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2011-08-04 06:00:00

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., Aug. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVNT) today reported financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011, which are reflective of significant investments in the U.S. launch of KRYSTEXXA® (pegloticase). Savient ended the quarter with $240.3 million in cash and short-term investments, a decrease of $27.7 million for the quarter. For the second quarter of 2011, the Company had a net loss of $30.2...

2011-07-27 06:30:00

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVNT) today announced the appointment of Dr. Kenneth M. Bahrt as Chief Medical Officer, effective August 1, 2011. Dr. Bahrt, a Board Certified Rheumatologist, brings to Savient over 25 years of global medical affairs, drug safety and clinical practice, research and life-cycle management experience in the pharmaceutical industry. Dr. Bahrt will report directly to Mr. John H. Johnson, Chief Executive...

2011-07-20 15:05:00

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVNT) announced today that the Company will release financial results for the second quarter 2011 prior to the open of the market on Thursday, August 4, 2011. John H. Johnson, Chief Executive Officer and President, and David Gionco, Group Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will host an investment community conference call beginning at 9:00 a.m. Eastern Time on August 4, 2011, to discuss...

2011-05-26 12:00:00

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVNT) today announced that the Marketing Authorization Application (MAA), filed by its wholly owned subsidiary, Savient Pharma Ireland Limited, seeking approval of KRYSTEXXA® (pegloticase) for the treatment of chronic gout in adult patients refractory to conventional therapy, has completed validation by the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The MAA has been deemed valid by the EMA...

2011-05-05 06:00:00

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVNT) today reported financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2011. Savient ended the quarter with $268.0 million in cash and short-term investments, an increase of $203.1 million since December 31, 2010, primarily due to the issuance and sale of $230 million in convertible notes during February 2011. For the first quarter of 2011, the Company had a net loss of $13.5 million, or $0.19...

2011-05-04 17:23:00

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: SVNT) today announced that it has, through its wholly owned subsidiary, Savient Pharma Ireland Limited, delivered via courier to the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and the assigned co-rapporteurs, the Marketing Authorization Application (MAA) for KRYSTEXXA® (pegloticase) for the treatment of chronic gout in adult patients refractory to conventional therapy. Currently there are no EMA...

2011-05-02 07:15:00

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., May 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVNT) today announced that it has granted time-based and performance-based options to purchase shares of common stock to Richard Crowley, the Company's newly appointed Executive Vice President of Biopharmaceutical Operations. The grants were made pursuant to the NASDAQ inducement grant exception as components of Mr. Crowley's employment compensation. The inducement grants were approved by the Company's...

2011-04-29 06:30:00

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVNT) today announced that it has named Richard Crowley Executive Vice President of Biopharmaceutical Operations, effective April 30, 2011. Mr. Crowley brings extensive pharmaceutical industry knowledge and experience and will lead the overall management of Savient's manufacturing, regulatory, quality, project management and KRYSTEXXA® product teams. Mr. Crowley will report...

2011-04-28 15:05:00

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVNT) today announced that three abstracts will be presented at the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) 2011 Annual Congress. The conference will take place on May 25 - 28 in London, United Kingdom, and will feature the abstracts as two oral presentations and one poster presentation. The first scheduled oral presentation and the poster session will address the prevalence of gout in Europe...

2011-04-27 15:05:00

EAST BRUNSWICK, N.J., April 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Savient Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Nasdaq: SVNT) today announced that John H. Johnson, Chief Executive Officer of Savient will present at the Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2011 Health Care Conference on Thursday, May 12, 2011, at 9:50 a.m. Pacific Time. The conference will be held at Encore at the Wynn Las Vegas. A live webcast of the presentation can be accessed through the investor relations section of the Savient website at...


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