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Licensing double act
16 Sep 16
Basilea continues to make good partnering progress with key assets Cresemba for mould infections and Zevtera for bacterial infections. Both drugs will be developed and marketed across Latin America by Grupo Biotoscana (GBT), while Cresemba will be developed and marketed by Asahi Kasei Pharma in Japan. Basilea will receive a total upfront of CHF18m (to be treated as deferred revenue over a number of years), plus additional payments on reaching regulatory and commercialisation milestones (up to CHF60m from Asahi plus royalties, undisclosed amounts from GBT). We value Basilea at CHF1,091m.
Moving on up
30 Aug 16
Basilea has made a solid start to the first half of 2016, with anti-microbial agents Cresemba and Zevtera continuing their respective European roll-outs. Ongoing dialogue with the FDA on the SPA protocol for Zevtera’s Phase III US clinical trial programme means US trials should initiate in H117. Together, these underpin the current valuation with upside potential from further partnering deals for Cresemba, Zevtera and the early-stage oncology pipeline, which in itself is making progress, albeit at an early stage. We value Basilea at CHF1,091m or CHF101/share.
Zevtera US development full steam ahead
22 Apr 16
Basilea has announced that BARDA, a division of the US Department of Health & Human Services Office, has awarded a contract of up to $100m for the Phase III development of antibacterial agent ceftobiprole (Zevtera) for the US market. Critically, this means that the Phase III trials in skin and bacteraemia (blood) infections could start as soon as late 2016/early 2017 once the company has agreed the Phase III study Special Protocol Assessments (SPAs) with the FDA. The BARDA contract now removes the uncertainty in timing for the Phase III clinical trial programme that would support Zevtera’s US regulatory filing. We value Basilea at CHF1,114m or CHF103.2/share.
Riding the crest of the novel antimicrobial wave
23 Mar 16
Basilea is one of the few standalone European companies focused on developing novel antimicrobial drugs. It has two approved hospital-based products: Cresemba for severe mold infections and Zevtera for bacterial infections. Together these underpin the current valuation with upside potential from a US partnering deal for Zevtera and the early-stage oncology pipeline. A US Zevtera deal and potential sales progression for the antimicrobial portfolio are key near-term share price drivers. We value Basilea at CHF1,114.0m or CHF103.2/share.
N+1 Singer - Small-cap quantitative research - Momentum screen refresh + 10 focus stocks
12 Jan 17
We have refreshed our momentum style screen for the first time since inception on 26 July 2016. As before, the screen selects the 25 stocks exhibiting the most extreme momentum characteristics, according to our measurement method. From these we have selected 10 to focus on. Since inception the screen has underperformed both the main small-cap and micro-cap indices against a background of generally rising momentum. We have noted a subset of the basket, where decelerating momentum at the time of measurement appears correlated with significant share price falls since selection. We shall monitor this factor with the new screen, albeit there are only two such stocks showing this pattern, namely Lamprell (not rated) and Gear4music (not rated).
N+1 Singer - Morning Song 12-01-2017
12 Jan 17
As anticipated, the second half has again been stronger than H1 and results will be broadly in line with expectations. In line with this, the order book has continued to grow and is at record levels. This confirms that significant progress has been made in the Group’s shift towards its Technology Products division which, as targeted, contributed c.60% of group revenue in FY16. The small acquisition of Cable Power also gives a complementary boost to the product range. It is also worth noting the significant reduction in net debt, £1.0m ahead of our forecast. We remain supportive of the Group’s strategy and continue to see a bright future as this transition towards a design led technology solutions business continues. We look forward to more detail in March at the final results.
N+1 Singer - Best Ideas 2017 - Top picks
04 Jan 17
Today we publish our Best Ideas for 2017 - 12 stocks that we believe have excellent prospects in the current year together with a detailed discussion of what we see as the key sector and market themes for 2017. Our top picks are Cineworld, Elementis, Herald Investment Trust, Hill & Smith, IQE, MySale, Redde, ReNeuron, RhythmOne, SDL, Servelec and Severfield.
The Monthly January 2017
09 Jan 17
Despite all the hullaballoo of the Brexit vote and the subsequent election of Donald Trump as the next US President, the UK stock market prospered last year, especially in the latter few months of 2016. The combination of a depreciating currency – making $ earnings more valuable in relative terms - and the Trump emphasis on infrastructure expenditure drove the stock market higher
Small Cap Breakfast
17 Jan 17
Global Energy Development (GED.L) — To be renamed Nautilus Marine Services. Schedule 1 from developer and seller of hydrocarbons and related products. Reverse takeover. Raising $10.5m via a convertible. Expected 9 Feb. Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas—TSX-V listed oil and gas exploration has announced its intention to float on AIM. Assets in Guyana and Namibia. Proposed £2m-£3m fundraise. Diversified Gas & Oil—According to LSE website first day of trading on AIM now expected for 30 January.
N+1 Singer - Morning Song 16-01-2017
16 Jan 17
As the birthplace of Stephenson, Armstrong and Swan, the North East of England has a proud history of industrial and technological innovation. Despite local economic challenges, the region’s industrial heritage lives on through continuing success in high end engineering and technology. The recent takeovers of private equity backed SMD (subsea robotics) and Nomad Digital (wi-fi on the railways) are testament to this. The North East has also emerged as a leader in genetics and genomics with an enviable life sciences and healthcare infrastructure. Against this backdrop, we expect the region to continue to throw up attractive IPO candidates to build on the six new listings in the past three years. We expect 2017 to be far kinder to the existing portfolio of North East plcs than 2016 (a year to forget) with recent management changes one important theme for the new year. Our top picks are Hargreaves Services, Quantum Pharma and Zytronic (all N+1 Singer Corporate clients) and we are Buyers of Northgate and Grainger.