Statement from Ossur hf.

Ossur has become aware of an press report regarding a possible
takeover bid for the Company.  While Ossur and certain of its
shareholders have engaged recently in discussions with potential
buyers of a block of the Company's stock from these shareholders,
there is no such transaction pending nor have any acceptable
proposals been tendered to the Company.  Accordingly, the management
of the Company does not anticipate any such transaction on the terms
described in the press report being completed in the near future,
although the Company does expect that certain shareholders of the
company may continue to pursue a sale of its shares in a private