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Basilea Pharmaceutica (BSLN)

Business description

Basilea focuses on anti-infectives and oncology. Lead products are Cresemba (an antifungal), which is approved in the US and Europe, and Zevtera (an anti-MRSA broad-spectrum antibiotic), approved in many European and non-European countries for pneumonia.

Stock data

Market cap.CHF544m
Last closeCHF45.80
High / Low (52 weeks)CHF79.9 / CHF45.5
Stock market listingSW
Forecast net debt (CHFm)8.7
Forecast gearing ratio (%)15
TeamHealthcare
SectorPharmaceutical & healthcare

Price performance

%1m3m12m
Actual(3.3)(24.6)(39.7)
Relative *(2)(23.8)(36.3)

* % Relative to local index

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Company news

Basilea Pharmaceutica's (BPMUF) CEO Ronald Scott on Full Year 2017 Results ...

Thu, 01 Mar 2018 06:11:15 GMT

Breakeven On The Horizon For Basilea Pharmaceutica AG (VTX:BSLN)

Fri, 06 Apr 2018 06:22:30 GMT

Who Are The Top Investors In Basilea Pharmaceutica AG (VTX:BSLN)?

Fri, 13 Apr 2018 06:45:00 GMT

What Are The Drivers Of Basilea Pharmaceutica AG's (VTX:BSLN) Risks?

Mon, 23 Apr 2018 06:45:00 GMT

BRIEF-Basilea Pharmaceutica Licenses Late-Stage Oncology Drug Candidate ...

Tue, 17 Apr 2018 05:15:00 GMT

Y/E Dec Revenue (CHFm) EBITDA (CHFm) PBT (CHFm) EPS (fd) (CHFc) P/E (x) P/CF (x)
2016A 66.0 (41.6) (50.9) (505.74) N/A N/A
2017A 101.5 (12.2) (18.9) (178.36) N/A 26.0
2018E 124.0 (21.9) (29.6) (274.34) N/A N/A
2019E 137.3 (18.8) (26.7) (247.83) N/A N/A

Last updated on 15/11/2018

Investment summary

Basilea has two approved hospital-based products: Cresemba (severe mold infections) and Zevtera (bacterial infections). During H118 Zevtera initiated the US Phase III registration trials in ABSSSI and SAB. Multiple licensing/distribution agreements announced in 2017 for marketed assets Cresemba and Zevtera should drive top-line growth faster than we had expected. Major deals with Pfizer include Cresemba in Europe (ex Nordics), Russia, Turkey, Israel, China and Asia-Pacific. Basilea's oncology pipeline focuses on drugs that target resistance to current cancer therapies. BAL101553 (Phase IIA in glioblastoma and ovarian cancer) and BAL3833 (phase I in solid tumours). Basilea has in-licensed ARQ 087 (derazantinib) from ArQule, a pan FGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor in Phase II registration study for intrahepatic cholangiocarinoma and Phase I/II development for solid tumours.

Last updated on 29/11/2018

Industry outlook

There is an increasing need for novel antimicrobial agents with efficacy against resistant strains of bacteria (eg MRSA) and/or improved side effect profiles. Hence the opportunities for Zevtera and Cresemba could be significant.

Last updated on 29/11/2018

Key management

Ronald Scott, CEO
Donato Spota, CFO

Company address

Grenzacherstrasse 487
PO Box 4005
Basel
Switzerland
+41 61 606 11 11
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