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NicOx's web conference on March 21
NicOx enters into option agreement to acquire Altacor as a first step towards building an international ophthalmology business
Investors, Analysts and Journalists
NicOx S.A. will hold a web conference today at 11:00 am CET.
Michele Garufi, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Eric Castaldi, Chief Financial Officer
Gavin Spencer, VP Business Development
Wednesday March 21, 2012, at 11:00 am CET (10:00 am UK - 6:00 am EST)
+44 (0)20 3140 82 86 or +1 646 254 3362 (for audio and Q&A session)
Conference ID number: 4182419
Access to the web conference available 10 minutes before its start
Web presentation, also downloadable in pdf format, available on NicOx's website: www.nicox.com
A replay of the web conference will be available from March 22 in the morning until March 28 midnight.
Please confirm your participation to Irène Lalande, Investor and Media Relations Coordinator
Tel: +33 (0)4 97 24 53 11 / firstname.lastname@example.org
NicOx (Bloomberg: COX:FP, Reuters: NCOX.PA) is a pharmaceutical company focused on the research, development and future commercialization of drug candidates. NicOx is applying its proprietary nitric oxide-donating R&D platform to develop an internal portfolio of New Molecular Entities (NMEs) for the potential treatment of inflammatory, cardio-metabolic and ophthalmological diseases. The Company's pipeline includes several nitric oxide-donating NMEs, which are in development internally and with partners, who include Merck (known as MSD outside the United States and Canada), Bausch + Lomb, and Ferrer.
NicOx S.A. is headquartered in France and is listed on Euronext Paris (Compartment C: Small Caps).
Risks factors which are likely to have a material effect on NicOx's business are presented in the 4(th) chapter of the « Document de référence, rapport financier annuel et rapport de gestion 2011» filed with the French Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) on February 29, 2012 and available on NicOx's website (www.nicox.com) and on the AMF's website (www.amf-france.org).
NicOx's web conference on March 21 : http://hugin.info/143509/R/1595997/502697.pdf
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