Understanding the flexibility of a prospective partner’s negotiated deals terms provides critical insight into the negotiation process in terms of what you can expect to achieve during the negotiation of terms. Whilst many smaller companies will be seeking details of the payments clauses, the devil is in the detail in terms of how payments are triggered - contract documents provide this insight where press releases and databases do not.
This report contains a comprehensive listing of over 2,900 clinical stage partnering deals announced since 2015 including financial terms where available including numerous links to online deal records of actual clinical 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 clinical stage deal making and business activities. Chapter 1 provides an introduction to the report, whilst chapter 2 provides an overview of why companies partner clinical stage compounds/products.
Chapter 3 provides an overview of clinical stage deals strategy and deal structure including numerous case studies. Chapter 4 provides an overview of the various payment strategies used in clinical stage deals.
Chapter 5 provides a review of clinical stage deal making since 2015. Deals activity is reviewed by year, stage of development at signing, therapeutic area, technology type, as well as most active dealmakers.
Chapter 6 provides a detailed analysis of clinical stage payment terms including headline, upfront, milestone and royalty rates for phase I, phase II and phase III deals.
Chapter 7 provides a review of the leading clinical stage deal by headline value. Each deal title links via Current Agreements deals and alliances database to an online version of the full deal record, and where available, the actual contract document, providing easy access to each deal record on demand.
Chapter 8 provides a comprehensive listing of the top 25 most active clinical stage dealmaker companies. Each deal title links via Current Agreements deals and alliances database to an online version of the full deal record, and where available, the actual contract document, providing easy access to each deal record on demand.
Chapter 9 provides a comprehensive and detailed review of clinical stage partnering deals signed and announced since 2015, where a contract document is available in the public domain.
Chapter 10 provides a comprehensive directory of clinical stage partnering deals since 2015 organized by stage of development - phase I, phase II and phase III.
The report includes deals announced by hundreds of life science companies including big pharma such as Abbott, Abbvie, Actavis, Amgen, Astellas, AstraZeneca, Baxter, Bayer, Biogen Idec, BMS, Celgene, Eisai, Eli Lilly, Gilead, GSK, J&J, Kyowa Hakko, Merck, Mitsubishi, Mylan, Novartis, Pfizer, Roche, Sanofi, Shire, Takeda, Teva, and Valeant, amongst many others.
The report also includes numerous tables and figures that illustrate the trends and activities in clinical stage partnering and deal making since 2015.
In addition, a comprehensive appendix of all clinical stage deals since 2015 is provided organized by partnering company A-Z, deal type, therapy focus and technology type. 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.
In conclusion, this report provides everything a prospective dealmaker needs to know about partnering in the research, development and commercialization of clinical stage products and compounds.
Global Clinical Stage Partnering Terms and Agreements in Pharma and Biotech 2015- 2022 provides the reader with the following key benefits:
- In-depth understanding of clinical stage deal trends since 2015
- Access to headline, upfront, milestone and royalty data
- Analysis of the structure of clinical stage agreements with numerous real life case studies
- Insight into the terms included in a clinical stage agreement, together with real world clause examples
- Understand the key deal terms companies have agreed in previous deals
- Undertake due diligence to assess suitability of your proposed deal terms for partner companies
Global Clinical Stage Partnering Terms and Agreements in Pharma and Biotech 2015- 2022 is intended to provide the reader with an in-depth understanding and access to clinical stage deal trends and structure of deals entered into by leading companies worldwide.
Global Clinical Stage Partnering Terms and Agreements in Pharma and Biotech 2015- 2022 includes:
- Trends in clinical stage dealmaking in the biopharma industry since 2015
- Analysis of clinical stage deal structure
- Access to headline, upfront, milestone and royalty data
- Case studies of real-life clinical stage deals
- Access to over 2,900 clinical stage deals
- The leading clinical stage deals by value since 2015
- Most active clinical stage dealmakers since 2015
- The leading clinical stage partnering resources
In Global Clinical Stage Partnering Terms and Agreements in Pharma and Biotech 2015- 2022, the available contracts are listed by:
- Company A-Z
- Headline value
- Stage of development at signing
- Deal type
- Specific therapy 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.
The Global Clinical Stage Partnering Terms and Agreements in Pharma and Biotech 2015- 2022 report provides comprehensive access to available deals and contract documents for over 2,900 clinical stage deals.
Analyzing actual contract agreements allows assessment of the following:
- 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?
