Sucampo Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Earnings Call

ROCKVILLE, Md., Feb. 23, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Sucampo) (NASDAQ:SCMP), a global biopharmaceutical company, today announced that it will host its fourth quarter and full year 2015 financial results teleconference and webcast at 8:30 a.m. Eastern on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. The press release announcing the financial results and operating highlights is expected to be released before the opening of the capital markets that day.

Individuals interested in accessing the live audio webcast of the teleconference may do so at http://www.sucampo.com/investors/events-presentations/ and should log on 10 to 15 minutes before the teleconference begins to download any software required. Presentation slides will be available via the webcast link. A replay of the webcast will also be available on Sucampo’s website for several days after the live event. Alternatively, individuals may dial 866.383.8009 (domestic) or 617.597.5342 (international) and use passcode 10562705. A replay of the teleconference will be available by dialing 888.286.8010 (domestic) or 617.801.6888 (international), passcode 24339412, approximately two hours after the teleconference concludes. The archive of the teleconference will be available for 30 days.

About Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is focused on the development and commercialization of medicines that meet major unmet medical needs of patients worldwide. Sucampo has two marketed products – AMITIZA, its lead product, and RESCULA – and a pipeline of product candidates in clinical development. A global company, Sucampo is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, and has operations in Japan, Switzerland and the U.K. For more information, please visit www.sucampo.com.

The Sucampo logo and the tagline, The Science of Innovation, are registered trademarks of Sucampo AG. AMITIZA is a registered trademark of Sucampo AG.

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Sucampo Forward-Looking Statement

This press release contains "forward-looking statements" as that term is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are based on management's current expectations and involve risks and uncertainties, which may cause results to differ materially from those set forth in the statements. The forward-looking statements include statements regarding Sucampo’s option agreement with CPP, including financial terms of a potential license agreement, and the expected timing of clinical trials. The following factors, among others, could cause actual results to differ from those set forth in the forward-looking statements: the impact of pharmaceutical industry regulation and health care legislation; the ability of Sucampo to successfully develop and commercialize product candidates; Sucampo's ability to accurately predict future market conditions; and the exposure to litigation and/or regulatory actions.

No forward-looking statement can be guaranteed and actual results may differ materially from those projected. Sucampo undertakes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events, or otherwise. Forward-looking statements in this press release should be evaluated together with the many uncertainties that affect Sucampo's business, particularly those mentioned in the risk factors and cautionary statements in Sucampo's most recent Form 10-K as filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 9, 2015 as well as its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Forms 8-K and 10-Q since the filing of the Form 10-K, all of which Sucampo incorporates by reference.

Contact: Sucampo Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Silvia Taylor Senior Vice President, Investor Relations and Corporate Affairs 1-240-223-3718 staylor@sucampo.com

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