Relypsa to Present at BIO CEO Conference February 10

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REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Feb. 3, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Relypsa, Inc. (Nasdaq:RLYP), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company, today announced that John Orwin, Chief Executive Officer, will speak at the 16th Annual BIO CEO and Investor Conference on February 10, 2014 at 9:30 am ET at the Waldorf Astoria in New York City, NY.

To access the live webcast and subsequent archived recording of this presentation, please visit Relypsa's website at www.relypsa.com.

About Relypsa, Inc.

Relypsa, Inc. is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of non-absorbed polymeric drugs to treat disorders in the areas of renal, cardiovascular and metabolic diseases. The Company's two-part pivotal Phase 3 trial of its lead product candidate, patiromer, for the treatment of hyperkalemia, a life-threatening condition defined as abnormally elevated levels of potassium in the blood, has been completed and the primary and secondary endpoints were met. Relypsa has global royalty-free commercialization rights to patiromer, which has intellectual property protection in the U.S. until at least 2030. More information is available at www.relypsa.com.

CONTACT: Relypsa, Inc. Shari Annes, IR and Corporate Communications IR@relypsa.com, 650-888-0902

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