HBW Insight is part of Pharma Intelligence UK Limited

This site is operated by Pharma Intelligence UK Limited, a company registered in England and Wales with company number 13787459 whose registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. The Pharma Intelligence group is owned by Caerus Topco S.à r.l. and all copyright resides with the group.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. For high-quality copies or electronic reprints for distribution to colleagues or customers, please call +44 (0) 20 3377 3183

Printed By


Amarin Raises $100M Debt Funding As It Preps For Vascepa Launch

This article was originally published in The Pink Sheet Daily

Executive Summary

With no partner or buyer ready to complete a transaction, Amarin prepares to market an approved fish-oil pill on its own. A new hybrid debt vehicle will tide it over until it receives more clarity around an NCE designation and a second indication, which it hopes could eventually lead to a deal.

You may also be interested in...

Abbvie: A Glimpse Of What The New Biopharma Will Look Like

The proprietary pharmaceuticals business – slated to break off from Abbott on Jan. 1, 2013 – will generate sales of around $18 billion, have a cash balance of $7 billion and an annual R&D spend of around 14% of sales, about $2.52 billion in 2013.

Swimming Solo For Now, Amarin Faces Challenges Commercializing Vascepa

Despite a labeling advantage when it comes to LDL, Amarin’s newly approved Vascepa faces a daunting commercial landscape, competing against Glaxo’s entrenched, soon-to-be generic Lovaza and other options for lowering triglycerides.

Amarin Aims Vascepa For The Sweet Spot Of Dyslipidemia

FDA leaves door open to modify label of Amarin’s omega-3 fatty acid therapy Vascepa prior to approval in a healthier population, says company CEO. Per the current label, triglycerides are lowered significantly with no increase in LDL cholesterol, a potential differentiating point from Pronova/Glaxo’s blockbuster EPA/DHA therapy Lovaza.

Related Content


Related Companies

Latest Headlines
See All



Ask The Analyst

Ask the Analyst is free for subscribers.  Submit your question and one of our analysts will be in touch.

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts