AKCEA INVESTOR ALERT By the Former Attorney General of Louisiana: Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC Investigates Adequacy of Price and Process in Proposed Sale of Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. – AKCA

NEW ORLEANS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Former Attorney General of Louisiana Charles C. Foti, Jr., Esq. and the law firm of Kahn Swick & Foti, LLC (“KSF”) are investigating the proposed sale of Akcea Therapeutics, Inc. (NasdaqGS: AKCA) to Ionis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NasdaqGS: IONS). Under the terms of the proposed transaction, shareholders of Akcea will receive only $18.15 in cash for each share of Akcea that they own. KSF is seeking to determine whether this consideration and the process that led t