Rocatinlimab is a monoclonal antibody commercialized by Kyowa Kirin, with a leading Phase III program in Atopic Dermatitis (Atopic Eczema). According to Globaldata, it is involved in 14 clinical trials, of which 5 were completed, 8 are ongoing, and 1 is planned. GlobalData uses proprietary data and analytics to provide a complete picture of Rocatinlimab’s valuation in its risk-adjusted NPV model (rNPV). Buy the model here.

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The revenue for Rocatinlimab is expected to reach an annual total of $331 mn by 2037 globally based off GlobalData’s Expiry Model. The drug’s revenue forecasts along with estimated costs are used to measure the value of an investment opportunity in that drug, otherwise known as net present value (NPV). Applying the drug’s phase transition success rate to remaining R&D costs and likelihood of approval (LoA) to sales related costs provides a risk-adjusted NPV model (rNPV). The rNPV model is a more conservative valuation measure that accounts for the risk of a drug in clinical development failing to progress.

Rocatinlimab Overview

Rocatinlimab is under development for the treatment of atopic dermatitis and asthma. The drug candidate is a new molecular entity (NME). It is administered through intravenous and subcutaneous infusion. It is a monoclonal antibody and acts by targeting OX40. The drug candidate is based on POTELLIGENT antibody engineering technology. It was also under development for the treatment of moderate plaque psoriasis and ulcerative colitis .

Kyowa Kirin Overview

Kyowa Kirin, a subsidiary of Kirin Holdings Co Ltd, is a biotechnology company focused on research and development. It is involved in the discovery, development, production and commercialization of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology products. The company offers drugs in the areas of nephrology, oncology, immunology and allergy, central nervous system among others. Its development pipeline consists of various protein, antibody and small molecule formulations for the treatment of neutropenia, anemia, chronic idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura, angina pectoris, hypertension, allergic rhinitis, epilepsy, behavioral or personality disorders and others. The company operates through a network of subsidiaries in the US, Europe and Asia. Kyowa Kirin is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
The company reported revenues of (Yen) JPY398,371 million for the fiscal year ended December 2022 (FY2022), an increase of 13.1% over FY2021. In FY2022, the company’s operating margin was 16.4%, compared to an operating margin of 17% in FY2021. In FY2022, the company recorded a net margin of 13.4%, compared to a net margin of 14.9% in FY2021. The company reported revenues of JPY106,844 million for the third quarter ended September 2023, an increase of 1.1% over the previous quarter.

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This content was updated on 20 February 2024

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