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Aratana Therapeutics to Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Financial Results

Conference Call and Webcast scheduled for March 13, 2014, 8:00 a.m. ET

KANSAS CITY, Kan., March 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aratana Therapeutics, Inc. (Nasdaq: PETX), a pet therapeutics company focused on the licensing or acquisition, development and commercialization of innovative biopharmaceutical products for cats, dogs and other companion animals, will host a conference call and live audio webcast on Thursday, March 13, 2014, at 8:00 a.m. ET, to discuss its financial results for the quarter ended December 31, 2013.

Conference Call Information:
Interested participants and investors may access the conference call by dialing:

  • 1 (877) 870-4263 (U.S./Canada)
  • 1 (412) 317-0790 (international)

A replay of the call will be available for 90 days beginning at approximately 10:00 a.m. ET on March 13, 2014.  Access numbers for this replay are:

  • 1 (877) 344-7529 (U.S./Canada)
  • 1 (412) 317-0088 (international)
  • Conference ID: 10042094

An audio webcast will be also accessible via the Investors Relations section of the Aratana Therapeutics website aratana.investorroom.com.  The webcast replay will also remain available for 90 days.

About Aratana Therapeutics
Aratana Therapeutics is a pet therapeutics company focused on the licensing or acquisition, development and commercialization of innovative biopharmaceutical products for cats, dogs and other companion animals. Aratana believes that it can leverage the investment in the human biopharmaceutical industry to bring therapeutics to pets in a capital and time efficient manner. Aratana believes the development and commercialization of these therapeutics will permit veterinarians and pet owners to manage pets' medical needs safely and effectively, resulting in longer and improved quality of life for pets.  For more information, please visit www.aratana.com.  

Forward-Looking Statements Disclaimer 

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. All statements contained in this press release that do not relate to matters of historical fact should be considered forward-looking statements, including statements regarding our expectations regarding the approval of products; expectations regarding development programs, trials, studies, approvals and commercialization; expectations regarding cash and cash equivalent balances; expectations regarding the sufficiency of cash and cash equivalents; expectations regarding in-license initiatives and partnerships; and expectations regarding the Company's plans and opportunities.

These forward-looking statements are based on management's current expectations. These statements are neither promises nor guarantees, but involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other important factors that may cause our actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, the following: our limited operating history and expectations of losses for the foreseeable future; our lack of commercial sales; our failure to obtain any necessary additional financing; our substantial dependence on the success of certain of our lead product candidates, AT-001, AT-002, AT-003, AT-004 and AT-005; our inability to identify, license, develop and commercialize additional product candidates; our inability to obtain regulatory approval for our existing or future product candidates; the lack of commercial success of our current or future product candidates; uncertainties regarding the outcomes of studies regarding our products; our inability to realize all of the anticipated benefits of our acquisitions of Vet Therapeutics and Okapi Sciences; effects of competition; our failure to attract and keep senior management and key scientific personnel; our complete reliance on third-party manufacturers and third parties to conduct all our target animal studies and certain other development efforts; our lack of a sales organization; our significant costs of operating as a public company; our lack of effective internal control over financial reporting; changes in distribution channels for pet therapeutics; consolidation of our customers; impacts of generic products; unanticipated safety or efficacy concerns; our limited patents and patent rights; our failure to comply with our intellectual property license obligations; our infringement of third party patents and challenges to our patents or rights; our failure to comply with regulatory requirements; our failure to report adverse medical events related to our products; legislative or regulatory changes; the volatility of our stock price; our status as an "emerging growth company," as defined in the JOBS Act; the potential for dilution if we sell shares of our common stock in future financings; the significant control over our business by our principal stockholders and management; the potential that a significant portion of our total outstanding shares could be sold into the market in the near future; effects of anti-takeover provisions in our charter documents and under Delaware law; and our intention not to pay dividends. These and other important factors discussed under the caption "Risk Factors" in the Company's Current Report on Form 8-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or SEC, on January 30, 2014, along with our other reports filed with the SEC could cause actual results to differ materially from those indicated by the forward-looking statements made in this press release.  Any such forward-looking statements represent management's estimates as of the date of this press release. While we may elect to update such forward-looking statements at some point in the future, we disclaim any obligation to do so, even if subsequent events cause our views to change. These forward-looking statements should not be relied upon as representing our views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.

Contacts:
Tiberend Strategic Advisors, Inc. 

Joshua Drumm, Ph.D. (investors)
[email protected]; (212) 375-2664

Andrew Mielach (media)
[email protected]; (212) 375-2694

SOURCE Aratana Therapeutics, Inc.

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