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Akcea Therapeutics, Inc.

(Name of Registrant as Specified In Its Charter)

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Important Notice Regarding the Availability of Materials

for the Annual Meeting of Stockholders to be held on June 14, 2019

 

   

 

Meeting Information

 

AKCEA THERAPEUTICS, INC.

  Meeting Type:           Annual Meeting
    For holders as of:     April 17, 2019
    Date:    June 14, 2019     Time:  2:00 PM EDT
   

Location:   Meeting live via the Internet-please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/AKCA2019.

              

   

 

The company will be hosting the meeting live via the Internet this year. To attend the meeting via the Internet please visit www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/AKCA2019 and be sure to have the information that is printed in the box marked by the arrow

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AKCEA THERAPEUTICS, INC.

22 BOSTON WHARF ROAD, 9TH FLOOR

BOSTON, MA 02210

 

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YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED TO ATTEND THE ANNUAL MEETING OF STOCKHOLDES OF AKCEA THERAPEUTICS, INC. (THE “COMPANY”) TO BE HELD VIA A VIRTUAL SHAREHOLDER MEETING ON FRIDAY, JUNE 14, 2019 AT 2:00 PM EDT. PLEASE USE THE FOLLOWING URL TO ACCESS THE MEETING (WWW.VIRTUALSHAREHOLDERMEETING.COM/AKCA2019).

    
 

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