MERUS LABS INTERNATIONAL INC. EXPANDS PARTNERSHIP WITH METHAPHARM
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VANCOUVER, July 6, 2011 /CNW/ - Merus Labs International Inc. ("Merus" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a support services agreement with Methapharm Inc. (the "Agreement"). Under the terms of the Agreement, Methapharm has agreed to provide Merus with CDN $500,000 in working capital in consideration for: (i) being appointed the exclusive provider of certain distribution services of Merus' products in Canada, and (ii) payment of certain fees based on net sales of Merus products, and service fees in line with market rates customary to such services. The Agreement is for a term of five years with automatic renewal terms of two years until terminated.
"We are very pleased to announce the signing of the support services agreement with Methapharm. As we continue our rapid expansion in the specialty pharma space our partnership with Methapharm will greatly enhance our capabilities and will allow us to better service our patients." said Ahmad Doroudian, President and CEO.
Merus Labs is also pleased to announce the launch of its new website: www.meruslabs.com
About Merus Labs International Inc.
Merus is a specialty pharmaceutical company engaged in the acquisition and licensing of pharmaceutical products. The Company utilizes its expertise in the North American pharmaceutical markets and its access to capital to acquire and license niche branded products in Canada and United States. Merus further enhances the sale and distribution of these products by introduction of a focused marketing and promotion plan.
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Dr. Ahmad Doroudian, Chief Executive Officer
Merus Labs International Inc.
Tel: (604) 805-7783