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Royalty Financing Partnering Terms and Agreements

Press Release   •   Dec 14, 2013 11:07 IST

Dec 14, 2013 : Bharat Book Bureau presents the new report, on 'Royalty Financing Partnering Terms and Agreements' provides comprehensive understanding and unprecedented access to the royalty financing agreements entered into by the worlds leading biopharma companies.

The report provides a detailed understand and analysis of how and why companies enter royalty financing partnering deals.

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 and rights transferred – contract documents provide this insight where press releases and databases do not.

This report contains links to online copies of actual royalty financing contract documents as submitted to the Securities Exchange Commission by biopharma 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 royalty financing dealmaking and business activities. Chapter 1 provides an introduction to the report, whilst chapter 2 provides an analysis of the trends in royalty financing dealmaking as well as a discussion on the merits and attributes of royalty financing dealmaking.

Chapter 3 provides an overview of the structure of royalty financing deal contracts. The chapter includes numerous case studies to enable understanding of royalty financing deals for royalty assets.

Chapter 4 provides a review of the leading royalty financing deals since 2009. Deals are listed by headline value. Where the deal has an agreement contract published at the SEC a link provides online access to the contract.

Chapter 5 provides a comprehensive listing of royalty financing contract documents since 2007, including deal value, press release and contract document. The chapter is organized by company A-Z.

Chapter 6 provides a comprehensive listing of all royalty financing deal announcements and agreement contracts since 2007 available in the public domain. The chapter is organized by company A-Z and therapeutic area. 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.

Table of contents :

Executive Summary

Chapter 1 – Introduction

Chapter 2 – Trends in royalty financing dealmaking
2.1. Introduction
2.2. Difference between royalty and revenue financing deals
2.3. Trends in royalty financing deals since 2009
2.4. Reasons for entering into royalty financing partnering deals
2.5 The emergence of royalty asset purchase deals
2.4.1. Primary players in royalty asset purchase deals
2.4.2. Recent royalty asset purchase deals
2.4.3. The role of bigpharma in royalty buyback
2.4.4. The future of royalty asset purchase deals

Chapter 3 – Overview of royalty financing structure
3.1. Introduction
3.2. Anatomy of a royalty asset purchase agreement
3.3. Example royalty financing agreements
3.3.1. Case study 1: Xoma – UCB – Orbimed Advisors – August 2010
3.3.2. Case study 2: Dyax – Paul Capital Healthcare – April 2010
3.3.3. Case study 3: Royalty financing: Biocryst Pharmaceuticals –Shionogi– March 2011
3.3.4. Case study 4: Royalty asset: TPG – CV Therapeutics – April 2008

Chapter 4 – Leading royalty financing deals
4.1. Introduction
4.2. Top royalty financing deals by value
4.3. Top revenue financing deals by value
4.4. Most active royalty financing dealmakers

Chapter 5 – Royalty financing contract documents 2009-2013
5.1. Introduction
5.2. Company A-Z

Chapter 6 – Royalty financing agreement directory 2009-2013
6.1. Introduction
6.2. Company A-Z
6.3. By therapy area

Appendix 1 – Royalty financing references
Appendix 2 – Resources
Appendix 3 – Deal type definitions
Appendix 4 – Example royalty financing contract document
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Figure 1: Definition of royalty assets
Figure 2: Trends in royalty financing deal announcements, 2009-2013
Figure 3: Trends in revenue financing or ‘synthetic royalty’ deal announcements, 2009-2013
Figure 4: Leading royalty asset investors
Figure 5: Recent royalty asset purchase agreements
Figure 6: Components of the royalty asset purchase deal structure
Figure 7: Top royalty financing deals by value since 2009
Figure 8: Top revenue financing deals by value since 2009
Figure 9: Most active royalty financing dealmakers 2009-2013
Figure 10: Online partnering resources
Figure 11: Deal type definitions
Figure 12: Royalty financing agreement for Qutenza – April 2010

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