SIGA Technologies, Inc. Retains KCSA Strategic Communications as Investor Relations...

Mon Mar 17, 2008 1:00pm EDT

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SIGA Technologies, Inc. Retains KCSA Strategic Communications as Investor Relations Counsel

NEW YORK--(Business Wire)--
SIGA Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: SIGA), a company specializing in
the development of pharmaceutical agents to fight biowarfare
pathogens, today announced it has retained KCSA Strategic
Communications to implement a comprehensive investor relations
program.

   Commenting on the appointment, Eric A. Rose, MD, Chief Executive
Officer, said, "This is an exciting time for our Company. We have
built an impressive biological warfare defense product portfolio and
we look forward to working with KCSA to raise awareness of these
agents while communicating our strategy for success to the investment
community. We believe KCSA has the resources in place to help convey
our unique position in the Biotech and Pharmaceuticals sectors and to
support our communications efforts with Wall Street."

   Todd Fromer, managing partner of KCSA Strategic Communications,
added, "We are excited to have been selected as SIGA Technologies'
communications partner. The Company presents a compelling story and
management has expressed a strong commitment to increase awareness
among core constituents. We look forward to providing our integrated
services and the full range of our expertise in support of SIGA's
communications initiatives."

   About SIGA Technologies, Inc.

   SIGA Technologies is applying viral and bacterial genomics and
sophisticated computational modeling in the design and development of
novel products for the prevention and treatment of serious infectious
diseases, with an emphasis on products for biological warfare defense.
SIGA believes that it is a leader in the development of pharmaceutical
agents to fight potential biowarfare pathogens. SIGA has antiviral
programs targeting smallpox and other Category A pathogens, including
arenaviruses (Lassa fever, Junin, Machupo, Guanarito, Sabia, and
lymphocytic choriomeningitis), dengue virus, and the filoviruses
(Ebola and Marburg). For more information about SIGA, please visit
SIGA's Web site at http://www.siga.com/.

   About KCSA Strategic Communications

   Now in its 39th year, KCSA Strategic Communications (www.kcsa.com)
is an integrated communications agency that helps clients synchronize
their brand messages across investor relations, public relations and
all other strategic marketing channels. The firm offers its clients a
rare opportunity to achieve true brand alignment and develop close,
meaningful relationships with their key audiences. KCSA is a founding
member of ECP Global (www.ecpglobal.com), an international alliance of
premier independent communication consultancies.

KCSA Strategic Communications
Todd Fromer, 212-896-1215
Tfromer@kcsa.com
Marybeth Csaby, 212-896-1236
mcsaby@kcsa.com
David Burke, 212-896-1258
dburke@kcsa.com

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