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|Jazz Pharmaceuticals Announces First Quarter 2012 Financial Results|
-- First Quarter of Combined Financial Results Following Completion of Merger with Azur Pharma --|
-- Combined Company Reports Total Revenues of $108 Million --
-- Adjusted EPS of $0.91; GAAP EPS of $0.48 --
-- Company Provides Updated 2012 Financial Guidance --
DUBLIN, May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc (Nasdaq: JAZZ) today announced financial results for the first quarter of 2012. These results reflect the first quarter of combined financial results following completion of the merger with Azur Pharma plc on January 18, 2012 and include the activities of the historic Azur Pharma business since the date of the merger.
"Our first quarter results reflect a significant increase in net sales driven by the continued growth of Xyrem®, as well as our recent combination with Azur Pharma and the resulting expanded product portfolio that addresses significant patient needs," said Bruce Cozadd, chairman and chief executive officer of Jazz Pharmaceuticals. "We intend to continue to drive revenue and adjusted earnings growth by seeking to maximize the opportunities for our products, including the new products that we would acquire through the planned acquisition of EUSA Pharma Inc. announced late last month."
GAAP net income for the first quarter of 2012 was $27.7 million, or $0.48 per diluted share, compared to $21.8 million, or $0.48 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2011. Adjusted net income for the first quarter of 2012 was $53.0 million, or $0.91 per diluted share, compared to $26.8 million, or $0.59 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2011. GAAP net income per diluted share for the first quarter of 2012 reflects the company's new structure following the merger with Azur Pharma, including an increased number of fully diluted shares. Results for 2011 reflect only the financial results reported by Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. A reconciliation of GAAP net income to adjusted net income and the related per diluted share amounts is included with this press release.
Revenues and Product Sales
Total revenues for the quarter ended March 31, 2012 were $108.4 million, including net sales, royalties and contract revenues.
Total net sales for the first quarter of 2012 increased to $107.3 million, driven by the significant growth in Xyrem (sodium oxybate) oral solution net sales as well as the addition of net sales from the expanded product portfolio resulting from the merger with Azur Pharma, including FazaClo® (clozapine USP) HD, FazaClo® LD, Prialt® (ziconotide intrathecal infusion) and the company's women's health and other products. First quarter 2012 net product sales for the expanded product portfolio reflect net sales only since the completion of the merger with Azur Pharma on January 18, 2012. Net sales for the first quarter of 2012 included:
Operating expenses of $75.2 million for the first quarter of 2012 increased compared to the prior year period primarily due to the following:
In the first quarter of 2012, the company also recorded a provision for income taxes of $5.5 million.
2012 Financial Guidance
Jazz Pharmaceuticals is also providing the following updated financial guidance for 2012, which does not reflect the planned acquisition of EUSA Pharma:
Conference Call Details
Jazz Pharmaceuticals will host an investor conference call and live audio webcast today at 4:30 p.m. EDT (9:30 p.m. IST) to provide a business and financial update and discuss 2012 first quarter results and 2012 guidance. The live webcast may be accessed from the Investors section of the company's website at www.jazzpharmaceuticals.com. Please connect to the website prior to the start of the conference call to ensure adequate time for any software downloads that may be necessary. Investors may participate in the conference call by dialing 800-573-4842 in the U.S., or 617-224-4327 outside the U.S., and entering passcode 95197533.
An archived version of the webcast will be available for at least one week on the investors section of the Jazz Pharmaceuticals website at www.jazzpharmaceuticals.com.
About Jazz Pharmaceuticals
Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc is a specialty biopharmaceutical company focused on improving patients' lives by identifying, developing and commercializing products that address unmet medical needs. The company has a diverse portfolio of products in the areas of narcolepsy, severe chronic pain, psychiatry and women's health. The company's marketed products in these areas include: Xyrem® (sodium oxybate) oral solution, Prialt® (ziconotide intrathecal infusion), FazaClo® (clozapine USP) HD, FazaClo® LD, Luvox CR® (fluvoxamine maleate) and Elestrin® (estradiol gel 0.06%).
Non-GAAP Financial Measures
To supplement Jazz Pharmaceuticals' financial results presented on a GAAP basis, the company uses the non-GAAP measures adjusted net income and adjusted net income per diluted share as shown in the tables below. The company believes that these non-GAAP financial measures are helpful in understanding its past financial performance and potential future results. They are not meant to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for comparable GAAP measures, and should be read in conjunction with the consolidated financial statements prepared in accordance with GAAP. Jazz Pharmaceuticals' management regularly uses these supplemental non-GAAP financial measures internally to understand, manage and evaluate its business and make operating decisions. Compensation of executives is based in part on the performance of the company's business based on these non-GAAP measures. In addition, Jazz Pharmaceuticals believes that the use of these non-GAAP measures enhances the ability of investors to compare its results from period to period. Adjusted net income and adjusted net income per diluted share, as used by Jazz Pharmaceuticals, may be calculated differently from, and therefore may not be directly comparable to, similarly titled measures used by the company's competitors and other companies. The non-GAAP historical financial measures exclude amortization of intangible assets, share-based compensation, purchase accounting inventory step-up adjustments, transaction and integration costs and other non-cash items. The non-GAAP 2012 financial guidance excludes amortization of intangible assets, share-based compensation, transaction and integration costs, purchase accounting inventory step-up adjustments and the tax effect of these adjustments to GAAP net income.
"Safe Harbor" Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995
This press release contains forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, statements related to Jazz Pharmaceuticals' future financial results and growth potential, including 2012 financial guidance, statements related to increased revenue and adjusted earnings growth, the anticipated consummation of the acquisition of EUSA Pharma and the benefits thereof, and other statements that are not historical facts. These forward-looking statements are based on Jazz Pharmaceuticals' current expectations and inherently involve significant risks and uncertainties. Actual results and the timing of events could differ materially from those anticipated in such forward looking statements as a result of these risks and uncertainties, which include, without limitation, risks related to Jazz Pharmaceuticals' ability to complete the proposed acquisition of EUSA Pharma on the proposed terms and schedule, including risks and uncertainties related to the satisfaction of closing conditions and the availability and terms of the financing for the acquisition; risks associated with business combination transactions, such as the risk that acquired businesses will not be integrated successfully or that such integration may be more difficult, time-consuming or costly than expected; risks related to future opportunities and plans, including the uncertainty of expected future financial performance and results; assumptions in the tax provisions for Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc; disruption from the Azur Pharma merger and proposed acquisition of EUSA Pharma and related integration efforts, making it more difficult to conduct business as usual or maintain relationships with customers, employees or suppliers; the allocation of the acquisition price in the Azur Pharma merger to the net assets acquired in accordance with applicable accounting rules and methodologies; and the possibility that if Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc does not achieve the perceived benefits of the Azur Pharma merger transaction and/or the proposed acquisition of EUSA Pharma as rapidly or to the extent anticipated by financial analysts or investors, the market price of the company's ordinary shares could decline, as well as other risks related to Jazz Pharmaceuticals' business, including Jazz Pharmaceuticals' dependence on sales of Xyrem and its ability to increase sales of Xyrem and other products; competition, including potential generic competition; dependence on single source suppliers and manufacturers; the ability of Jazz Pharmaceuticals to protect its intellectual property and defend its patents; regulatory obligations and oversight; cash flow; and those risks detailed from time-to-time under the caption "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in Jazz Pharmaceuticals plc's Securities and Exchange Commission filings and reports (Commission File No. 001-33500), including in the Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2011 filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on behalf of, and as successor to, Jazz Pharmaceuticals, Inc. on February 28, 2012. Jazz Pharmaceuticals undertakes no duty or obligation to update any forward-looking statements contained in this release as a result of new information, future events or changes in its expectations.
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