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Global Preclinical Stage Partnering Terms and Agreements in Pharma and Biotech 2015-2022

  • ID: 4495783
  • Report
  • March 2022
  • Region: Global
  • 1500 Pages
  • CurrentPartnering
The Global Preclinical Stage Partnering Terms and Agreements in Pharma and Biotech 2015-2022 report provides a detailed understanding and analysis of how, why and what terms companies enter preclinical stage partnering deals. These deals tend to be multicomponent, starting with collaborative R&D, and commercialization of outcomes.

This report provides details of the latest preclinical agreements announced in the healthcare sector.

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 2,400 preclinical stage partnering deals announced since 2015 including financial terms, where available, including links to online deal records of actual preclinical 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.

Contract documents provide the answers to numerous questions about a prospective partner’s flexibility on a wide range of important issues, many of which will have a significant impact on each party’s ability to derive value from the deal.

The initial chapters of this report provide an orientation of preclinical stage deal making and business activities. Chapter 1 provides an introduction to the report, whilst chapter 2 provides an overview of why companies partner preclinical stage compounds/products.

Chapter 3 provides an overview of preclinical stage deals strategy and deal structure including numerous case studies. Chapter 4 provides an overview of the various payment strategies used in preclinical stage deals.

Chapter 5 provides a review of preclinical 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 preclinical stage payment terms including headline, upfront, milestone and royalty rates.

Chapter 7 provides a review of the leading preclinical 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 preclinical 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 preclinical 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 preclinical stage partnering deals since 2015.

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 preclinical stage partnering and deal making since 2015.

In addition, a comprehensive appendix of all preclinical 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 preclinical stage products and compounds.

Key benefits


Global Preclinical Stage Partnering Terms and Agreements in Pharma and Biotech 2015-2022 provides the reader with the following key benefits:

  • In-depth understanding of preclinical stage deal trends since 2015
  • Access to headline, upfront, milestone and royalty data
  • Analysis of the structure of preclinical stage agreements with numerous real life case studies
  • Insight into the terms included in a preclinical 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

Report scope


Global Preclinical 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 preclinical stage deal trends and structure of deals entered into by leading companies worldwide.

Global Preclinical Stage Partnering Terms and Agreements in Pharma and Biotech 2015-2022 includes:

  • Trends in preclinical stage dealmaking in the biopharma industry since 2015
  • Analysis of preclinical stage deal structure
  • Access to headline, upfront, milestone and royalty data
  • Case studies of real-life preclinical stage deals
  • Access to over 2,400 preclinical stage deals
  • The leading preclinical stage deals by value since 2015
  • Most active preclinical stage dealmakers since 2015
  • The leading preclinical stage partnering resources

