Aug 11, 2015

Abiomed Outlines Long-Term Growth Strategy and Unveils Future Products at Annual Investor Conference

DANVERS, Mass., Aug. 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Abiomed, Inc. (Nasdaq:ABMD), a leading provider of breakthrough heart support technologies, will present the Company's long-term growth strategy and five- year vision for Impella® revenues during its annual investor conference today in Boston. The meeting will also include projected patient figures for the high-risk percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) market, describe a new patient population of interest, and introduce future Impella products in the pipeline for heart failure, along with scientific and case presentations from leading physicians.

During the conference, Michael R. Minogue, Abiomed president, chairman and chief executive officer, and members of Abiomed's management team will present the company's long-range business plan with details on future product approvals, the size of relevant patient populations and the estimated Impella adoption rates for each patient group, and discuss marketing goals and objectives following the Protected PCI launch.

Among the specific topics to be presented at today's event include:

Members of the Abiomed management team scheduled to speak at today's event include:

Abiomed invites its investors and potential investors to listen to the presentations via a live webcast that can be accessed under the Investor section of the company's website at www.abiomed.com.  The presentations are scheduled to begin at approximately 9:00 a.m. EST. A replay of the webcast will be available on the Abiomed website for a brief period after the event.

Based in Danvers, Massachusetts, Abiomed, Inc., is a leading provider of medical devices that provide circulatory support. Our products are designed to enable the heart to rest by improving blood flow and/or performing the pumping of the heart. For additional information please visit: www.abiomed.com

This release contains forward-looking statements, including statements regarding development of Abiomed's existing and new products, the Company's progress toward commercial growth, and future opportunities and expected regulatory approvals. The Company's actual results may differ materially from those anticipated in these forward-looking statements based upon a number of factors, including uncertainties associated with development, testing and related regulatory approvals, including the potential for future losses, complex manufacturing, high quality requirements, dependence on limited sources of supply, competition, technological change, government regulation, litigation matters, future capital needs and uncertainty of additional financing, and other risks and challenges detailed in the Company's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, including the most recently filed Annual Report on Form 10-K. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this release. The Company undertakes no obligation to publicly release the results of any revisions to these forward-looking statements that may be made to reflect events or circumstances that occur after the date of this release or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.

For further information please contact: 

Ingrid Goldberg
Director, Investor Relations