Viral Genetics, Inc. (OTC Pink: VRAL) today announced that it has changed its name to VG Life Sciences Inc. and that it has completed its 1-for-600 reverse stock split, both of which will take effect at the open of trading on November 27, 2012. As of November 27, 2012, shares of the Company's common stock will begin trading on a split-adjusted basis on the OTC Pink market under the symbol "VRAL" with the fifth character "D" added to the end of the trading symbol for a period of 20 business days after November 27, 2012 to indicate the reverse stock split has occurred. Thereafter, the Company's symbol will revert to its original symbol "VRAL" until January 10, 2013. Effective January 10, 2013, a new ticker symbol for the Company will be announced and thereafter will take effect.
As previously disclosed, on November 27 every six hundred shares of outstanding Viral Genetics, Inc. common stock will be automatically combined into one share of VG Life Sciences Inc. common stock without any change in the par value per share. This change reduced the number of outstanding shares of common stock from approximately 1.9 billion to approximately 3.2 million. No fractional shares were issued in connection with the reverse stock split.