SOURCE: Eurand N.V.

Eurand N.V.

September 28, 2009 17:41 ET

Eurand Announces Filing of F-3 Registration Statement

AMSTERDAM, THE NETHERLANDS--(Marketwire - September 28, 2009) - Eurand N.V. (NASDAQ: EURX), a specialty pharmaceutical company that develops enhanced pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical products based on its proprietary pharmaceutical technologies, today announced that it filed a registration statement on Form F-3 for a proposed offering of 2,000,000 newly issued shares as part of an aggregate offering of 8,500,000 ordinary shares. The remaining 6,500,000 shares are issued and outstanding and are being offered by current shareholders.

The registration statement on Form F-3 relating to these securities has been filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission but has not yet become effective. These securities may not be sold nor may offers to buy be accepted prior to the time the registration statement becomes effective. This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or the solicitation of an offer to buy nor shall there be any sale of the securities in any state in which such offer, solicitation or sale would be unlawful prior to registration or qualification under the securities laws of any such state.

About Eurand

Eurand is a specialty pharmaceutical company that develops, manufactures and commercializes enhanced pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical products based on its proprietary pharmaceutical technologies. Eurand has had six products approved by the FDA since 2001 and has a pipeline of product candidates in development for itself and its collaboration partners. Its technology platforms include bioavailability enhancement of poorly soluble drugs, custom release profiles, taste-masking orally disintegrating tablet (ODT) formulations, and drug conjugation.

Eurand is a global company with facilities in the U.S. and Europe. For more information, visit www.eurand.com.

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