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XOMA to Announce Third Quarter 2012 Financial Results and Host Webcast on November 7


BERKELEY, Calif., Oct. 31, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- XOMA Corporation (Nasdaq: XOMA), a leader in the discovery and development of antibody therapeutics, announced the Company will host a webcast conference call on Wednesday, November 7, 2012 at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time to discuss third quarter 2012 financial results and its plans to further expand the Company's clinical pipeline.

The webcast can be accessed via the Investors & Media section of XOMA's website at and will be available for replay until close of business on February 7, 2013.

Telephone numbers for the live audio are 877-369-6589 (U.S./Canada) and 408-337-0122 (international).  A telephonic replay will be available beginning approximately two hours after the conclusion of the call until close of business on November 10, 2012.  Telephone numbers for the replay are 855-859-2056 (U.S./Canada) and 404-537-3406 (international), passcode 58609150.

About XOMA Corporation

XOMA combines a portfolio of innovative therapeutic antibodies, both in late-stage clinical development and in preclinical research, with its recently launched commercial operations.  XOMA focuses its antibody research and development on allosteric modulation, which offers opportunities for new classes of therapeutic antibodies to treat a wide range of human diseases.  XOMA is developing its lead product gevokizumab (IL-1 beta modulating antibody) with Les Laboratoires Servier (Servier) through a global Phase 3 program in non-infectious uveitis and ongoing proof-of-concept studies in other IL-1-mediated diseases.  XOMA's scientific research also produced the XMet program, which consists of three classes of preclinical antibodies, including Selective Insulin Receptor Modulators (SIRMs) that could have a major effect on the treatment of diabetes.  In order to retain significant value from its scientific discoveries, XOMA initiated commercial operations in January 2012 through the licensing of U.S. commercial rights to Servier's ACEON® (perindopril erbumine) and a patent-protected portfolio of product candidates. 

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Forward-Looking Statements

Certain statements contained herein concerning anticipated future clinical development and therapeutic potential of XOMA's product candidates, or that otherwise relate to future periods are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Actual results could differ materially from those anticipated due to certain risks inherent in the biotechnology industry and for companies engaged in the development of new products in a regulated market. These and other risks, including those scale-up, manufacturing and marketing capabilities, are described in more detail in XOMA's most recent filing on Form 10-K and in other SEC filings. Consider such risks carefully when considering XOMA's prospects as these statements are based on assumptions that may not prove accurate.

CONTACT: XOMA Corporation Company and Investor Contact: Ashleigh Barreto 510-204-7482 Juliane Snowden The Oratorium Group, LLC Media Contact: Canale Communications Carolyn Hawley 619-849-5375

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