2.2. The role of clinical stage partnering
2.2.1. In-licensing at clinical stage
2.2.2. Out-licensing at clinical stage
2.3. Difference between phase I, II and III stage deals
2.4. Reasons for entering into clinical stage partnering deals
2.4.1. Licensors reasons for entering clinical stage deals
2.4.2. Licensees reasons for entering clinical stage deals
2.5. The future of clinical stage partnering deals
3.2. At what stage do companies partner?
3.2.1. Partnering early in pharmaceutical/biotech
18.104.22.168. Discovery and preclinical stage partnering case studies
22.214.171.124.a. Case study: LEO Pharma - 4SC
126.96.36.199.b. Case study: Heptares Therapeutics - Cubist
188.8.131.52.c. Case study: Incyte - Agenus Bio
184.108.40.206.d. Case study: Janssen Pharmaceutical - Evotec
3.2.2. Partnering later in pharmaceutical/biotech
220.127.116.11. Clinical stage partnering case studies
18.104.22.168.a. Case study: Servier - GeNeuro
22.214.171.124.b. Case study: Teva - Xenon Pharmaceuticals
126.96.36.199.c. Case study: AstraZeneca - Ardelyx
188.8.131.52.d. Case study: Baxter - Onconova Therapeutics
3.3. Early and later stage partnering - a risk/cost comparison
3.4. What do companies spend on clinical stage partnering?
3.5. Pure versus multi-component partnering deals
3.6. Pure licensing agreement structure
3.6.1. Example pure licensing agreements
3.6.1.a. Case study : Argos Therapeutics - Medinet
3.6.1.b. Case study : Pfizer - GlycoMimetics
3.7. Multicomponent clinical stage partnering agreements
3.7.1. Example multicomponent clinical stage clauses
3.7.1.a. Case study: Gilead Sciences - GlobeImmune
4.2. Clinical stage payment strategies
4.3. Payment options
4.3.1. Headline values
4.3.2. Upfront payments
184.108.40.206. Conditionality of upfront payments
4.3.4. Convertible loans
4.3.6. R&D funding
4.3.7. Licensing fees
4.3.8. Milestone payments
4.3.9. Royalty payments
220.127.116.11. Issues affecting royalty rates
18.104.22.168. Royalties on combination products
22.214.171.124.a. Case study: Scripps Research Institute-Cyanotech
126.96.36.199. Guaranteed minimum/maximum annual payments
188.8.131.52. Royalty stacking
184.108.40.206. Royalties and supply/purchase contracts
4.3.11. Option payments
5.2. Clinical stage partnering over the years
5.2.1. Trends in phase I deals since 2015
220.127.116.11. Attributes of phase I deals
5.2.2. Trends in phase II deals since 2015
18.104.22.168. Attributes of phase II deals
5.2.3. Trends in phase III deals since 2015
22.214.171.124. Attributes of phase III deals
5.3. Clinical stage partnering by deal type
5.4. Clinical stage partnering by disease type
5.5. Partnering by clinical stage technology type
5.6. Clinical stage partnering by most active company since 2015
6.2. Guidelines for clinical stage payment terms
6.2.1. Upfront payments
6.2.2. Milestone payments
6.2.3. Royalty payments
6.3. Clinical stage payment terms - deal data analysis
6.3.1. Public data
6.3.2. Survey data
6.4. Payment terms analysis
6.4.1. Clinical stage partnering headline values
6.4.2. Clinical stage deal upfront payments
6.4.3. Clinical stage deal milestone payments
6.4.4. Clinical stage royalty rates
6.5 Clinical stage median financials
6.5.1. Clinical stage headline value
6.5.2. Clinical stage upfront value
6.5.3. Clinical stage milestone value
6.5.4. Clinical stage royalty value
7.2. Top clinical stage deals by value
8.2. Top 25 most active clinical stage dealmakers
9.2. Clinical stage deals with contracts since 2015
10.2. Deals by clinical stage
Appendix 2 - Clinical stage dealmaking by industry sector
Appendix 3 - Clinical stage dealmaking by stage of development
Appendix 4 - Clinical stage dealmaking by therapy area
Appendix 5 - Clinical stage dealmaking by technology type
Figure 2: Components of the pure licensing deal structure
Figure 3: Payment options for clinical stage partnering deals
Figure 4: Issues affecting royalty rates
Figure 5: Phase I clinical stage partnering since 2015
Figure 6: Phase II clinical stage partnering since 2015
Figure 7: Phase III clinical stage partnering since 2015
Figure 8: Clinical stage partnering by deal type since 2015
Figure 9: Clinical stage partnering by disease type since 2015
Figure 10: Clinical stage partnering by technology type since 2015
Figure 11: Top 25 most active clinical stage dealmakers, 2015 to 2022
Figure 12: Review of upfront payments for clinical stage deals
Figure 13: Review of milestone payments for clinical stage deals
Figure 14: Review of royalty payments for clinical stage deals
Figure 15: Clinical stage deals with a headline value
Figure 16: Clinical stage deals with an upfront value
Figure 17: Clinical stage deals with a milestone value
Figure 18: Clinical stage deals with a royalty rate value
Figure 19: Summary median headline value by clinical stage of development, 2015-2022
Figure 20: Summary median upfront payments by clinical stage of development, 2015-2022
Figure 21: Summary median milestone payments by stage of development, 2015-2022
Figure 22: Summary median royalty rate by stage of development, 2015-2022
Figure 23: Top clinical stage deals by value since 2015
Figure 24: Most active clinical stage dealmakers 2015 to 2022
- 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
- Collaborative R&D
- Contract service
- Equity purchase
- Joint venture
- Royalty financing
- Spin out
- Sub license
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
- 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.