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ADMA Biologics Reports Second Quarter and First Half 2019 Financial Results

RAMSEY, N.J. and BOCA RATON, Fla., Aug. 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ADMA Biologics, Inc. (ADMA) (“ADMA” or the “Company”), a vertically integrated commercial biopharmaceutical and specialty immunoglobulin company that manufactures, markets and develops specialty plasma-derived biologics for the treatment of immune deficiencies and the prevention of certain infectious diseases, today announced its financial results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2019, and provided an update on its recent achievements, operations and upcoming milestones.

“We are pleased with our significant accomplishments reported during the second quarter of 2019, which include two United States Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) approvals, BIVIGAM® and ASCENIV™, as well as the FDA authorizations of product license transfers for BIVGAM® and Nabi-HB®,” stated Adam Grossman, ADMA’s President and Chief Executive Officer. “During the second quarter, we completed an equity financing of approximately $52 million in gross proceeds, which we expect to use to support the commercial inventory build and product launches for BIVIGAM® and ASCENIV™, expand the manufacturing capacity of our Boca Raton, FL facility, the procurement of raw materials, plasma center expansion, other capital expenditures and for general corporate purposes.”

Recent Achievements

  • Obtained FDA approval for ASCENIV™ (formerly RI-002)

  • Received FDA approval for BIVIGAM®’s prior approval supplement

  • Raised $51.75 million of gross proceeds through equity financing

  • Received FDA approval for license transfers for BIVIGAM® and Nabi-HB®

  • Expanded our sales and commercial team

Anticipated Milestones

  • Commercial launches and sales of BIVIGAM® and ASCENIV™ in second half of 2019

  • Expansion of our plasma collection network

Financial Results for the Three Months Ended June 30, 2019

ADMA reported total revenues of $6.6 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2019, as compared to $4.7 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2018, representing an increase of $1.9 million, or approximately 41%. The increase in revenues was primarily due to $2.4 million of contract manufacturing revenue in the second quarter of 2019, with no corresponding amount in the second quarter of 2018, partially offset by a $0.5 million decrease in Nabi-HB® revenues related to the timing of shipment requests from a key customer. The contract manufacturing revenue is related to an agreement we assumed from Biotest Pharmaceuticals Corporation (“BPC”). While we expect to generate additional revenue under this contract during the second half of 2019, this contract is set to expire at the end of 2019.

The consolidated net loss for the quarter ended June 30, 2019 was $13.2 million, or $(0.25) per basic and diluted share, as compared to a consolidated net loss of $14.7 million, or $(0.35) per basic and diluted share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2018. The decrease in net loss of $1.5 million was primarily attributable to higher revenues and lower plasma center operating costs as a result of having one plasma collection center in operation in 2019 as compared to three during the same period last year, partially offset by higher selling, general and administrative costs, comprised of commercialization, marketing and prelaunch expenses for BIVIGAM® and ASCENIV™, as well as increased employee related expenses, including stock-based compensation, and to increased interest expense. Included in the net loss for the quarter ended June 30, 2019 were non-cash expenses of approximately $1.6 million for stock-based compensation, depreciation and amortization, and non-cash interest expense.

Financial Results for the Six Months Ended June 30, 2019

ADMA reported total revenues of $10.1 million for the six months ended June 30, 2019, as compared to $8.7 million for the six months ended June 30, 2018, representing an increase of $1.4 million, or approximately 16%. The increase in revenues was primarily attributable to the $2.4 million of contract manufacturing revenue generated during the second quarter of 2019, partially offset by a $0.9 million decrease in Nabi-HB revenues related to the timing of shipment requests from a key customer.

