Myovant Sciences Announces Corporate Updates and Financial Results for Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2021


BASEL, Switzerland, May 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Myovant Sciences (NYSE: MYOV), a healthcare company focused on redefining care for women and for men, today announced corporate updates and financial results for the fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2021.

“The ORGOVYX launch is off to a strong start and its differentiated clinical profile has the potential to redefine care for men with advanced prostate cancer. ORGOVYX demand accelerated over the course of the quarter, reflecting our ongoing efforts to educate urologists and medical oncologists about ORGOVYX while improving access and reimbursement for patients. In partnership with Pfizer, we continue to execute on our long-term goal of establishing ORGOVYX as the new standard of care androgen deprivation therapy,” said David Marek, Chief Executive Officer of Myovant Sciences, Inc. “I am also pleased with the progress we have made in preparing for the U.S. launch of relugolix combination tablet in women with uterine fibroids, which is expected this June. In addition, we have advanced relugolix combination tablet toward a U.S. regulatory submission in endometriosis and our European regulatory submission for relugolix monotherapy for the treatment of advanced prostate cancer was validated by the European Medicines Agency.”

Fourth Fiscal Quarter 2020 and Recent Corporate Updates

ORGOVYX

Relugolix Monotherapy

Relugolix Combination Tablet (relugolix 40 mg, estradiol 1.0 mg, and norethindrone acetate 0.5 mg)

Executive Appointments

Expected Upcoming Milestones

Fourth Fiscal Quarter and Fiscal Year Ended March 31, 2021 Financial Summary

Total revenues for the three months and year ended March 31, 2021, were $24.6 million and $59.3 million, respectively. There were no revenues recorded in the comparable prior year periods.

Cost of product revenue for the three months and year ended March 31, 2021, was $0.3 million related to the cost of goods sold and royalty expense payable to Takeda pursuant to the Takeda License Agreement. There were no such expenses for the comparable prior year periods.

Collaboration expense to Pfizer for the three months and year ended March 31, 2021, was $1.7 million, reflecting Pfizer’s 50% share of net profits from sales of ORGOVYX in the U.S., pursuant to the Pfizer Collaboration and License Agreement. There were no such expenses for the comparable prior year periods.

Research and development (R&D) expenses for the three months ended March 31, 2021, were $21.6 million compared to $41.7 million for the comparable prior year period. R&D expenses for the year ended March 31, 2021, were $136.7 million compared to $192.6 million for the prior fiscal year. The decrease in R&D expenses reflects a reduction in clinical study costs as a result of the wind down of Myovant’s Phase 3 LIBERTY, HERO, and SPIRIT studies and cost share reimbursements from Pfizer for certain R&D expenses in the fiscal 2020 periods. This decrease was partially offset primarily by an increase in personnel expenses, mainly driven by the continued expansion of Myovant’s medical affairs organization to support the U.S. commercial launch of ORGOVYX and the potential U.S. commercial launches of relugolix combination tablet for the women’s health indications, if approved, as well as regulatory expenses and incremental spend on new relugolix development programs.

Selling, general and administrative (SG&A) expenses for the three months ended March 31, 2021, were $78.0 million compared to $22.4 million for the comparable prior year period. SG&A expenses in the year ended March 31, 2021, were $181.4 million compared to $82.3 million for the prior fiscal year. The increase was primarily due to higher expenses related to commercial activities to support the ORGOVYX U.S. launch and commercial readiness activities for the potential U.S. launch of relugolix combination tablet, higher personnel-related costs primarily due to the hiring of Myovant’s commercial operations, marketing, and market access teams, as well as the oncology sales force, higher share-based compensation expense, and general overhead expenses to support Myovant’s organizational growth. Share-based compensation expense for the three months and year ended March 31, 2021 includes incremental expense of $25.7 million related to the acceleration, modification, and remeasurement of our former Principal Executive Officer’s outstanding equity awards. SG&A expenses for the year ended March 31, 2020 included $10.2 million in share-based compensation expense related to the accelerated vesting of certain equity awards as well as a $3.6 million capital tax accrual.

Interest expense was $3.5 million for the three months ended March 31, 2021, compared to $1.4 million for the comparable prior year period. Interest expense was $10.4 million for the year ended March 31, 2021, compared to $12.7 million for the prior fiscal year. The decrease in interest expense, despite higher outstanding loan balances, was primarily driven by the significantly lower interest rates associated with the Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Loan Agreement as compared to Myovant’s previously outstanding debt obligations, which were repaid in December 2019.

There was no loss on extinguishment of debt for the year ended March 31, 2021. For the year ended March 31, 2020, Myovant recorded a $4.9 million loss resulting from the early repayment of Myovant’s previously outstanding debt obligations in December 2019.

Interest income for the three months ended March 31, 2021, was less than $0.1 million compared to $0.2 million for the comparable prior year period. Interest income for the year ended March 31, 2021, was $0.2 million compared to $2.6 million for the prior fiscal year. The decrease was primarily due to decreases in interest rates.

