GODDYN assists TiGenix in deal with Takeda

Lab2GODDYN assists TiGenix in a licensing transaction with Takeda for TiGenix’s product Cx601.

TiGenix NV (Euronext Brussels: TIG) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TSE: 4502) have entered into an exclusive ex-U.S. license, development and commercialization agreement for TiGenix’s product Cx601, a suspension of allogeneic adipose-derived stem cells (eASC) injected intra-lesionally for the treatment of complex perianal fistulas in patients with Crohn’s disease. TiGenix will receive an upfront cash payment of €25 million. TiGenix will be eligible to receive additional regulatory and sales milestone payments for up to a potential total of €355 million and double digit royalties on net sales by Takeda. The first anticipated milestone payment is €15 million upon obtaining the Marketing Authorization of Cx601 in the European Economic Area (EEA). In addition, Takeda will make an equity investment of €10 million in the share capital of TiGenix within the next 12 months.

TiGenix NV is an advanced biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercialising novel therapeutics from its proprietary platforms of allogeneic, or donor-derived, expanded stem cells.

Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited is a global, R&D-driven pharmaceutical company committed to bringing better health and a brighter future to patients by translating science into life-changing medicines. Takeda focuses its research efforts on oncology, gastroenterology and central nervous system therapeutic areas.

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