OSAKA, Japan--(뉴스와이어) 2019년 08월 02일 -- Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502)(NYSE:TAK):
Underlying Revenue declined -0.8% vs FY2018 Q1 pro-forma revenue
· Takeda’s 14 global brands, with an aggregate revenue of 270.2 billion yen posted strong year-over-year growth of +22%. This growth mostly offset the negative impact from intensified competition, phasing, and generic erosion.
· Takeda’s 5 key business areas represent ~78% of revenues.
GI grew +8% spearheaded by ENTYVIO continuing to gain market share.
Plasma Derived Therapy (PDT) Immunology grew +2% driven by Albumin growth, with Immunoglobulin (IG) sales impacted by phasing of Intravenous Immunoglobulin (IVIG) shipments.
Rare Diseases declined -10% with rare hematology impacted by competition and price pressure, and strong uptake of TAKHZYRO not fully offsetting the decline of other Hereditary Angioedema (HAE) products due to the switch to TAKHZYRO and stocking in FY2018 Q1.
Oncology grew +8% driven by expansion of NINLARO.
Neuroscience grew +10% driven by the U.S. business under a new commercial structure.
Underlying Core Operating Profit Margin 32.4% for Q1
· Reported Operating Profit declined 90.0% to 9.9 billion yen, largely impacted by one-time integration costs as well as non-cash purchase accounting expenses including unwinding of inventory step-up, and increased amortization of intangibles and impairment.
· Underlying Core Operating Profit Margin for the current period was 32.4% reflecting synergy savings and continued OPEX discipline.
Achieved several important pipeline milestones in Q1
· Currently 19 New Molecular Entity assets in Phase 2 & 3.
· Advances in Cell and Gene Therapy platforms where CAR-T Cell Therapy from T-CiRA moves towards clinic and the integration of Adeno-Associated Virus-based (AAV-based) process development and manufacturing center in Austria.
· ENTYVIO subcutaneous formulation achieved primary endpoint as maintenance therapy in Crohn’s disease.
· Orexin 2 receptor agonist TAK-925 received Sakigake Designation in Japan for treatment of narcolepsy.
Disposing non-core assets to generate cash and focus the business
· Net debt / adjusted EBITDA reduced from 4.7x at end of FY2018 to 4.4x as of June 2019, which does not include the $3.4 billion upfront cash payment received July 1, 2019 for the sale of XIIDRA to Novartis.
· Sale of TACHOSIL remains on track to close in second half of calendar year.
· Negotiations ongoing for further potential divestments.
Costa Saroukos, Chief Financial Officer, commented:
“Takeda had a very strong start to the year, delivering on our strategic priorities while successfully executing the integration of Shire. The combination of solid performance across our 14 global brands, continued OPEX discipline, and realization of cost synergies resulted in strong margins and cash flow. We are also making steady progress against our divestiture plan, with the completion of the XIIDRA sale on July 1st.
For the full year, Takeda has revised management guidance upward to reflect updated VELCADE assumptions and divestitures, and now anticipates delivering an Underlying Core Operating Profit margin in the mid-to-high twenties.
Takeda is relentlessly executing towards our cost synergy, de-leveraging, and margin targets. We remain on track to achieve our previously raised cost synergy target of $2 billion by the end of FY 2021, we are committed to achieving our 2x net debt / adjusted EBITDA target over the next three to five years, and our strong start to fiscal 2019 gives us great confidence towards realizing top-tier margins in the medium-term.”
Reported Results for Q1 (April - June) FY2019 (To view the table, please visit https://bwnews.pr/2yuvVQH)
FY2019 Management Guidance: Upward revision to reflect changes to assumptions
Takeda no longer assumes any additional U.S. competitor for VELCADE within FY2019
Reflects divestitures of XIIDRA (closed July 1, 2019) and TACHOSIL (expected close CY2019 H2)
FY2019 Reported Forecast: Increasing Earnings forecasts with Reported Revenue forecast unchanged
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For more details on Takeda's FY2019 1st quarter results and other financial information, please visit https://www.takeda.com/investors/reports/
About Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited
Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited (TOKYO:4502/NYSE:TAK) is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to bringing Better Health and a Brighter Future to patients by translating science into highly-innovative medicines. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Gastroenterology (GI), Rare Diseases and Neuroscience. We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. We are focusing on developing highly innovative medicines that contribute to making a difference in people's lives by advancing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our enhanced collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust, modality-diverse pipeline. Our employees are committed to improving quality of life for patients and to working with our partners in health care in approximately 80 countries and regions.
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 Growth versus FY2018 Q1 pro-forma revenue (3-month April-June 2018 combined revenue of Legacy Takeda and Legacy Shire, excluding oncology business). Please see the appendix for more details.
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