INCLINE VILLAGE, Nev., Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PDL BioPharma, Inc. (PDL) (NASDAQ: PDLI) today announced that the Company has filed a Form 12b-25 Notification of Late Filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) allowing for a five-day extension to file its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the period ended June 30, 2014.
The Company has not yet finalized its financial statements for the quarter ended June 30, 2014, due to additional time necessary to address SEC comments and finalize its review related to a change in the accounting treatment of the acquisition of Depomed royalty rights. As previously disclosed, PDL was asked by the SEC to support its position and explain why this transaction was accounted for as the acquisition of intangible assets as opposed to that of financial assets.
As a result of the delay in filing the quarterly report, PDL has postponed its second quarter earnings release call, originally scheduled for Monday, August 11, until further notice.
About PDL BioPharma, Inc.
PDL BioPharma manages a portfolio of patents and royalty assets, consisting primarily of its Queen et al. antibody humanization patents and license agreements with various biotechnology and pharmaceutical companies. PDL pioneered the humanization of monoclonal antibodies and, by doing so, enabled the discovery of a new generation of targeted treatments for cancer and immunologic diseases for which it receives significant royalty revenue. PDL is currently focused on intellectual property asset management, acquiring new income generating assets, and maximizing value for its shareholders.
The company was formerly known as Protein Design Labs, Inc. and changed its name to PDL BioPharma, Inc. in 2006. PDL was founded in 1986 and is headquartered in Incline Village, Nevada.<
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