WBB Securities Retained as Financial Advisor to Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

PDF: 6.26.2013 Navidea Debt Financing

WBB Securities Retained as Financial Advisor to Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

Navidea closes $25 million debt financing with GE Capital to finance and manage commercialization of approved radiopharmaceutical

For Immediate Release

June 26, 2013

SAN DIEGO, CAWBB Securities acted as sole financial advisor to a transaction for Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. in the placement of $25 million in debt financing from GE Capital. Navidea intends to utilize the credit line for the commercialization of Lymphoseek, its commercial radiopharmaceutical product for use in intra operative lymph node mapping.

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About Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc.

Navidea Biopharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of precision diagnostics and radiopharmaceutical agents. Navidea is developing multiple precision diagnostic products and platforms including NAV4694, NAV5001, Manocept™ and NAV1800

(RIGScan™), to help identify the sites and pathways of undetected disease and enable better diagnostic accuracy, clinical decision-making and, ultimately, patient care. Lymphoseek® (technetium Tc 99mtilmanocept) Injection, Navidea’s first commercial product from the Manocept platform, was approved by the FDA in March 2013. Navidea’s strategy is to deliver superior growth and shareholder return by bringing to market novel radiopharmaceutical agents and advancing the Company’s pipeline through selective acquisitions, global partnering and commercialization efforts. For more information, please visit www.navidea.com.