ImmunoGen, Inc.
Jul 28, 2017
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ImmunoGen Reports Recent Progress and Second Quarter 2017 Operating Results

Data Presented at ASCO Support Broad Potential of Mirvetuximab Soravtansine in Ovarian Cancer

Sanofi and Debiopharm Transactions Strengthen Cash Position

Conference Call to be Held at 8:00am ET Today

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- ImmunoGen, Inc. (Nasdaq: IMGN), a leader in the expanding field of antibody-drug conjugates (ADCs) for the treatment of cancer, today reviewed recent highlights and reported financial results for the quarter ended June 30, 2017.

"We made substantial progress during the second quarter towards our strategic priorities, generating compelling data with our lead program, advancing our novel pipeline, and strengthening our balance sheet," said Mark Enyedy, ImmunoGen's president and chief executive officer. "We reported single-agent and combination therapy data with mirvetuximab soravtansine in over 150 patients at ASCO, which strengthen our confidence in the potential of mirvetuximab in the FORWARD I patient population and as we move into earlier lines of treatment for ovarian cancer. In addition, we presented encouraging initial clinical results for IMGN779 in AML, demonstrating dose-dependent biological and anti-leukemia activity, and the ability to retreat patients. Lastly, we significantly improved our cash position through transactions with Sanofi and Debiopharm, enabling us to increase our focus on the development of mirvetuximab and our IGN programs. We look forward to continued execution on these programs over the back half of the year, including filing the IND for IMGN632, our novel CD123-targeting ADC for hematological malignancies."

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Financial Results

Revenues for the quarter ended June 30, 2017 were $39.0 million, compared to $7.4 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2016. License and milestone fees for the second quarter of 2017 included a $30 million paid-up license fee related to an amendment to the Company's collaboration and license agreement with Sanofi and a $1 million Phase 1 milestone payment pursuant to the Company's license agreement with CytomX. Revenues in the second quarter of 2017 included $6.4 million in non-cash royalty revenues, compared with $5.9 million in non-cash royalty revenues for the same quarter in 2016. Revenues for the second quarter of 2017 also included $0.9 million of research and development (R&D) support fees and $0.6 million of clinical materials revenue, compared with $1.3 million and $0.1 million, respectively, for the same quarter in 2016.

Operating expenses for the second quarter of 2017 were $44.2 million, compared to $48.0 million for the same quarter in 2016. Operating expenses in the second quarter of 2017 include R&D expenses of $35.3 million, compared to $38.7 million for the same quarter in 2016. This change is primarily due to a workforce reduction resulting from the strategic review in September 2016, decreased clinical trial costs driven by the Phase 1 mirvetuximab soravtansine and IMGN529 studies winding down, and lower third party costs. These decreases were partially offset by increased costs related to the FORWARD I Phase 3 clinical trial, as well as an increase in antibody expense driven by mirvetuximab soravtansine commercial-readiness activities. Operating expenses include general and administrative expenses of $8.8 million in the second quarter of 2017 compared to $9.3 million in the same quarter in 2016. This decrease is primarily due to decreased personnel expenses.

ImmunoGen reported a net loss of $8.9 million, or $0.10 per basic and diluted share, for the second quarter of 2017 compared to a net loss of $45.9 million, or $0.53 per basic and diluted share, for the same quarter last year.

ImmunoGen had approximately $150.3 million in cash and cash equivalents as of June 30, 2017, compared with $160.0 million as of December 31, 2016, and had $100.0 million of convertible debt outstanding in each period. Cash used in operations was $8.9 million for the first six months of 2017, compared with $59.0 million for the same period in 2016. The current period benefited from a $30 million paid-up license fee received from Sanofi, which is included in revenue in the current period, and a $25 million upfront payment received from Debiopharm that is included in deferred revenue as of June 30, 2017. Capital expenditures were $0.8 million and $5.2 million for the six months ended June 30, 2017 and 2016, respectively.

Financial Guidance

ImmunoGen has updated its guidance for 2017. Expected revenues are now projected to be between $115 million and $120 million, compared with previous guidance of between $70 million and $75 million; and cash and cash equivalents at December 31, 2017 are expected to be between $90 million and $95 million, compared to previous guidance of $35 million to $40 million. These changes are a result of the Debiopharm and Sanofi agreements executed in the second quarter of 2017. Operating expenses remain unchanged and are expected to be between $175 million and $180 million.

ImmunoGen expects that its current cash plus expected cash revenues from partners and collaborators will enable the Company to fund operations into the second half of 2018.

