Respiratory Collaboration and Licensing Deals 2016-2023


Respiratory Collaboration and Licensing Deals | Global coverage | Deal financials | Contract documents | Deal trends | Leading dealmakers | Collaboration, licensing, development, and research deals |Comprehensive deal directory 2016 to 2023

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October 2023
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Respiratory Collaboration and Licensing Deals provides a comprehensive understanding and unprecedented access to the respiratory deals entered into by the worlds leading biopharma companies.

Fully revised and updated, the report provides details of respiratory deals from 2016 to 2023.

The report provides access to deal payment terms as announced between the parties. This data provides useful insight into the payment and other deal terms.

Understanding the flexibility of a prospective partner’s negotiated deals terms provides critical insight into the negotiation process in terms of what you can expect to achieve during the negotiation of terms. Whilst many smaller companies will be seeking details of the payments clauses, the devil is in the detail in terms of how payments are triggered and rights transferred – contract documents provide this insight where press releases and databases do not.

This report contains a comprehensive listing of collaboration and licensing deals announced since 2016 as recorded in the Current Agreements deals and alliances database, including financial terms where available, plus links to online copies of actual licensing contract documents as submitted to the Securities Exchange Commission by companies and their partners.

The initial chapters of this report provide an orientation of respiratory dealmaking and business activities. Chapter 1 provides an introduction to the report, whilst chapter 2 provides an analysis of the trends in respiratory dealmaking.

Chapter 3 covers the financial deal terms for deals signed in the respiratory field with stage of development announced. Deals are listed and sectioned by headline value, upfront payment, milestone payment and royalty rates.

Chapter 4 provides a review of the top 25 most active biopharma companies in respiratory dealmaking. Where the deal has an agreement contract published at the SEC a link provides online access to the contract via the Current Agreements deals and alliances database.

Chapter 5 provides a comprehensive and detailed review of respiratory deals signed and announced since 2016 where a contract document is available. Each deal title links via Weblink to an online version of the actual contract document, providing easy access to each contract document on demand.

Chapter 6 provides a comprehensive directory of respiratory deals listed by theraeutic target.

The report also includes numerous table and figures that illustrate the trends and activities in respiratory deal making since 2016.

In addition, a comprehensive deal directory is provided organized by company A-Z and technology type. Each deal title links via Weblink to an online version of the deal record and where available, the contract document, providing easy access to each contract document on demand.


Key benefits

Respiratory Collaboration and Licensing Deals provides the reader with the following key benefits:

  • Understand deal trends since 2016
  • Browse respiratory collaboration and licensing deals
  • Benchmark analysis – identify market value of transactions
  • Financials terms - upfront, milestone, royalties
  • Directory of deals by company A-Z, therapy focus and technology type
  • Leading deals by value
  • Most active dealmakers
  • Identify assets and deal terms for each transaction
  • Access contract documents - insights into deal structures
  • Due diligence - assess suitability of your proposed deal terms for partner companies
  • Save hundreds of hours of research time


Report scope

Respiratory Collaboration and Licensing Deals is intended to provide the reader with an in-depth understanding of respiratory trends and structure of deals entered into by leading biopharma companies worldwide.

Respiratory Collaboration and Licensing Deals includes:

  • Trends in respiratory dealmaking in the biopharma industry
  • Overview of collaboration and licensing deal structure
  • Directory of respiratory deal records covering pharmaceutical and biotechnology
  • The leading respiratory deals by value
  • Most active respiratory licensing dealmakers

In Respiratory Collaboration and Licensing Deals, the available deals are listed by:

  • Company A-Z
  • Headline value
  • Therapeutic area
  • Technology type

Each deal title links via Weblink to an online version of the actual deal record, providing easy access to each contract document where available.

Respiratory Collaboration and Licensing Deals provides comprehensive access to available records for deals, including contract documents where available.

Analyzing contract agreements allows due diligence of:

  • What are the precise rights granted or optioned?
  • What is actually granted by the agreement to the partner company?
  • What exclusivity is granted?
  • What is the payment structure for the deal?
  • How are sales and payments audited?
  • What is the deal term?
  • How are the key terms of the agreement defined?
  • How are IPRs handled and owned?
  • Who is responsible for commercialization?
  • Who is responsible for development, supply, and manufacture?
  • How is confidentiality and publication managed?
  • How are disputes to be resolved?
  • Under what conditions can the deal be terminated?
  • What happens when there is a change of ownership?
  • What sublicensing and subcontracting provisions have been agreed?
  • Which boilerplate clauses does the company insist upon?
  • Which boilerplate clauses appear to differ from partner to partner or deal type to deal type?
  • Which jurisdiction does the company insist upon for agreement law?

