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Zealand Pharma (ZEAL) to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell




Zealand Pharma, a biopharmaceutical company based in Copenhagen, Denmark with a mature and growing pipeline of novel peptide drugs, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, David Solomon, President and Chief Executive Officer of Zealand Pharma, will ring the Opening Bell.


NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Friday, June 3rd, 2011 – 09:15 - 09:30 ET (15:15 – 15:30 CEST)


Zealand Pharma A/S

David Solomon, President and Chief Executive Officer

Tel: +45 4328 1200

Hanne Leth Hillman, Vice President for IR & Corporate Communications

Mobile: +45 5060 3689

NASDAQ MarketSite

Jen Knapp

(212) 401-8916

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About Zealand Pharma:

Zealand Pharma A/S is a public (NASDAQ OMX: ZEAL) biopharmaceutical company based in Copenhagen, Denmark with a mature and growing pipeline of novel peptide drugs. The company's lead product candidate is Lyxumia® (lixisenatide), a once-daily GLP-1 completing Phase III development for the treatment of Type 2 Diabetes under collaboration with Sanofi. Zealand Pharma also has other collaboration and licensing partnerships, including a license agreement with Helsinn Healthcare on a clinical stage GLP-2 drug for the treatment of Chemotherapy and Radiotherapy Induced Diarrhea.

Zealand Pharma has unique expertise in peptide discovery and optimization and specializes in the development of novel peptide drugs targeting disease areas where existing treatments fail to adequately serve patient needs and where the market potential for improved treatments through the use of peptide drugs is high. All of Zealand Pharma's product candidates have been identified through the company's own drug discovery activities. For more information please visit


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