advisory firm. Torreya Partners has offices located in London and New York.

CONTACT:  Kristen Frederick, 1-212-331-7843, [email protected]

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