Respiratory Collaboration and Licensing Deals provides the reader with the following key benefits:

  • Understand deal trends since 2016
  • Browse respiratory collaboration and licensing deals
  • Benchmark analysis – identify market value of transactions
  • Financials terms - upfront, milestone, royalties
  • Directory of deals by company A-Z, therapy focus and technology type
  • Leading deals by value
  • Most active dealmakers
  • Identify assets and deal terms for each transaction
  • Access contract documents - insights into deal structures
  • Due diligence - assess suitability of your proposed deal terms for partner companies
  • Save hundreds of hours of research time

Executive Summary


Chapter 1 – Introduction


Chapter 2 – Trends in respiratory dealmaking


2.1. Introduction

2.2. Respiratory partnering over the years     

2.3. Respiratory partnering by deal type

2.4. Respiratory partnering by industry sector

2.5. Respiratory partnering by stage of development

2.6. Respiratory partnering by technology type

2.7. Respiratory partnering by therapeutic indication


Chapter 3 – Financial deal terms for respiratory partnering


3.1. Introduction

3.2. Disclosed financials terms for respiratory partnering

3.3. Respiratory partnering headline values

3.4. Respiratory deal upfront payments

3.5. Respiratory deal milestone payments

3.6. Respiratory royalty rates


Chapter 4 – Leading respiratory deals and dealmakers


4.1. Introduction

4.2. Most active in respiratory partnering

4.3. List of most active dealmakers in respiratory    

4.4. Top respiratory deals by value


Chapter 5 – Respiratory contract document directory


5.1. Introduction

5.2. Respiratory partnering deals where contract document available


Chapter 6 – Respiratory dealmaking by therapeutic target


6.1. Introduction

6.2. Deals by respiratory therapeutic target


Deal directory


Deal directory – Respiratory deals by company A-Z 2016 to 2023

Deal directory – Respiratory deals by technology type 2016 to 2023


Deal type definitions


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Table of figures


Figure 1: Respiratory partnering since 2016

Figure 2: Respiratory partnering by deal type since 2016

Figure 3: Respiratory partnering by industry sector since 2016

Figure 4: Respiratory partnering by stage of development since 2016

Figure 5: Respiratory partnering by technology type since 2016

Figure 6: Respiratory partnering by indication since 2016

Figure 7: Respiratory deals with a headline value

Figure 8: Respiratory deals with upfront payment values

Figure 9: Respiratory deals with milestone payment

Figure 10: Respiratory deals with royalty rates

Figure 11: Active respiratory dealmaking activity since 2016

Figure 12: Top respiratory deals by value since 2016

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Current Partnering reports provide insight into the trends and terms of partnering deals in the global life sciences sector.

Current Partnering reports are updated every six months to ensure the user has access to the latest announcements and trends in the topic focus of the report.

Current Partnering analysts review the deal data to provide an overview and analysis of deal trends, including example deals and terms.

Current Partnering reports source deal data from our proprietary deals and alliances database, Current Agreements. The database is updated daily by our analysts with new deals as they are announced globally by the company’s party to the deal. In addition, deal records are updated with new data as it becomes available.

The data in the Current Agreements deals and alliances database is obtained from secondary sources such as publicly available industry sources including press releases, company presentations, investor presentations, company SEC filings, other company filings, company websites, conference presentations. Sources are identified to allow for user verification.

Current Partnering provides comprehensive coverage of the following partnering or deal types:
• Asset purchase
• Assignment
• Co-development
• Co-market
• Co-promotion
• Collaborative R&D
• Contract service
• Cross-licensing
• Development
• Distribution
• Equity purchase
• Evaluation
• Grant
• Joint venture
• Licensing
• Loan
• Manufacturing
• Marketing
• Option
• Promotion
• Research
• Royalty financing
• Settlement
• Spin out
• Sub license
• Supply
• Termination
• Warrant

Every deal record is fully categorized and includes the following data, where available:
• Industry sector
• Therapy areas
• Technology type
• Deal components
• Financial terms
• Stage of development
• Exclusivity
• Asset type
• Geographic focus
• Excluded geography
• Company press release
• SEC filing data including contract document

All financial amounts are converted to US$ using the exchange rate available on the date of deal announcement, enabling direct comparison of deal terms across international territories.

Financial data and contract documents displayed in deal records is obtained from public sources, where disclosed by the parties to the deal.