SHAREHOLDER NOTICE: Brodsky & Smith Announces an Investigation of Aerpio Pharmaceuticals Inc (Nasdaq – ARPO)

BALA CYNWYD – May 19, 2021 /Access Wire/ – Law office of Brodsky & Smith announces that it is investigating potential claims against the Board of Directors of Aerpio Pharmaceuticals Inc (“Aerpio” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq – ARPO) for possible breaches of fiduciary duty and other violations of federal and state law in connection with the agreement to be acquired by Aadi Bioscience. Under the terms of the merger agreement, shareholders of Aadi Biosciences will receive shares of newly issued Aerpio common stock. On a pro forma basis, shareholders of Aadi Biosciences will own approximately 66.8% and shareholders of Aerpio will own only approximately 33.2% of the combined company upon the closing of the merger.

The investigation concerns whether the Aerpio Board breached its fiduciary duties to shareholders by failing to conduct a fair process and whether Aadi Bioscience is paying too little for the Company.

If you own shares of Aerpio stock and wish to discuss the legal ramifications of the investigation, or have any questions, you may e-mail or call the law office of Brodsky & Smith who will, without obligation or cost to you, attempt to answer your questions. You may contact Jason L. Brodsky, Esquire, or Marc L. Ackerman, Esquire at Brodsky & Smith, Two Bala Plaza, Suite 805, Bala Cynwyd, PA 19004, or call toll free 855-576-4847.

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