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Year End Report 2020
Affibody Medical AB (publ) (“Affibody” or “the Company”), a Swedish biotech company focused on developing next generation biopharmaceuticals based on its unique proprietary technology platforms: Affibody® molecules and Albumod™, today issued its Year-End Report for 2020.
- Revenue for the quarter amounted to SEK 1.9 (17.2) m, and to 121.3 (311.8) m for the full year
- Operating result for the quarter amounted to SEK -87.5 (-66.1) m, and to -214.9 (44.8) m for the full year
- Net result for the quarter amounted to SEK -89.4 (-72.9) m, and to -220.3 (44.6) m for the full year
- Cash flow for the quarter amounted to SEK -42.3 (-14.4) m, and to -238.9 (283.8) m for the full year
- Cash and cash equivalents at the end of the period amounted to SEK 135.9 (374.8)
Significant Events during the rest of the Reporting Period
- On November 10, 2020, we announced the initiation of a 52-week trial investigating the novel bispecific IL-17A inhibitor ABY-035 in patients with psoriatic arthritis (PsA).
Significant Events during the rest of the Year
- An EGM on February 17, 2020 elected José Suarez as Board member.
- On April 30, 2020 we announced that Daewoong, a South Korea-based pharmaceutical company, had exercised an option under the collaboration related to a half-life extended biotherapeutics product
- On May 15, 2020, we and Inmagene Biopharmaceuticals announced a strategic partnership to develop and commercialize ABY-035, a bispecific molecule targeting Interleukin-17A (IL-17), for multiple auto-immune diseases. Inmagene will be responsible for commercialization in mainland China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Macau (Greater China), and South Korea, as well as development activities in the Asia Pacific region, excluding Japan. Affibody will retain global commercial rights outside of Greater China and South Korea. The partners will work together to enroll patients into global registrational trials to support Biologics License Applications (BLAs) in multiple indications worldwide. Under the terms of the agreement, Affibody will receive a $10 million upfront payment and is eligible to receive up to $215.5 million in additional regulatory and sales milestones, plus royalties on sales in Inmagene’s commercialization territory.
- On June 15, 2020 we announced positive top-line data from our Phase 2, 52-week trial investigating the novel bispecific IL-17A inhibitor ABY-035 in patients with moderate-to-severe psoriasis (“AFFIRM-35”).
- On June 15, 2020 we announced the completion of the ABY-039 Phase 1 trial and the termination of the ABY-039 program, our FcRn inhibitor, due to tolerability observations that would limit the target product profile of subcutaneous high dose once monthly maintentance injections. Based on these observations Alexion has terminated the co-development agreement with Affibody.
Significant Events after the close of the Reporting Period
- On February 10, Affibody AB and Inmagene Biopharmaceuticals announced that the U.S. FDA has cleared izokibep (ABY-035) to proceed to Phase 2 clinical development in Ankylosing Spondylitis (AS), a subset of Axial Spondyloarthritis (axSpA). The partners are jointly developing izokibep to treat multiple autoimmune diseases, and Inmagene has taken the responsibility to manage the global clinical trials for axSpA.
Affibody is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company with a broad product pipeline focused on developing innovative bi- and multi-specific next generation biopharmaceuticals based on its unique proprietary technology platforms: Affibody® molecules and Albumod™.
The company operates a focused experimental medicine model and currently has two clinical stage programs. The first is a therapeutic program that targets IL-17 mediated autoimmune and inflammatory diseases. The second program is a diagnostic imaging program that is directed primarily towards metastatic breast cancer.
Affibody AB is a holding of Patricia Industries.
Further information can be found at: www.affibody.com
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Affibody is a Swedish biotech company focused on developing next generation biopharmaceuticals based on its unique proprietary technology platforms: Affibody® molecules and Albumod™.
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