Foreign exchange loss (gain) for the three months ended March 31, 2021, was a loss of less than $0.1 million compared to a gain of $0.5 million for the comparable prior year period. Foreign exchange gain for the year ended March 31, 2021, was $16.2 million compared to $1.6 million for the prior fiscal year. The increase for the year ended March 31, 2021 was primarily due to a larger foreign currency exchange gain on Myovant’s outstanding balance under the Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Loan Agreement during the year ended March 31, 2021 compared to the prior year.

Net loss for the three months ended March 31, 2021, was $81.4 million compared to $64.9 million for the comparable prior year period. Net loss for the year ended March 31, 2021, was $255.1 millioncompared to $289.0 million for the prior fiscal year. On a per common share basis, net loss was $0.89 and $0.73 for the three months ended March 31, 2021 and 2020, respectively, and $2.83 and $3.37 for the year ended March 31, 2021 and 2020, respectively.

Capital resources: Cash, cash equivalents, marketable securities, and amounts available under the Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Loan Agreement totaled $726.2 million as of March 31, 2021, and consisted of $684.9 million of cash, cash equivalents, and marketable securities and $41.3 million of available borrowing capacity under the Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Loan Agreement.

Conference Call
As previously announced, Myovant will hold a webcast and conference call at 8:30 a.m. Eastern Time (5:30 a.m. Pacific Time) today, May 11, 2021, to discuss corporate updates and financial results for its fourth fiscal quarter and fiscal year ended March 31, 2021. Investors and the general public may access a live webcast of the call by visiting the investor relations page of Myovant’s website at investors.myovant.com. Institutional investors and analysts may also participate in the conference call by dialing 1-800-532-3746 in the U.S. or +1-470-495-9166 from outside the U.S. The webcast will be archived on Myovant’s Investor Relations website following the call.

About Relugolix
Relugolix is a once-daily, oral gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) receptor antagonist that reduces testicular testosterone, a hormone known to stimulate the growth of prostate cancer, and ovarian estradiol, a hormone known to stimulate the growth of uterine fibroids and endometriosis. Relugolix monotherapy (120 mg) is FDA-approved as ORGOVYX™ for the treatment of adult patients with advanced prostate cancer and is under regulatory review in Europe for the treatment of men with advanced prostate cancer. Relugolix combination tablet (relugolix 40 mg, estradiol 1.0 mg, and norethindrone acetate 0.5 mg) is under regulatory review in the U.S. and Europe for women with uterine fibroids, has completed Phase 3 registration-enabling studies for women with endometriosis, and is being assessed for contraceptive efficacy in healthy women ages 18-35 years who are at risk for pregnancy.

About Myovant Sciences
Myovant Sciences (Myovant) aspires to redefine care for women and for men through purpose-driven science, empowering medicines, and transformative advocacy. ORGOVYX™ (relugolix) was approved by the FDA in 2020 as the first and only oral gonadotropin-releasing hormone (GnRH) receptor antagonist for the treatment of adult patients with advanced prostate cancer, and relugolix is also under regulatory review in Europe for men with advanced prostate cancer. Myovant’s lead product candidate, relugolix combination tablet (relugolix 40 mg, estradiol 1.0 mg, and norethindrone acetate 0.5 mg), is under regulatory review in the U.S. and Europe for women with uterine fibroids, has completed Phase 3 registration-enabling studies for women with endometriosis, and is being assessed for contraceptive efficacy in healthy women ages 18-35 years who are at risk for pregnancy. Myovant is also developing MVT-602, an oligopeptide kisspeptin-1 receptor agonist, which has completed a Phase 2a study for female infertility as part of assisted reproduction. Sumitovant Biopharma, Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd., is Myovant’s majority shareholder. For more information, please visit Myovant’s website at www.myovant.com. Follow @Myovant on Twitter and LinkedIn.

About Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma Co., Ltd.
Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma is among the top-ten listed pharmaceutical companies in Japan, operating globally in major pharmaceutical markets, including the U.S., Japan, China, and the European Union. Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma is based on the merger in 2005 between Dainippon Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd., and Sumitomo Pharmaceuticals Co., Ltd. Today, Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma has more than 6,000 employees worldwide. Additional information about Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma is available through its corporate website at https://www.ds-pharma.com.

About Sumitovant Biopharma Ltd.
Sumitovant is a global biopharmaceutical company with offices in New York City and London. Sumitovant is the majority shareholder of Myovant, and wholly owns Urovant Sciences, Enzyvant Therapeutics, Spirovant Sciences, and Altavant Sciences. Sumitovant’s pipeline is comprised of commercialized and investigational medicines across a range of disease areas targeting high unmet need. Sumitovant is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Dainippon Pharma. For further information about Sumitovant, please visit https://www.sumitovant.com.

