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Repligen Corporation Set to Join the S&P SmallCap 600

NEW YORK, April 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Repligen Corporation (NASD:RGEN) will replace Hi-Tech Pharmacal Co., Inc. (NASD:HITK) in the S&P SmallCap 600 after the close of trading on Thursday, April 17. S&P SmallCap 600 constituent Akorn Inc. (NASD:AKRX) is acquiring Hi-Tech Pharmacal Co. in a deal expected to be completed soon.

Repligen Corporation is a life sciences company focused on the development, production and commercialization of high-value consumable products used in the process of manufacturing biological drugs. Headquartered in Waltham, MA, the company will be added to the S&P SmallCap 600 GICS (Global Industry Classification Standard) Biotechnology Sub-Industry index.

Following is a summary of the change:

S&P SMALLCAP 600 INDEX – April 17, 2014


COMPANY

GICS ECONOMIC SECTOR

GICS SUB-INDUSTRY

ADDED

Repligen

Health Care

Biotechnology

DELETED

Hi-Tech Pharmacal

Health Care

Pharmaceuticals

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