Akorn, Inc. Announces Third Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call Information

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Oct. 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Akorn, Inc. (Nasdaq:AKRX) will host a conference call on Thursday, November 6, 2014, to discuss third quarter 2014 results followed by a Q&A session. The company will release earnings the same day before the market opens.

Subject: Akorn, Inc. Third Quarter 2014 Conference Call
Date/Time: Thursday, November 6, 2014, at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time
Domestic Callers: 877-415-4117
International Callers: 678-224-7719
Confirmation Code: 24405342
URL For Webcast: http://www.media-server.com/m/p/hp5vjo2i

A live broadcast of Akorn's conference call will also be available online at www.akorn.com under the Investor Relations tab on November 6, 2014 beginning at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time). The online replay will follow immediately and will be available for 90 days.

About Akorn, Inc.

Akorn, Inc. is a niche pharmaceutical company engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of multisource and branded pharmaceuticals. Akorn has manufacturing facilities located in Decatur, Illinois; Somerset, New Jersey; Amityville, New York; and Paonta Sahib, India where Akorn manufactures sterile ophthalmic and injectable pharmaceuticals and non-sterile nasal sprays, oral liquids, and topical creams and ointments. Additional information is available on Akorn's website at www.akorn.com.

CONTACT: Investor Relations: Alpha IR Group Chris Hodges, 312-445-2870 or At the Company: Akorn, Inc. Tim Dick, 847-279-6150 (Chief Financial Officer)Source:Akorn, Inc.