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Roivant and Poxel Announce Strategic Agreement for Development and Commercialization of Imeglimin in the U.S., Europe, and Additional Countries Worldwide

  • Poxel to receive upfront payment of $35 million (approximately €28 million), potential future development and regulatory milestone payments and salesbased payments of up to $600 million (approximately €486 million), and double-digit royalties on net sales
  • Roivant to concurrently invest $15 million (approximately €12 million) in Poxel through subscription to newly-issued ordinary shares at €8.5 per share
  • Poxel to contribute $25 million (approximately €20 million) to the development program
  • Roivant will be responsible for imeglimin’s development and commercialization in the U.S., Europe, and other countries outside of Poxel’s partnership with Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma

 

Roivant Sciences, a global healthcare company focused on realizing the full value of promising biomedical research, and POXEL SA, a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of innovative treatments for metabolic disorders including type 2 diabetes, today announced the signing of a strategic development and license agreement for imeglimin, an investigational oral therapy which has been developed by Poxel for the potential treatment of type 2 diabetes, in the U.S., Europe, and all other countries not covered by Poxel’s existing agreement in East and Southeast Asia.1 

 

This partnership enables Roivant to add an innovative late-stage development program to its pipeline and Poxel gains a strategic development and licensing agreement for imeglimin beyond the company’s partnership with Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma.

 

 

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