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Antibody Collaboration and Licensing Deals 2016-2023

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  • 950 Pages
  • November 2023
  • Region: Global
  • CurrentPartnering
  • ID: 2093299
Antibody Collaboration and Licensing Deals provides a comprehensive understanding and unprecedented access to the antibody deals entered into by the worlds leading biopharma companies.

Fully revised and updated, the report provides details of antibody deals from 2016 to 2023.

The report provides a detailed understanding and analysis of how and why companies enter antibody deals. These deals tend to be multicomponent, starting with collaborative R&D, and commercialization of outcomes.

The report includes collaboration, development, research and licensing deals.

This report contains a comprehensive listing of 1812 antibody deals announced since 2016 including financial terms where available including links to online deal records of actual antibody partnering deals as disclosed by the deal parties. In addition, where available, records include contract documents as submitted to the Securities Exchange Commission by companies and their partners.

The initial chapters of this report provide an orientation of antibody dealmaking.

Chapter 1 provides an introduction to the report.

Chapter 2 provides an overview of the trends in antibody dealmaking since 2016.

Chapter 3 provides an overview of the leading antibody deals since 2016. Deals are listed by headline value.

Chapter 4 provides a comprehensive listing of the top 25 most active companies in antibody dealmaking with a brief summary followed by a comprehensive listing of antibody deals, as well as contract documents available in the public domain.

Chapter 5 provides a comprehensive and detailed review of antibody deals signed and announced since Jan 2016, where a contract document is available in the public domain.

Chapter 6 provides a comprehensive and detailed review of antibody partnering deals signed and announced since Jan 2016. The chapter is organized by specific antibody technology type in focus.

The report also includes numerous table and figures that illustrate the trends and activities in antibody deal making since 2016.

In addition, a comprehensive deal directory is provided organized by company A-Z, deal type and therapeutic target. Each deal title links via Weblink to an online version of the deal record and where available, the contract document, providing easy access to each contract document on demand.

Key benefits

Antibody Collaboration and Licensing Deals provides the reader with the following key benefits:

• Understand deal trends since 2016
• Browse antibody collaboration and licensing deals
• Benchmark analysis - identify market value of transactions
• Financials terms - upfront, milestone, royalties
• Directory of deals by company A-Z, deal type and therapy area
• Leading deals by value
• Most active dealmakers
• Identify assets and deal terms for each transaction
• Access contract documents - insights into deal structures
• Due diligence - assess suitability of your proposed deal terms for partner companies
• Save hundreds of hours of research time

Report scope

Antibody Collaboration and Licensing Deals is intended to provide the reader with an in-depth understanding of antibody trends and structure of deals entered into by leading biopharma companies worldwide.

Antibody Collaboration and Licensing Deals includes:

• Trends in antibody dealmaking in the biopharma industry
• Directory of antibody deal records covering pharmaceutical and biotechnology
• The leading antibody deals by value
• Most active antibody licensing dealmakers
Antibody Collaboration and Licensing Deals provides comprehensive access to available records for deals, including contract documents where available.

Analyzing contract agreements allows due diligence of:

• What are the precise rights granted or optioned?
• What is actually granted by the agreement to the partner company?
• What exclusivity is granted?
• What is the payment structure for the deal?
• How are sales and payments audited?
• What is the deal term?
• How are the key terms of the agreement defined?
• How are IPRs handled and owned?
• Who is responsible for commercialization?
• Who is responsible for development, supply, and manufacture?
• How is confidentiality and publication managed?
• How are disputes to be resolved?
• Under what conditions can the deal be terminated?
• What happens when there is a change of ownership?
• What sublicensing and subcontracting provisions have been agreed?
• Which boilerplate clauses does the company insist upon?
• Which boilerplate clauses appear to differ from partner to partner or deal type to deal type?
• Which jurisdiction does the company insist upon for agreement law?

