Financial calendar for 2017

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Company announcement - No. 50 / 2016

Financial calendar for 2017

Zealand Pharma ("Zealand") announces the following dates for the company's planned financial reporting in 2017:

15 March         Full year announcement and Annual Report 2016       

17 May            Interim report for 1st quarter 2017

24 August        Interim report for 1st half 2017

8 November     Interim report for the first 9 months of 2017

Zealand's Annual General Meeting for 2017 will be held on 5 April 2017.

For further information, please contact:

Mats Blom, Senior Vice President, Chief Financial Officer
Tel: +45 31 53 79 73, email: mabl@zealandpharma.com

About Zealand Pharma A/S

Zealand Pharma A/S (Nasdaq Copenhagen: ZEAL) ("Zealand") is a biotechnology company focused on the discovery, design and development of innovative peptide-based medicines. Zealand has a portfolio of medicines and product candidates under licence collaborations with Sanofi, Boehringer Ingelheim and Helsinn, and a pipeline of proprietary product candidates which primarily target specialty diseases with significant unmet needs.

The company's first invented medicine, lixisenatide, a once-daily prandial GLP-1 analogue for the treatment of type 2 diabetes, is licensed to Sanofi. Lixisenatide is marketed as Lyxumia® outside the United States and approved as Adlyxin(TM) in the United States. Lixisenatide has been developed in a fixed-ratio combination with basal insulin glargine (Lantus®) and is approved as Soliqua(TM) 100/33 in the United States, and in Europe a CHMP positive opinion recommendation was given in November (Suliqua(TM) is the brand name in Europe). 

Zealand's proprietary pipeline includes: Dasiglucagon* (ZP4207) (single-dose rescue treatment) for acute, severe hypoglycaemia (Phase II); Glepaglutide* (ZP1848) for short bowel syndrome (Phase II); Dasiglucagon* (ZP4207) (multiple-dose version) intended for use in a dual-hormone artificial pancreas system for better hypoglycaemia control and diabetes management (Phase II); and other earlier stage clinical and preclinical peptide therapeutics.

Zealand is based in Copenhagen (Glostrup), Denmark. For further information about the company's business and activities, please visit www.zealandpharma.com or follow Zealand on Twitter @ZealandPharma.
* Dasiglucagon and Glepaglutide are proposed International Nonproprietary Names (pINN).

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