Ligand to Report Second Quarter Results on August 1st

Ligand to Report Second Quarter Results on August 1st

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated (Nasdaq: LGND) announced today plans to report second quarter 2013 financial results on Thursday, August 1, 2013. Ligand's President and CEO, John Higgins, Executive Vice President and COO, Matt Foehr and Vice President of Finance and CFO, John Sharp will host the conference call.

Second Quarter Earnings Call

What: Ligand Pharmaceuticals conference call to discuss financial results and provide general business updates.
 
When:Thursday, August 1, 2013
 
Time:6:00 a.m. Pacific time (9:00 a.m. Eastern time)
 
Webcast:

Conference call and replay accessible at www.ligand.com

 
Conference Call:(877) 407-4019, passcode: Ligand
(201) 689-8337 outside the U.S.
 
Replay:(877) 660-6853, passcode: 417677
(201) 612-7415 outside the U.S.

About Ligand Pharmaceuticals

Ligand is a biopharmaceutical company that develops and acquires assets it believes will generate royalty revenues and, under its lean corporate cost structure, produce sustainable profitability. Ligand has a diverse asset portfolio addressing the unmet medical needs of patients for a broad spectrum of diseases including thrombocytopenia, multiple myeloma, diabetes, hepatitis, muscle wasting, dyslipidemia, anemia and osteoporosis. Ligand's Captisol® platform technology is a patent-protected, chemically modified cyclodextrin with a structure designed to optimize the solubility and stability of drugs. Ligand has established multiple alliances with the world's leading pharmaceutical companies including GlaxoSmithKline, Onyx Pharmaceuticals, Merck, Pfizer, Baxter International, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Celgene, Lundbeck Inc., Eli Lilly & Co., Spectrum Pharmaceuticals and The Medicines Company. Please visit www.captisol.com for more information on Captisol or www.ligand.com for more information on Ligand.

Follow Ligand on Twitter @Ligand_LGND.



Ligand Pharmaceuticals Incorporated
John Higgins, President and CEO
Jennifer Capuzelo, Investor Relations
858-550-7584
jcapuzelo@ligand.com
or
LHA
Don Markley, 310-691-7100
dmarkley@lhai.com

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