News Release

Forward Pharma to Participate in the Nordic-American Life Science Conference

COPENHAGEN, Denmark, Nov. 09, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Forward Pharma A/S (NASDAQ:FWP) (the “Company”) today announced that Dr. Claus Bo Svendsen, the Company’s Chief Executive Officer, will participate in the Nordic-American Life Science Conference being held November 13-14, 2017 in New York, NY. Dr. Svendsen will speak on the CXO Panel on Monday, November 13, 2017 at 9:00 AM ET and host one-on-one meetings.

About Forward Pharma:
Forward Pharma A/S is a Danish biopharmaceutical company that commenced development in 2005 of FP187, a proprietary formulation of dimethyl fumarate (DMF) for the treatment of inflammatory and neurological indications. The Company granted to Biogen an irrevocable license to all of its IP through the recent Settlement and License Agreement and received from Biogen a non-refundable cash fee of $1.25 billion in February 2017, with the return of EUR 917.7 million to shareholders through a capital reduction in September 2017. The Company has the opportunity to receive royalties from Biogen on sales of Tecfidera® or other DMF products for MS, dependent on, among other things, successfully appealing the U.S. interference and a favorable outcome in Europe with respect to the EP2801355 opposition proceeding.

The principal executive offices are located at Østergade 24A, 1st Floor, 1100 Copenhagen K, Denmark and our American Depositary Shares are publicly traded on NASDAQ Stock Market (FWP). For more information about the Company, please visit our web site at http://www.forward-pharma.com.

Forward Pharma A/S Investor Relations Contact:

Forward Pharma A/S
Dr. Claus Bo Svendsen, Chief Executive Officer
Investor Relations
investors@forward-pharma.com

The Trout Group
John Graziano
jgraziano@troutgroup.com
+1 (646) 378 2942

Forward Pharma A/S