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Abbott and AbbVie Announce Investor Calls

Monday, January 14, 2013

Abbott and AbbVie Announce Investor Calls09:00 EST Monday, January 14, 2013- Abbott will host a conference call to discuss Q4 and full-year 2012 business results and 2013 outlook on Jan. 23, 2013 ­- AbbVie will host a conference call to discuss 2012 business results and 2013 outlook on Jan. 30, 2013ABBOTT PARK, Ill. and NORTH CHICAGO, Ill., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Abbott (NYSE: ABT) will announce its fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 financial results on Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013, before the market opens. Abbott's quarterly and annual results will include contributions from the company's former research-based pharmaceutical business, which became AbbVie on Jan. 1, 2013. While these results will be captured in a single press release, both companies will host separate conference calls to discuss their respective business results and 2013 outlooks.Abbott will host a live webcast of the earnings conference call at 8 a.m. Central time (9 a.m. Eastern) on Jan. 23, 2013. It will be accessible through Abbott's Investor Relations website at www.abbottinvestor.com. An archived edition of the call will be available after 11 a.m. Central time.On Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013, AbbVie will host a live webcast at 8 a.m. Central time (9 a.m. Eastern) accessible through AbbVie's Investor Relations website at www.abbvieinvestor.com. An archived edition of the call will be available after 11 a.m. Central time.About AbbottAbbott is a global healthcare company devoted to improving life through the development of products and technologies that span the breadth of healthcare. With a portfolio of leading, science-based offerings in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic pharmaceuticals, Abbott serves people in more than 150 countries and employs approximately 70,000 people.  Visit Abbott at www.abbott.com and connect with us on Twitter at @AbbottNews.About AbbVieAbbVie (NYSE: ABBV) is a global, research-based biopharmaceutical company formed in 2013 following separation from Abbott. With its 125-year history, the company's mission is to use its expertise, dedicated people and unique approach to innovation to develop and market advanced therapies that address some of the world's most complex and serious diseases. In 2013, AbbVie employs approximately 21,000 people worldwide and markets medicines in more than 170 countries. For further information on the company and its people, portfolio and commitments, please visit www.abbvie.com. Follow @abbvie on Twitter or view careers on our Facebook or LinkedIn page.  SOURCE Abbott; AbbVieFor further information: Abbott, Media, Scott Stoffel, +1-847-936-9502, or Financial, Brian Yoor, +1-847-937-6343; or AbbVie, Media, Adelle Infante, +1-847-938-8745, or Financial, Larry Peepo, +1-847- 935-6722