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Sophiris Bio Inc. Announces Election of Directors

Friday, June 14, 2013

Sophiris Bio Inc. Announces Election of Directors

16:00 EDT Friday, June 14, 2013


SAN DIEGO, CA and VANCOUVER, June 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Sophiris Bio Inc. (TSX: SHS) (the "Company" or "Sophiris"), in accordance with Toronto Stock Exchange requirements, announced the voting results for the election of its Board of Directors at the Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on June 12, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia.  The director nominees, as listed in the Management Proxy Circular dated May 3, 2013, were elected as directors of the Company at the meeting.  The proxy votes submitted for each director were as follows:

  For       Withheld
Dr. Lars Ekman 85,131,509 99.99%   8,833 0.01%
Dr. John (Jack) Geltosky 85,131,509 99.99%   8,833 0.01%
Jim Heppell 85,031,509 99.87%   108,833 0.13%
Noah Knauf 85,131,509 99.99%   8,833 0.01%
William R. Rohn 85,131,509 99.99%   8,833 0.01%
Amit Sobti 85,133,509 99.99%   6,833 0.01%
Randall E. Woods 85,131,509 99.99%   8,833 0.01%

The results of the other matters considered at the meeting are reported in the Report of Voting Results as filed on SEDAR on June 14, 2013.

The Company's statutory filings are available at

About Sophiris Bio:
Sophiris Bio Inc. is a urology company developing a clinical-stage, targeted treatment for benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH or enlarged prostate), a market with significant demand. Sophiris' lead candidate for BPH, PRX302, is designed to be as efficacious as pharmaceuticals, less invasive than surgical interventions, and without the sexual side effects seen with existing treatments. For more information, please visit


SOURCE: Sophiris Bio, Inc.

For further information:

Lauren Glaser
Investor Relations
The Trout Group

James Beesley
Investor Relations 
Sequoia Partners

Michael Moore
Investor Relations
TMX Equicom Group 

Jason I. Spark
Media Relations
Canale Communications, Inc.

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