Forward-Looking Statements 
This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. In this press release, forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, all statements reflecting Myovant Sciences’ expectations, including: statements regarding Myovant’s aspiration to redefine care for women and for men; certain statements with respect to expectations of commercialization of ORGOVYX in Mr. Marek’s quote; Myovant’s expectations regarding status of its publicly announced milestones; Myovant’s expected timelines of coverage decisions by commercial and Medicare Part D payors; the timing of Myovant’s regulatory submissions, anticipated regulatory review results, and U.S. launch of relugolix combination tablet in women with uterine fibroids; the design and any expectation of the results of the SERENE study; and those statements under the caption “Expected Upcoming Milestones.”

Myovant Sciences’ forward-looking statements are based on management’s current expectations and beliefs and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors known and unknown that could cause actual results and the timing of certain events to differ materially from future results expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including unforeseen circumstances or other disruptions to normal business operations arising from or related to the COVID-19 pandemic. Myovant Sciences cannot assure you that the events and circumstances reflected in the forward-looking statements will be achieved or occur and actual results could differ materially from those expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. Factors that could materially affect Myovant Sciences’ operations and future prospects or which could cause actual results to differ materially from expectations include, but are not limited to the risks and uncertainties listed in Myovant Sciences’ filings with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), including under the heading “Risk Factors” in Myovant Sciences’ Annual Report on Form 10-K to be filed on May 11, 2021, as such risk factors may be amended, supplemented or superseded from time to time. These risks are not exhaustive. New risk factors emerge from time to time and it is not possible for Myovant Sciences’ management to predict all risk factors, nor can Myovant Sciences assess the impact of all factors on its business or the extent to which any factor, or combination of factors, may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statements. You should not place undue reliance on the forward-looking statements in this press release, which speak only as of the date hereof, and, except as required by law, Myovant Sciences undertakes no obligation to update these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date of such statements.

MYOVANT SCIENCES LTD.
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations
(Unaudited, in thousands, except share and per share data)

 Three Months Ended March 31,Years Ended March 31,
 2021202020212020
Revenues:
Product revenue, net$3,630$3,360
Collaboration revenue20,97522,354
License and milestone revenue33,333
Total revenues24,60559,317
Operating costs and expenses:  
Cost of product revenue 301301
Collaboration expense to Pfizer1,6641,664
Research and development (1)21,553 41,713136,713192,560
Selling, general and administrative (1)78,03622,430181,42382,327
Total operating costs and expenses101,554 64,143320,101274,887
Loss from operations(76,949)(64,143)(260,784)(274,887)
Interest expense3,493 1,425 10,40112,663
Loss on extinguishment of debt —4,851
Interest income(33) (247) (211)(2,552)
Foreign exchange loss (gain)2 (470)(16,176)(1.621)
Loss before income taxes(80,411)(64,851)(254,798)(288,228)
Income tax expense95262336761
Net loss$(81,363)$(64,913)$(255,134)$(288,989)
Net loss per common share — basic and diluted$(0.89)$(0.73)$(2.83)$(3.37)
Weighted average common shares outstanding — basic and diluted91,018,20489,130,80690,036,45985,839,303

(1) Includes the following share-based compensation expenses:

Research and development$2,989$2,959$14,049$14,524
Selling, general and administrative28,9413,11439,62725,727
Total share-based compensation expense $31,930$6,073$53,676$40,251

MYOVANT SCIENCES LTD.
Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheet
(Unaudited, in thousands)

 March 31, 2021March 31, 2020
Assets  
Current assets:  
Cash and cash equivalents$674,493 $76,644
Accounts receivable, net3,570
Marketable securities10,435 2,997
Inventory2,611
Prepaid expenses and other current assets13,536 8,269
Total current assets704,645 87,910
Property and equipment, net3,300 2,497
Operating lease right-of-use asset9,655 11,146
Other assets7,427 4,373
Total assets$725,027 $105,926
Liabilities and Shareholders’ (Deficit)  
Current liabilities:  
Accounts payable$17,809 $15,334
Accrued expenses and other current liabilities 44,612 29,060
Share-based compensation liabilities 21,636
Deferred revenue100,56440,000
Amounts due to collaboration partnership 1,954
Cost share advance from collaboration partner92,415
Operating lease liability1,807 1,515
Amounts due to related parties54315
Total current liabilities281,34085,925
Deferred revenue, non-current397,369
Cost share advance from collaboration partner, non-current29,447
Long-term operating lease liability9,18910,996
Long-term debt, less current maturities (related party)358,700 113,700
Other2,9473,582
Total liabilities1,078,992 214,203
Total shareholders’ deficit(353,965)(108,277)
Total liabilities and shareholders’ deficit$725,027 $105,926

Investor Contact: 
Ryan Crowe
Vice President, Investor Relations
Myovant Sciences, Inc.
+1 (650) 781-9106
investors@myovant.com

Media Contact:
Albert Liao
Director, Corporate Communications
Myovant Sciences, Inc.
+1 (650) 410-3055
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