Concordia Healthcare Corp. (Nasdaq: CXRX) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Aug. 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Concordia Healthcare Corp. (Nasdaq:CXRX), a diverse healthcare company focused on legacy pharmaceutical products and orphan drugs, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Mark Thompson, Chief Executive Officer, will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Wednesday, August 12, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Concordia Healthcare Corp. Media Contact:
Marija Mandic
905-842-5150 X240
mmandic@concordiarx.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Angela Tu
(646) 225-0316
Angela.Tu@nasdaq.com

Feed Information:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:
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About Concordia Healthcare Corp. (Nasdaq:CXRX):

Concordia is a diverse healthcare company focused on legacy pharmaceutical products and orphan drugs. Concordia’s legacy pharmaceutical division, Concordia Pharmaceuticals Inc., consists of a portfolio of branded products and authorized generic contracts, including branded products such as Nilandron®, for the treatment of metastatic prostate cancer; Dibenzyline®, for the treatment of pheochromocytoma; Lanoxin®, for the treatment of mild-to-moderate heart failure and atrial fibrillation; Plaquenil®, for the treatment of lupus and rheumatoid arthritis; Donnatal® for the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome; and Zonegran® (zonisamide) for treatment of partial seizures in adults with epilepsy. Concordia’s orphan drugs division, Concordia Laboratories Inc., owns Photofrin®. Photofrin® is marketed by Pinnacle Biologics, Inc. in the United States.

Concordia operates out of facilities in Oakville, Ontario; Bridgetown, Barbados; Roanoke, Virginia and has a specialty healthcare distribution (SHD) division that operates out of Kansas City, Missouri. Pinnacle Biologics Inc. is located in Chicago, Illinois.

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