UPCOMING DEADLINE ALERT: Brower Piven Encourages Shareholders Who Have Losses in Excess of $100,000 from Investment in Anavex Life Sciences Corp. to Contact Brower Piven before the Lead Plaintiff Deadline in Class Action Lawsuit

STEVENSON, Md.--()--The securities litigation law firm of Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation, announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of purchasers of Anavex Life Sciences Corp. (Nasdaq: AVXL) (“Anavex” or the “Company”) securities during the period between May 17, 2013 and December 28, 2015, inclusive (the “Class Period”). Investors who wish to become proactively involved in the litigation have until February 29, 2016 to seek appointment as lead plaintiff.

If you have suffered a loss from investment in Anavex securities purchased on or after May 17, 2013, and held through the revelation of negative information during and/or at the end of the Class Period, as described below, and would like to learn more about this lawsuit and your ability to participate as a lead plaintiff, without cost or obligation to you, please visit our website at http://www.browerpiven.com/currentsecuritiescases.html. You may also request more information by contacting Brower Piven either by email at hoffman@browerpiven.com or by telephone at (410) 415-6616. No class has yet been certified in the above action. Members of the Class will be represented by the lead plaintiff and counsel chosen by the lead plaintiff.

If you wish to choose counsel to represent you and the Class, you must apply to be appointed lead plaintiff and be selected by the Court. The lead plaintiff will direct the litigation and participate in important decisions including whether to accept a settlement for the Class in the action. The lead plaintiff will be selected from among applicants claiming the largest loss from investment in Company securities during the Class Period. Brower Piven also encourages anyone with information regarding the Company’s conduct during the period in question to contact the firm, including whistleblowers, former employees, shareholders and others.

The complaint accuses the defendants of violations of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 by virtue of the defendants’ failure to disclose during the Class Period that Anavex had used a paid stock promoter to artificially inflate the Company’s share price.

According to the complaint, following the Company’s December 29, 2015 announcement that it had received a subpoena from the SEC believed to be related to the recent unusual activity in the market for the Company’s shares, the value of Anavex shares declined significantly.

Attorneys at Brower Piven have extensive experience in litigating securities and other class action cases and have been advocating for the rights of shareholders since the 1980s. If you choose to retain counsel, you may retain Brower Piven without financial obligation or cost to you, or you may retain other counsel of your choice. You need take no action at this time to be a member of the class.

Contacts

Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Charles J. Piven, 410-415-6616
1925 Old Valley Road
Stevenson, Maryland 21153
hoffman@browerpiven.com

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