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BIAL and Wanbang Announce Exclusive Licensing Agreement for Opicapone in China

09 January, 2018

BIAL and Wanbang Announce Exclusive Licensing Agreement for Opicapone in China

Opicapone is a new treatment for Parkinson’s Disease approved by the European Commission in June 2016

BIAL and Jiangsu Wanbang Biopharmaceutical Group Co., Ltd. (Wanbang), a subsidiary of Shanghai Fosun Pharmaceutical (Group) Co., Ltd. (Fosun Pharma, SHA: 600196 and HKG: 02196) announced today that they have entered into an exclusive license agreement for the importation, packaging and commercialization of Opicapone in China (excluding Hong Kong, Macao and Taiwan).

Under the terms of the agreement, BIAL will receive from Wanbang an upfront license fee of 2.5 million euros and up to 12.5 million euros in further milestones.