Conference Call Information

ImmunoGen will hold a conference call today at 8:00 am ET to discuss these results. To access the live call by phone, dial 719-325-4845; the conference ID is 8195001. The call may also be accessed through the Investors section of the Company's website, www.immunogen.com. Following the live webcast, a replay of the call will be available at the same location through August 11, 2017.

About ImmunoGen, Inc.

ImmunoGen is a clinical-stage biotechnology company that develops targeted cancer therapeutics using its proprietary antibody-drug conjugate (ADC) technology. ImmunoGen's lead product candidate, mirvetuximab soravtansine, is in a Phase 3 trial for FRα-positive platinum-resistant ovarian cancer, and is in Phase 1b/2 testing in combination regimens for earlier-stage disease. ImmunoGen's ADC technology is used in Roche's marketed product, Kadcyla®, in other clinical-stage ImmunoGen product candidates, and in programs in development by Amgen, Bayer, Biotest, CytomX, Debiopharm, Lilly, Novartis, Sanofi and Takeda. More information about the Company can be found at www.immunogen.com.

Kadcyla® is a registered trademark of Genentech, a member of the Roche Group.

This press release includes forward-looking statements based on management's current expectations. These statements include, but are not limited to, ImmunoGen's expectations related to: the Company's revenues, operating expenses, net loss, cash used in operations and capital expenditures for the twelve months ending December 31, 2017; its cash and marketable securities as of December 31, 2017; the occurrence, timing and outcome of potential pre-clinical, clinical and regulatory events related to the Company's and its collaboration partners' product programs; and the presentation of preclinical and clinical data on the Company's and collaboration partners' product candidates. For these statements, ImmunoGen claims the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements provided by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Various factors could cause ImmunoGen's actual results to differ materially from those discussed or implied in the forward-looking statements, and you are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which are current only as of the date of this release. Factors that could cause future results to differ materially from such expectations include, but are not limited to: the timing and outcome of ImmunoGen's and the Company's collaboration partners' research and clinical development processes; the difficulties inherent in the development of novel pharmaceuticals, including uncertainties as to the timing, expense and results of preclinical studies, clinical trials and regulatory processes; ImmunoGen's ability to financially support its product programs; ImmunoGen's dependence on collaborative partners; industry merger and acquisition activity; and other factors more fully described in ImmunoGen's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the six-month period ended December 31, 2016 and other reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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ImmunoGen, Inc. Reports Financial Results for Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2017
                 

IMMUNOGEN, INC.

SELECTED FINANCIAL INFORMATION

(in thousands, except per share amounts)

 
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(Unaudited)
 
June 30, December 31,
2017 2016
ASSETS
 
Cash and cash equivalents $ 150,337 $ 159,964
Other assets   31,040     38,900  
 
Total assets $ 181,377   $ 198,864  
 
LIABILITIES AND SHAREHOLDERS' DEFICIT
 
Current liabilities $ 67,350 $ 55,776
Long-term portion of deferred revenue and other long-term liabilities 287,256 295,938
Shareholders' deficit   (173,229 )   (152,850 )
 
Total liabilities and shareholders' deficit $ 181,377   $ 198,864  
 
 
 
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS
(Unaudited)
Three Months Ended Six Months Ended
June 30, June 30,
2017     2016 2017     2016
 
Revenues:
License and milestone fees $ 31,080 $ 76 $ 49,810 $ 10,153
Non-cash royalty revenue 6,439 5,944 14,052 13,324
Research and development support 902 1,335 2,380 2,394
Clinical materials revenue   599     53     1,277     1,251  
 
Total revenues   39,020     7,408     67,519     27,122  
 
Expenses:
Research and development 35,319 38,652 68,207 74,746
General and administrative 8,836 9,298 16,955 20,533
Restructuring charge   -     -     386     -  
 
Total operating expenses   44,155     47,950     85,548     95,279  
 
Loss from operations (5,135 ) (40,542 ) (18,029 ) (68,157 )
 
Non-cash interest expense on liability related to sale of future royalty & convertible bonds (3,501 ) (4,956 ) (7,076 ) (9,928 )
Interest expense on convertible bonds (1,125 ) (138 ) (2,250 ) (138 )
Other income (loss), net   894     (286 )   1,143     373  
 
Net loss $ (8,867 ) $ (45,922 ) $ (26,212 ) $ (77,850 )
 
Net loss per common share, basic and diluted $ (0.10 ) $ (0.53 ) $ (0.30 ) $ (0.89 )
 
 
Weighted average common shares outstanding, diluted   87,174     87,062     87,167     87,029  

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