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MorphoSys: Partnering activity 2009-2014

Posted on 22 September 2014

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MorphoSys, a leader in antibody drug discovery, has emerged as a top 50 big biotech company with its product pipeline and partnering strategy. The big biotech company, based in Germany, is a successful antibody library developer. The company is constantly looking for innovative technology platforms and opportunities to collaborate with innovative science driven organizations and academic institutes.

The company’s partnering activity is reviewed in this article. The following figure shows the level of MorphoSys partnering deal announcements since 2009.

Figure 1: MorphoSys partnering deals 2009-2014

Figure 1: MorphoSys partnering deals 2009-2014

Figure 1: MorphoSys partnering deals 2009-2014

Source: Current Agreements, 2014

The figure above observes the high partnering activity carried out by MorphoSys. On average 4 deals have been signed since 2009 each year. The company’s core business strategy is to broaden its product portfolio by partnering which makes it a sought after partner by big pharma and biotech companies.

The company boasts of developing HuCAL technology which is a novel antibody library technology which has gained huge success in the pharma industry.

The following table provides an overview of the partnering deals announced by MorphoSys based on therapy area disclosed. Our report provides a more detailed insight into the precise therapeutic target of each deal.

See: Report: Partnering Agreements with MorphoSys 2009-2014

Figure 2: MorphoSys partnering deals by therapy area 2009-2014

Figure 2: MorphoSys partnering deals by therapy area 2009-2014

Figure 2: MorphoSys partnering deals by therapy area 2009-2014

Source: Current Agreements, 2014

Further analysis of these deals shows that MorphoSys has a preference for licensing and collaborative R&D deals, similar to many other top pharmaceutical or big biotech companies. Such partnering deals provide the right for MorphoSys to exploit the licensors technology in return for payment of upfront, development and sales, and royalty payments.

The following table provides an overview of the partnering deals announced by MorphoSys based on deal type disclosed.

Figure 3: MorphoSys partnering deals by deal type 2009-2014

Figure 3: MorphoSys partnering deals by deal type 2009-2014

Figure 3: MorphoSys partnering deals by deal type 2009-2014

Source: Current Agreements, 2014

Morphosys, a leader in antibody drug discovery, partners and looks for partners at late preclinical stage and early clinical stages for in-licensing and co- development deals.

The following table provides an overview of the partnering deals announced by MorphoSys based on stage of development at signature.

Figure 4: MorphoSys partnering by stage of development 2009-2014

Figure 4: MorphoSys partnering by stage of development 2009-2014

Figure 4: MorphoSys partnering by stage of development 2009-2014

Source: Current Agreements, 2014

MorphoSys has signed over 25 partnering, collaborative R&D and licensing deals since 2009. Partnering with companies like MorphoSys, Merck Serono and Janssen Biotech in discovery and pre-clinical stages, the company has bolstered its position in the cancer and rheumatoid arthritis disease areas.

Morphosys’ recent high value deals with big pharma companies Celgene and GSK to co-develop antibodies MOR202 and MOR103 respectively are shown below in the table.

Figure 5: Top MorphoSys partnering deals by headline value 2009-2014

Figure 5: Top MorphoSys partnering deals by headline value 2009-2014

Figure 5: Top MorphoSys partnering deals by headline value 2009-2014

Source: Current Agreements, 2014

Morphosys has proven to be actively involved in partnering activity for a very long term with industries globally. The company is constantly on the lookout for innovative companies with technology platform and products to seek co-development and in-licensing opportunities.

Our report provides more detailed insight into the details of each deal.

See: Report: Partnering Agreements with MorphoSys 2009-2014

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