In Global Preclinical 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 Preclinical Stage Partnering Terms and Agreements in Pharma and Biotech 2015-2022 report provides comprehensive access to available deals and contract documents for over 2,400 preclinical 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 sale sand 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?
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Executive SummaryChapter 1 - Introduction
Chapter 2 - Why do companies partner preclinical stage compounds?
2.1. Introduction
2.2. The role of preclinical stage partnering
2.2.1. In-licensing at preclinical stage
2.2.2. Out-licensing at preclinical stage
2.3. Difference between discovery, preclinical and clinical stage deals
2.4. Reasons for entering into preclinical stage partnering deals
2.4.1. Licensors reasons for entering preclinical stage deals
2.4.2. Licensees reasons for entering preclinical stage deals
2.5. The future of preclinical stage partnering deals
Chapter 3 - Preclinical stage deal strategies and structure
3.1. Introduction
3.2. At what stage do companies partner?
3.2.1. Partnering early in pharmaceutical / biotech
3.2.1.1. Discovery and preclinical stage partnering case studies
3.2.1.1.a. Case study: LEO Pharma - 4SC
3.2.1.1.b. Case study: Heptares Therapeutics - Cubist
3.2.1.1.c. Case study: Incyte - Agenus Bio
3.2.1.1.d. Case study: Janssen Pharmaceutical - Evotec
3.2.2. Partnering later in pharmaceutical/biotech
3.2.2.1. Clinical stage partnering case studies
3.2.2.1.a. Case study: Servier - GeNeuro
3.2.2.1.b. Case study: Teva - Xenon Pharmaceuticals
3.2.2.1.c. Case study: AstraZeneca - Ardelyx
3.2.2.1.d. Case study: Baxter - Onconova Therapeutics
3.3. Early and later stage partnering - a risk/cost comparison
3.4. What do companies spend on preclinical stage partnering?
3.5. Pure versus multi-component partnering deals
3.6. Pure licensing agreement structure
3.6.1. Example pure preclinical stage licensing agreements
3.6.1.a. Case study : Merck and Co. - Tesaro
3.6.1.b. Case study : Marina Biotech - Mirna Therapeutics
3.7. Multicomponent preclinical stage partnering agreements
3.7.1. Example multicomponent preclinical stage clauses
3.7.1.a. Case study: Eleven Biotherapeutics - ThromboGenics
3.7.1.b. Case study: Pfizer - InSite Vision
Chapter 4 - Preclinical stage partnering payment strategies
4.1. Introduction
4.2. Preclinical stage payment strategies
4.3. Payment options
4.3.1. Headline values
4.3.2. Upfront payments
4.3.2.1. Conditionality of upfront payments
4.3.3. Loans
4.3.4. Convertible loans
4.3.5. Equity
4.3.6. R&D funding
4.3.7. Licensing fees
4.3.8. Milestone payments
4.3.9. Royalty payments
4.3.9.1. Issues affecting royalty rates
4.3.9.2. Royalties on combination products
4.3.9.2.a. Case study: Scripps Research Institute-Cyanotech
4.3.9.3. Guaranteed minimum/maximum annual payments
4.3.9.4. Royalty stacking
4.3.9.5. Royalties and supply/purchase contracts
4.3.10. Quids
4.3.11. Option payments
Chapter 5 - Trends in preclinical stage deal making
5.1. Introduction
5.2. Preclinical stage partnering over the years
5.2.1. Attributes of preclinical deals
5.3. Preclinical stage partnering by deal type
5.4. Preclinical stage partnering by disease type
5.5. Partnering by preclinical stage technology type
5.6. Preclinical stage partnering by most active company since 2015
Chapter 6 - Payment terms for preclinical stage partnering
6.1. Introduction
6.2. Guidelines for preclinical stage payment terms
6.2.1. Upfront payments
6.2.2. Milestone payments
6.2.3. Royalty payments
6.3. Preclinical stage payment terms - deal data analysis
6.3.1. Public data
6.3.2. Survey data
6.4. Payment terms analysis
6.4.1. Preclinical stage headline values
6.4.2. Preclinical stage deal upfront payments
6.4.3. Preclinical stage deal milestone payments
6.4.4. Preclinical stage royalty rates
Chapter 7 - Leading preclinical stage deals
7.1. Introduction
7.2. Top preclinical stage deals by value
Chapter 8 - Top 25 most active preclinical stage dealmakers
8.1. Introduction
8.2. Top 25 most active preclinical stage dealmakers
Chapter 9 - Preclinical stage partnering contracts directory
9.1. Introduction
9.2. Preclinical stage deals with contracts 2015 to 2022
Chapter 10 - Preclinical stage deal making by development stage
10.1. Introduction
10.2. Deals by preclinical stage
Appendices
Appendix 1 - Preclinical stage dealmaking by companies A-Z
Appendix 2 - Preclinical stage dealmaking by industry sector
Appendix 3 - Preclinical stage dealmaking by stage of development
Appendix 4 - Preclinical stage dealmaking by therapy area
Appendix 5 - Preclinical stage dealmaking by technology type
Table of figures
Figure 1: Definition of discovery, preclinical and clinical phases in dealmaking
Figure 2: Components of the pure licensing deal structure
Figure 3: Payment options for preclinical stage partnering deals
Figure 4: Issues affecting royalty rates
Figure 5: Preclinical stage partnering frequency 2015 - 2022
Figure 6: Preclinical stage partnering by deal type since 2015
Figure 7: Preclinical stage partnering by disease type since 2015
Figure 8: Preclinical stage partnering by technology type since 2015
Figure 9: Top 25 most active preclinical stage dealmakers, 2015 to 2022
Figure 10: Review of upfront payments for preclinical stage deals
Figure 11: Review of milestone payments for preclinical stage deals
Figure 12: Review of royalty payments for preclinical stage deals
Figure 13: Preclinical stage deals with a headline value
Figure 14: Preclinical stage deals with an upfront value
Figure 15: Preclinical stage deals with a milestone value
Figure 16: Preclinical stage deals with a royalty rate value
Figure 17: Top preclinical stage deals by value since 2015
Figure 18: Most active preclinical stage dealmakers 2015 to 2022
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  • 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
  • CRADA
  • 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.

 

 

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