The consolidated net loss for the six months ended June 30, 2019 was $26.3 million, or $(0.53) per basic and diluted share, as compared to a consolidated net loss of $32.6 million, or $(0.74) per basic and diluted share, for the six months ended June 30, 2018. The decrease in net loss of $6.3 million was primarily attributable to higher revenues and lower manufacturing and plasma center operating costs, partially offset by higher selling, general and administrative costs, comprised of commercialization, marketing and prelaunch expenses for BIVIGAM® and ASCENIV™ as well as increased employee related expenses, including stock-based compensation, in addition to a non-cash gain of $11.5 million from the transfer of two of ADMA’s plasma centers on January 1, 2019 as part of the consideration of the Biotest Therapy Business Unit (“BTBU”) acquisition in June of 2017, largely offset by a loss on extinguishment of debt of $10.0 million related to the refinancing of ADMA’s senior secured notes and higher interest expense. Included in the net loss for the six months ended June 30, 2019 were non-cash expenses of approximately $3.3 million for stock-based compensation, depreciation and amortization, and non-cash interest expense.

At June 30, 2019, ADMA had cash and cash equivalents of $73.6 million and accounts receivable of $5.1 million, as compared to $22.8 million and $1.4 million, respectively, at December 31, 2018. ADMA’s net working capital as of June 30, 2019 was $93.8 million, as compared to $34.9 million as of December 31, 2018. In the second quarter of 2019, the Company completed an underwritten public offering of its common stock and received net proceeds of $48.4 million.

About ADMA Biologics, Inc. (ADMA)
ADMA Biologics is a vertically integrated biopharmaceutical manufacturer with three FDA approved commercial specialty plasma-based biologics. ADMA's mission is to develop and commercialize plasma-derived, human immune globulins targeted to niche patient populations for the treatment and prevention of certain infectious diseases and management of immune compromised patient populations. The target patient populations include immune compromised individuals who suffer from an underlying immune deficiency disease, or who may be immune compromised for other medical reasons. ADMA has received U.S. Patents 9,107,906, 9,714,283, 9,815,886, 9,969,793 and 10,259,865 related to certain aspects of its products and product candidates. For more information, please visit www.admabiologics.com.

About Primary Immune Deficiency Disease (“PI”)
PI is a class of inherited genetic disorders that causes an individual to have a deficient or absent immune system. According to the World Health Organization, there are approximately 350 different genetic mutations encompassing PI. Some disorders present at birth or in early childhood, the disorders can affect anyone regardless of age or gender. Some affect a single part of the immune system, others may affect one or more components of the system. PI patients are vulnerable to infections and more likely to suffer complications from these infections as compared to individuals with a normal functioning immune system. The infections may occur in any part of the body. Because patients suffering from PI lack a properly functioning immune system, they typically receive monthly treatment with polyclonal immune globulin products. Without this exogenous antibody replacement, these patients would remain vulnerable to persistent and chronic infections. PI has an estimated prevalence of 1:1,200 in the United States, or approximately 250,000 people in the U.S.

About ASCENIV™ (Formerly referred to as RI-002)
ASCENIV™, Immune Globulin Intravenous, Human – slra 10% Liquid, is a plasma-derived, polyclonal, intravenous immune globulin (“IVIG”). ASCENIV™ is protected by U.S. Patents: 9,107,906, 9,714,283 and 9,815,886. ASCENIV™ is manufactured using our unique, patented plasma donor screening methodology and tailored plasma pooling design, which blends normal source plasma and plasma from donors tested using our proprietary microneutralization assay. ASCENIV™ contains naturally occurring polyclonal antibodies. ASCENIV™ is indicated for the treatment of Primary Humoral Immunodeficiency or Primary Immune Deficiency Disease (“PI”) in adults and adolescents (12 to 17 years of age). ADMA received FDA approval for ASCENIV™ on April 1, 2019. Polyclonal antibodies are proteins that are used by the body's immune system to neutralize microbes, such as bacteria and viruses and prevent against infection and disease. ASCENIV™ prevented serious bacterial infection among fifty-nine patients treated for twelve months during the pivotal investigation. The most common adverse reactions to ASCENIV™ (≥5% of study subjects) were headache, sinusitis, diarrhea, gastroenteritis viral, nasopharyngitis, upper respiratory tract infection, bronchitis, and nausea. ADMA anticipates the commercial launch of ASCENIV™ during the second half of 2019. Certain data and other information about ASCENIV™ or ADMA Biologics and its products can be found on the Company’s website at: www.admabiologics.com.

