Our Transactions

Transformative transactions and engagements

Locust Walk has a robust record of success in closing high-value transactions for multiple clients. Our work spans the spectrum of therapeutic areas and modalities, from cutting edge gene therapies in oncology to over-the-counter consumer pharmaceutical products. A selection of our engagements appears below. Please click on each case study or news release for greater detail about each transformative transaction. Contact us if you would like to learn more.

CLIENT: Spero Therapeutics

PARTNER: Meiji Seika Pharma Co.,Ltd

TRANSACTION:

Advised on Japan buy-side process leading to exclusive License Agreement for Meiji’s novel oral carbapenem, SPR-994

 

 

CLIENT: Veloce BioPharma LLC

PARTNER: Undisclosed

TRANSACTION:

Advised on Japan sell-side process leading to the Japan licensing for the company’s dermatology asset, VBP-926, and an equity investment from the partner.

CLIENT: Innocoll

PARTNER: Gurnet Point Capital

TRANSACTION:
Advised on company acquisition

 

 

$55M Upfront, $154M CVR

CLIENT: Pieris

PARTNER: ASKA Pharmaceutical

TRANSACTION:
Sell-side Japan/Asia collaboration PRS-080

 

 

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CLIENT: Pieris

PARTNER: Servier

TRANSACTION:
Global Multi-Program Immuno-Oncology Alliance

 

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CLIENT: CymaBay Therapeutics

PARTNER: Kowa

TRANSACTION:
Sell-Side Process Leading to US licensing agreement for arhalofenate

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CLIENT: TesoRX

PARTNER: ASKA Pharmaceutical

TRANSACTION:
Sell-side Japan licensing agreement for THG-1001

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CLIENT: Strongbridge Biopharma

PARTNER: TaroPharma

TRANSACTION:
Buy-side US rights acquisition for Keveyis

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CLIENT: Thar Pharmaceuticals

TRANSACTION:
Multi-Track Sell-Side and Financing Engagement Leading to Acquisition

 

 

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CLIENT: NeoTX Therapeutics

PARTNER: Active Biotech

TRANSACTION:
Buy-side licensing agreement for ANYARA

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CLIENT: Savara

PARTNER: Serendex Pharmaceutical

TRANSACTION:
Identified and Initiated buy-side acquisition

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CLIENT: Strategic Science & Technologies, LLC

TRANSACTION:
Sell-side license for Canadian rights of IbuCream

CLIENT: Advaxis Immunotherapies

TRANSACTION:
Immuno- Oncology Advisor

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CLIENT: Medgenics, Inc.

PARTNER: Kyowa Hakko Kirin

TRANSACTION:
Leveraging relationships in Japan to facilitate collaboration to develop and commercialize KHK’s anti-LIGHT mAb.

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CLIENT: Strongbridge Biopharma

TRANSACTION:
Raised $25M in a U.S. initial public offering issuing 2,500,000 shares at $10 per share

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CLIENT: Regeneron

PARTNER: Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma

TRANSACTION:
Facilitating negotiations between US and Japan to speed deal execution.

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CLIENT: Armetheon

PARTNER: Lees Pharma

TRANSACTION:
Agreement to Develop and Commercialize Tecarfarin in Greater China and Thailand

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CLIENT: Strongbridge Biopharma

PARTNER: Antisense Therapeutics

TRANSACTION:
Buy-side licensing agreement for ALT1103 for Acromegaly

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CLIENT: Strongbridge Biopharma

PARTNER: Aspireo Pharmaceuticals

TRANSACTION:
Buy-side product acquisition of Somatoprim for Acromegaly

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CLIENT: Strongbridge Biopharma

PARTNER: Investors

TRANSACTION:
Private Placement of $33.2M

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CLIENT: Onxeo

PARTNER: Dara BioSciences

TRANSACTION:
Commercialization agreement for North American rights to Oravig

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CLIENT: Armetheon

PARTNER: Investors

TRANSACTION:
Series B Financing of $24M

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CLIENT: Strongbridge
Biopharma

PARTNER: Investors

TRANSACTION:
Private Placement of $26.4M

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CLIENT: Strategic Science & Technologies, LLC

PARTNER: Global OTC Player

TRANSACTION:
US Option Agreement for IbuCream (topical ibuprofen)

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CLIENT: TesoRx

PARTNER: Aspen

TRANSACTION:
Regional License Agreement and Investment for an Oral Unmodified Testosterone Replacement.

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CLIENT: Armetheon

PARTNER: Investors

TRANSACTION:
Series A Financing of $7M

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CLIENT: Fabrus

PARTNER: Senesco

TRANSACTION:
Merger between Fabrus and Senesco Technologies

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CLIENT: BioAlliance Pharma

PARTNER: Innocutis

TRANSACTION:
US Commercialization Agreement for Sitavig® (acyclovir mucoadhesive tablet)

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CLIENT: Otsuka

PARTNER: Proteus

TRANSACTION:
$62.5 Million Follow on Financing

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CLIENT: Otsuka

PARTNER: Proteus

TRANSACTION:
Worldwide License and Collaboration Agreement

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CLIENT: InterMune

PARTNER: Vidara

TRANSACTION:
Actimmune Product Divestiture for $55M upfront plus 2 year royalty

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CLIENT: Otsuka

PARTNER: Lundbeck

TRANSACTION:
Worldwide Co-Pro, Co-Dev Agreement for Abilify Depotand OPC-34712

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CLIENT: Ascenta

PARTNER: Debiopharm Group

TRANSACTION:
Worldwide Licensing Agreement for AT-406

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CLIENT: Angiochem

PARTNER: Geron

TRANSACTION:
Worldwide Licensing Agreement for ANG1005 and Research Collaboration for Telomerase

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CLIENT: Synthetic Genomics

PARTNER: Novartis

TRANSACTION:
Advisor in Forming New Company Synthetic Genomics Vaccines Inc. and Advisor on Structuring

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CLIENT: Strategic Science & Technologies, LLC

PARTNER: Undisclosed

TRANSACTION:
Worldwide Licensing Agreement for IbuCream (topical ibuprofen)

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CLIENT: Concordia Pharmaceuticals

PARTNER: Ono

TRANSACTION:
Licensing Agreement for Salirasib in Japan

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