LAKE FOREST, Ill., Nov. 16, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Akorn, Inc. (Nasdaq:AKRX), a leading specialty generic pharmaceutical company, today announced that Akorn's Chief Financial Officer, Duane Portwood, will present at the Piper Jaffray 28th Annual Healthcare Conference. Event: Piper Jaffray 28 th Annual Healthcare ConferenceDate: November 29, 2016Time: 8:30 a.m. ETLocation: Lotte New York Palace, New York, NY The presentation will be webcast live and available on the "Events & Presentations" page in the Investor Relations section of the Company's website at investors.akorn.com. A replay will be posted on the Akorn website approximately one hour after the live events and will be available for 30 days following the presentations. About Akorn, Inc.Akorn, Inc. is a specialty generic pharmaceutical company engaged in the development, manufacture and marketing of multisource and branded pharmaceuticals. Akorn has manufacturing facilities located in Decatur, Illinois; Somerset, New Jersey; Amityville, New York; Hettlingen, Switzerland and Paonta Sahib, India that manufacture ophthalmic, injectable and specialty sterile and non-sterile pharmaceuticals. Additional information is available on Akorn's website at www.akorn.com.