About BIVIGAM®
BIVIGAM® is an immune globulin intravenous (human), 10% liquid, indicated for the treatment of primary humoral immunodeficiency. This includes, but is not limited to, X-linked and congenital agammaglobulinemia, common variable immunodeficiency, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome and severe combined immunodeficiency. These PIs are a group of genetic disorders. Initially thought to be very rare, it is now believed that as many as 250,000 people in the U.S. have some form of Primary Humoral Immunodeficiency (“PI”). BIVIGAM® contains a broad range of antibodies similar to those found in normal human plasma. These antibodies are directed against bacteria and viruses, and help to protect PI patients against serious infections. BIVIGAM® is a purified, sterile, ready-to-use preparation of concentrated human Immunoglobulin (“IgG”) antibodies. Antibodies are proteins in the human immune system that work to defend against infections and disease. FDA’s initial approval for BIVIGAM® was received by BPC in December 2012, and production of BIVIGAM® was halted by BPC in December 2016. ADMA obtained ownership and all rights, title and interest in BIVIGAM® in June 2017 as part of the Biotest Therapy Business Unit (“BTBU”) acquisition in June 2017 and resumed the production of BIVIGAM® during the fourth quarter of 2017. The FDA approved BIVIGAM’s prior approval supplement to amend the biologics license application for the product on May 9, 2019 allowing the Company to resume supplying BIVIGAM® to the U.S. market. ADMA anticipates the commercial launch of BIVIGAM® during the second half of 2019. The FDA completed the license transfer for BIVIGAM® to ADMA on July 2, 2019. Certain data and other information about BIVIGAM® or ADMA Biologics and its products can be found on the Company’s website at: www.admabiologics.com.

About Nabi-HB®
Nabi-HB® is a hyperimmune globulin that is rich in antibodies to the Hepatitis B virus. Nabi-HB® is a purified human polyclonal antibody product collected from plasma donors who have been previously vaccinated with a Hepatitis B vaccine. Nabi-HB® is indicated for the treatment of acute exposure to blood containing Hepatitis B surface antigen (“HBsAg”), prenatal exposure to infants born to HBsAg-positive mothers, sexual exposure to HBsAg-positive persons and household exposure to persons with acute Hepatitis B virus infection. Hepatitis B is a potentially life-threatening liver infection caused by the Hepatitis B virus. It is a major global health problem and can cause chronic infection and put people at high risk of death from cirrhosis and liver cancer. Nabi-HB® has a well-documented record of long-term safety and effectiveness since its initial market introduction. FDA approval for Nabi-HB® was received on March 24, 1999. Biotest acquired Nabi-HB® from Nabi Biopharmaceuticals in 2007. ADMA obtained ownership and all rights, title and interest in Nabi-HB® in June 2017 as part of the BTBU acquisition and the FDA transferred the license to ADMA on July 2, 2019. Certain data and other information about Nabi-HB® or ADMA Biologics and its products can be found on the Company’s website at: www.admabiologics.com.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This press release contains "forward-looking statements" pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, about ADMA Biologics, Inc. ("we“, “our” or the “Company”). Forward-looking statements include, without limitation, any statement that may predict, forecast, indicate, or imply future results, performance or achievements, and may contain such words as “estimate,” “project,” “intend,” “forecast,” “target,” “anticipate,” “plan,” “planning,” “expect,” “believe,” “will," “is likely,” “will likely,” “should,” “could,” “would,” “may,” or, in each case, their negative, or words or expressions of similar meaning. These forward-looking statements also include, but are not limited to, statements concerning our plans to develop, manufacture, market, launch and expand our own commercial infrastructure and commercialize our current products and future products; the safety, efficacy and expected timing of, and our ability to, obtain and maintain regulatory approvals of our current products; product expansions into new fields of use, indications and product candidates, and the labeling or nature of any such approvals; our ability to successfully pursue commercialization and prelaunch activities for our products; the potential of our specialty plasma-based biologics products and product candidates to provide meaningful clinical improvement for patients living with Primary Immune Deficiency Disease or other indications; our ability to realize increased prices for plasma growth in the plasma collection industry; and our expectations for future capital expenditures and requirements. Actual events or results may differ materially from those described in this document due to a number of important factors. Current and prospective security holders are cautioned that there also can be no assurance that the forward-looking statements included in this press release will prove to be accurate. Except to the extent required by applicable laws or rules, ADMA does not undertake any obligation to update any forward-looking statements or to announce revisions to any of the forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are subject to many risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause our actual results, and the timing of certain events, to differ materially from any future results expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, the risks and uncertainties described in our filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including our most recent reports on Form 10-K, 10-Q and 8-K, and any amendments thereto.

