EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., Feb. 8 Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVNT) announced today that the company will release financial results for the fourth quarter and year-end 2009 following the close of the market on Thursday, February 25, 2010.
Paul Hamelin, President and David Gionco, Group Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will host an investment community conference call beginning at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time on February 26, 2010 to discuss these results and to answer questions.
To participate by telephone, please dial 888-357-3694 (Domestic) or 973-890-8276 (International). The conference identification number is 53622474. The live and archived webcast can be accessed on the investor relations section of the Savient website at www.savient.com. Please log on to Savient's website 15 minutes prior to the start of the call to ensure adequate time for any downloads that may be necessary.
A telephone replay will be available from 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time on February 26, 2010 through 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time on March 12, 2010 by dialing 800-642-1687 (Domestic) or 706-645-9291 (International) and entering conference ID number 53622474.
ABOUT SAVIENT PHARMACEUTICALS, INC.
Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a specialty biopharmaceutical company focused on developing KRYSTEXXA(TM) (pegloticase) for the treatment of chronic gout in patients refractory to conventional therapy. Savient has exclusively licensed worldwide rights to the technology related to KRYSTEXXA, formerly referred to as PuricaseŽ, from Duke University and Mountain View Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Savient also manufactures and supplies OxandrinŽ (oxandrolone tablets, USP) CIII in the U.S. Puricase is a registered trademark of Mountain View Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
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