VBI Vaccines Inc. (Nasdaq: VBIV) (VBI), a biopharmaceutical firm pushed by immunology within the pursuit of highly effective prevention and remedy of illness, as we speak introduced an settlement to drawdown a $12 million second tranche underneath its beforehand introduced debt financing facility with K2 HealthVentures (K2HV), a healthcare-focused specialty finance firm. Beneath the phrases of the debt financing facility, dated Could 22, 2020 and amended Could 17, 2021, K2HV has agreed to offer the Firm as much as $52 million in a number of tranches.
The primary tranche of $20 million was drawn upon closing of the unique settlement in Could 2020. The second tranche, upsized to $12 million from the unique $10 million, grew to become accessible following the achievement of sure medical milestones, together with the constructive 12-month general survival knowledge from Section 2a (Half B) of the Section 1/2a research of VBI-1901 in recurrent glioblastoma (GBM) sufferers, and the constructive proof-of-concept knowledge from the Section 1b/2a research of VBI-2601 in persistent hepatitis B (HBV) sufferers. Press releases for each knowledge bulletins could be discovered here and here, respectively.
“Following the achievement of key medical growth milestones in our effort to develop therapies for GBM and persistent HBV, we’re happy to additional strengthen our steadiness sheet and our partnership with the K2HV staff – a staff who continues to show their deep understanding of our enterprise and the science driving VBI,” mentioned Jeff Baxter, VBI’s president and CEO.
Two extra tranches of as much as $10 million every stay drawable sooner or later upon sure circumstances. The primary is contingent upon achievement of a specified regulatory milestone, and the second and remaining tranche will likely be accessible on the discretion of K2HV.
About VBI Vaccines Inc.
VBI Vaccines Inc. (“VBI”) is a biopharmaceutical firm pushed by immunology within the pursuit of highly effective prevention and remedy of illness. Via its progressive method to virus-like particles (“VLPs”), together with a proprietary enveloped VLP (“eVLP”) platform know-how, VBI develops vaccine candidates that mimic the pure presentation of viruses, designed to elicit the innate energy of the human immune system. VBI is dedicated to concentrating on and overcoming important infectious ailments, together with hepatitis B, coronaviruses, and cytomegalovirus (CMV), in addition to aggressive cancers together with glioblastoma (GBM). VBI is headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, with analysis operations in Ottawa, Canada, and a analysis and manufacturing website in Rehovot, Israel.
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