Akorn Announces Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call Information

LAKE FOREST, Ill., Jan. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Akorn, Inc. (Nasdaq:AKRX), expects to release fourth quarter 2014 earnings before the U.S. equities markets open on Thursday, February 26, 2015. In addition, the company will host a conference call at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) the same day to discuss fourth quarter 2015 results and provide initial 2015 revenue and earnings guidance.

Subject: Akorn, Inc. Fourth Quarter 2014 Conference Call
Date/Time: Thursday, February 26, 2015, at 10:00 a.m. EST
Domestic Callers: (877) 415-4117
International Callers: +1 (678) 224-7719
Confirmation Code: 74929305
URL for Webcast: http://www.media-server.com/m/acs/3f322531b04b953105c32c02e3a73607

A live broadcast of Akorn's conference call will also be available online at http://investors.akorn.com on February 26, 2015, beginning at 10:00 a.m EST. The online replay will follow immediately and will be available for 90 days.

About Akorn

Akorn, Inc. ("Akorn" or the "Company") is a specialty 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; Hettlingen, Switzerland and Paonta Sahib, India where the Company manufactures ophthalmic, injectable and specialty non-sterile pharmaceuticals. Additional information is available on the Company's website at www.akorn.com.

CONTACT: Investors/Media: Dewey Steadman Executive Director, Investor Relations (847) 582-6923 investor.relations@akorn.com

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