Excluding non-cash gains or losses for share-based compensation, warrant compensation and change in value of derivatives, non-GAAP adjusted net loss was $42.0 million for the fourth quarter of 2012, or non-GAAP adjusted basic and diluted loss per share of $0.28, compared to non-GAAP adjusted net loss of $10.2 million, or non-GAAP adjusted basic and diluted loss per share of $0.08 for the same period in 2011.

As of December 31, 2012, Amarin had approximately 150.3 million ADSs outstanding as well as approximately 9.9 million, 10.9 million, and 0.5 million equivalent shares underlying warrants, stock options, and restricted stock units, respectively, at average exercise prices of $1.44, $7.29 and $8.86, respectively. In addition, our $150 million exchangeable senior notes issued in January 2012 are exchangeable prior to October 15, 2031 into an aggregate of 17.0 million ADSs (based on an initial exchange price of approximately $8.81 per ADS), subject to certain specified conditions. The notes accrue interest at an annual rate of 3.5%, payable semiannually in arrears on January 15 and July 15, beginning July 15, 2012. The notes will mature on January 15, 2032, unless earlier repurchased or redeemed by the company or exchanged by the holders.

Amarin's 2013 operational priorities

Operational priorities in the upcoming year include the following:
  • Increasing revenues from Vascepa
  • Approval of the ANCHOR indication sNDA
  • Additional patent awards from the USPTO
  • FDA approval of additional API suppliers
  • Managed care migration from Tier-3 to Tier-2 coverage
  • Continued publication of data from Amarin's clinical trials
  • FDA exclusivity determination

Conference call and webcast information

Amarin will host a conference call at 4:30 p.m. EST (8:30 p.m. UTC/GMT) today, February 28, 2013. To participate in the call, please dial (877) 407-8033 within the United States or (201) 689-8033 from outside the United States. A replay of the call will be made available for a period of two weeks following the conference call. To hear a replay of the call, dial (877) 660-6853 (inside the U.S.) or (201) 612-7415 (outside the U.S.).  A replay of the call will also be available through Amarin's website shortly after the call. For both dial-in numbers please use conference ID 408629.  The conference call can also be heard live through the investor relations section of Amarin's website at  www.amarincorp.com .

Use of non-GAAP adjusted financial information

Included in this press release and the conference call referenced above are non-GAAP adjusted financial information as defined by SEC Regulation G. The GAAP financial measure most directly comparable to each non-GAAP adjusted financial measure used or discussed, and a reconciliation of the differences between each non-GAAP adjusted financial measure and the comparable GAAP financial measure, are included in this press release after the condensed consolidated financial statements. 

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