Half-Year Review of Inventiva’s Liquidity Contract with Kepler Cheuvreux
Half-Year Review of Inventiva’s Liquidity Contract with Kepler Cheuvreux
Daix (France), Long Island City (New York), January 14, 2022 – Inventiva (Euronext Paris and Nasdaq: IVA), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral small molecule therapies for the treatment of NASH, mucopolysaccharidoses (MPS) and other diseases with significant unmet medical needs, today announced the half-year report of its liquidity contract with Kepler Cheuvreux.
Under the liquidity contract granted to Kepler Cheuvreux by Inventiva, the following resources were available in the liquidity account as of December 31, 2021:
- Cash: € 761,542.29
- Number of shares: 45,462
- Number of executions on buy side on semester: 1,253
- Number of executions on sell side on semester: 1,425
- Traded volume on buy side on semester: 209,935 shares for € 2,438,368.87
- Traded volume on sell side on semester: 211,076 shares for € 2,510,782.11
At the last half-year report as of June 30, 2021, the following resources were available in the liquidity account:
- Cash: € 689,129.05
- Number of shares: 46,603
- Number of executions on buy side on semester: 1,511
- Number of executions on sell side on semester: 1,435
- Traded volume on buy side on semester: 289,008 shares for € 3,547,633.77
- Traded volume on sell side on semester: 257,898 shares for € 3,208,144.47
When the contract was initially implemented, the following resources were included in the liquidity account:
- Cash: € 163,510.42
- Number of shares: 34,063
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Inventiva is a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of oral small molecule therapies for the treatment of NASH, MPS and other diseases with significant unmet medical need.
Leveraging its expertise and experience in the domain of compounds targeting nuclear receptors, transcription factors and epigenetic modulation, Inventiva is currently advancing two clinical candidates, as well as a deep pipeline of preclinical programs.
Lanifibranor, its lead product candidate, is being developed for the treatment of patients with NASH, a common and progressive chronic liver disease for which there are currently no approved therapies. In 2020, Inventiva announced positive topline data from its Phase IIb clinical trial evaluating lanifibranor for the treatment of patients with NASH and obtained both FDA Breakthrough Therapy and Fast Track designation for lanifibranor in the treatment of NASH. Lanifibranor is currently being evaluated in a pivotal Phase III clinical trial.
The Company has established a strategic collaboration with AbbVie in the area of autoimmune diseases resulting in the discovery of the drug candidate cedirogant (AABV-157), an oral RORg inverse agonist. Cedirogant has reached clinical proof of concept during a Phase Ib clinical trial and is currently being evaluated in a Phase IIb clinical trial in patients with moderate to severe chronic plaque psoriasis. This collaboration enables Inventiva to receive payments upon the achievement of pre-clinical, clinical, regulatory and commercial milestones, in addition to royalties on any approved products resulting from this collaboration.
Inventiva is also developing odiparcil, a second clinical stage asset, for the treatment of patients with subtypes of MPS, a group of rare genetic disorders. Inventiva announced positive topline data from its Phase IIa clinical trial evaluating odiparcil for the treatment of adult MPS VI patients in 2019 and received both FDA Fast Track and Rare Paediatric Disease designation for odiparcil in MPS VI.
In parallel, Inventiva is in the process of selecting an oncology development candidate for its Hippo signalling pathway program.
The Company has a scientific team of approximately 70 people with deep expertise in the fields of biology, medicinal and computational chemistry, pharmacokinetics and pharmacology, as well as in clinical development. It also owns an extensive library of approximately 240,000 pharmacologically relevant molecules, approximately 60% of which are proprietary, as well as a wholly‑owned research and development facility.
Inventiva is a public company listed on compartment C of the regulated market of Euronext Paris (ticker: IVA – ISIN: FR0013233012) and on the Nasdaq Global Market in the United States (ticker: IVA). www.inventivapharma.com.
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