Net Income

Net income for the fourth quarter of 2012 was $13.5 million, compared to net income of $2.7 million for the same period of 2011. For the full year 2012, net income was $4.8 million, compared to a net loss of $17.3 million for the full year 2011.

Comprehensive Income (Loss)

Comprehensive income for the full year of 2012 was $3.1 million, compared to comprehensive loss of $16.0 million for the same period in 2011. Comprehensive loss for the full year 2012 includes a $1.7 million foreign currency translation loss compared to a foreign currency translation gain of $1.3 million for the same period in 2011.

Cash, Cash Equivalents, Restricted Cash and Marketable Securities

At December 31, 2012, cash, cash equivalents, restricted cash and investments were $91.4 million, compared to $93.4 million at December 31, 2011. At December 31, 2012, notes payable were $52.9 million, compared to $59.6 million at December 31, 2011, including current notes payable of $19.1 million at December 31, 2012, and $20.4 million at December 31, 2011.

Stock Repurchase Plan

In September 2011, the Board of Directors authorized the repurchase of our class A common stock under the previously approved repurchase plan, up to an aggregate of $2.0 million. On November 2, 2012, the Board authorized the increase of the program amount up to an aggregate of $5.0 million. During the fourth quarter of 2012, we repurchased 146,908 shares at a cost of $721,487.

Board Members

In February 2013, the Board of Directors appointed Barbara A. Munder and Maureen E. O’Connell to the Board of Directors.

Company to Host Conference Call Today

In conjunction with this fourth quarter financial and operating results press release, Sucampo will host a conference call today at 5:00 pm Eastern. To participate on the live call, please dial 800-688-0836 (domestic) or 617-614-4072 (international), and provide the participant passcode 62809438, five to ten minutes ahead of the start of the call. A replay of the call will be available within a few hours after the call ends. Investors may listen to the replay by dialing 888-286-8010 (domestic) or 617-801-6888 (international), with the passcode 95378400.

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