Table of Contents

Executive SummaryChapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Trends in antibody dealmaking
2.1. Introduction
2.2. Antibody deals over the years
2.3. Most active antibody dealmakers
2.4. Antibody deals by deal type
2.5. Antibody deals by therapy area
2.6. Antibody deals by industry sector
2.7. Deal terms for antibody deals
2.7.1 Antibody deals headline values
2.7.2 Antibody deal upfront payments
2.7.3 Antibody deal milestone payments
2.7.4 Antibody royalty rates
Chapter 3 - Leading antibody deals
3.1. Introduction
3.2. Top antibody deals by value
Chapter 4 - Most active antibody dealmakers
4.1. Introduction
4.2. Most active antibody dealmakers
4.3. Most active antibody deals company profiles
Chapter 5 - Antibody contracts dealmaking directory
5.1. Introduction
5.2. Antibody contracts dealmaking directory
Chapter 6 - Antibody dealmaking by technology type
Deal directory
Deal directory - Antibody deals by company A-Z
Deal directory - Antibody deals by deal type
Deal directory - Antibody deals by therapy area
Deal type definitions
Table of figures
Figure 1: Antibody deals since 2016
Figure 2: Active antibody dealmaking activity - 2016 - 2023
Figure 3: Antibody deals by deal type since 2016
Figure 4: Antibody deals by therapy area since 2016
Figure 5: Antibody deals by industry sector since 2016
Figure 6: Antibody deals with a headline value
Figure 7: Antibody deals with an upfront value
Figure 8: Antibody deals with a milestone value
Figure 9: Antibody deals with a royalty rate value
Figure 10: Top antibody deals by value since 2016
Figure 11: Most active antibody dealmakers 2016 - 2023
Figure 12: Antibody deals by technology type since 2016

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Ablexis
  • Selexis
  • Tubulis
  • Trellis Bioscience
  • Eucodis Bioscience
  • Arsanis Biosciences
  • biOasis Technologies
  • MAB Discovery
  • Hutchison MediPharma
  • Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
  • Hadasit Bioholdings
  • Hadasit Medical Research Services and Development
  • Affinita Biotech
  • Immunitas Therapeutics
  • Purolite
  • Ab Initio
  • Affinity Biosciences
  • Velocity Pharmaceutical Development
  • Infinity Pharmaceuticals
  • Actinium Pharmaceuticals
  • Adaptive Biotechnologies
  • Curative Biotechnology
  • VU University Amsterdam
  • Rheonix
  • Complix
  • DNAtrix
  • SillaJen
  • Biolojic Design
  • Kodiak Sciences
  • ProtoKinetix
  • Hong Kong University of Science & Technology
  • Zenyaku Kogyo
  • bioCSL
  • Global Biological Standards Institute
  • Pascal Biosciences


  • The publisher reports provide insight into the trends and terms of partnering deals in the global life sciences sector.
  • The publisher reports are updated every six months to ensure the user has access to the latest announcements and trends in the topic focus of the report.
  • The publisher analysts review the deal data to provide an overview and analysis of deal trends, including example deals and terms.
  • The publisher reports source deal data from our proprietary deals and alliances database. The database is updated daily by our analysts with new deals as they are announced globally by the company’s party to the deal.
  • The data in the deals and alliances database is obtained from secondary sources such as publicly available industry sources including press releases, company presentations, investor presentations, company SEC filings, other company filings, company websites, conference presentations. Sources are identified to allow for user verification.

The publisher provides comprehensive coverage of the following partnering or deal types:

  • Asset purchase
  • Assignment
  • Co-development
  • Co-market
  • Co-promotion
  • Collaborative R&D
  • Contract service
  • Cross-licensing
  • Development
  • Distribution
  • Equity purchase
  • Evaluation
  • Grant
  • Joint venture
  • Licensing
  • Loan
  • Manufacturing
  • Marketing
  • Option
  • Promotion
  • Research
  • Royalty financing
  • Settlement
  • Spin out
  • Sub license
  • Supply
  • Termination
  • Warrant

Every deal record is fully categorized and includes the following data, where available:

  • Industry sector
  • Therapy areas
  • Technology type
  • Deal components
  • Financial terms
  • Stage of development
  • Exclusivity
  • Asset type
  • Geographic focus
  • Excluded geography
  • Company press release
  • SEC filing data including contract document

All financial amounts are converted to US$ using the exchange rate available on the date of deal announcement, enabling direct comparison of deal terms across international territories.