COMPANY CONTACT:
Brian Lenz
Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer | 201-478-5552 | www.admabiologics.com

INVESTOR RELATIONS CONTACT:
Jeremy Feffer
Managing Director, LifeSci Advisors, LLC | 212-915-2568 |

ADMA BIOLOGICS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF OPERATIONS

Three Months Ended June 30,

Six Months Ended June 30,

2019

2018

2019

2018

REVENUES:

Product revenue

$

6,525,233

$

4,620,841

$

10,018,114

$

8,627,139

License revenue

35,709

35,709

71,417

71,417

Total Revenues

6,560,942

4,656,550

10,089,531

8,698,556

OPERATING EXPENSES:

Cost of product revenue (exclusive of amortization expense shown below)

10,491,236

9,645,662

19,896,415

21,888,410

Research and development

516,986

1,040,427

1,387,621

2,005,998

Plasma center operating expenses

594,113

1,738,128

1,248,599

3,571,902

Amortization of intangible assets

211,234

211,234

422,469

422,469

Selling, general and administrative

6,086,047

5,438,480

11,681,517

10,759,661

Total operating expenses

17,899,616

18,073,931

34,636,621

38,648,440

LOSS FROM OPERATIONS

(11,338,674

)

(13,417,381

)

(24,547,090

)

(29,949,884

)

OTHER INCOME (EXPENSE):

Interest and other income

209,808

33,070

337,207

59,616

Interest expense

(2,072,578

)

(1,359,188

)

(3,613,085

)

(2,682,340

)

Loss on extinguishment of debt

-

-

(9,962,495

)

-

Gain on transfer of plasma center assets

-

-

11,527,421

-

Other (expense) income

(10,428

)

(4,332

)

(21,785

)

2,635

Other expense, net

(1,873,198

)

(1,330,450

)

(1,732,737

)

(2,620,089

)

NET LOSS

$

(13,211,872

)

$

(14,747,831

)

$

(26,279,827

)

$

(32,569,973

)

BASIC AND DILUTED LOSS PER COMMON SHARE

$

(0.25

)

$

(0.35

)

$

(0.53

)

$

(0.74

)

WEIGHTED AVERAGE COMMON SHARES OUTSTANDING:

Basic and Diluted

52,206,204

42,712,168

49,295,805

44,007,409

ADMA BIOLOGICS, INC. AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS

June 30,

December 31,

2019

2018

ASSETS

(Unaudited)

Current assets:

Cash and cash equivalents

$

73,615,909

$

22,754,852

Accounts receivable, net

5,086,663

1,392,441

Inventories

23,589,750

18,616,169

Prepaid expenses and other current assets

1,596,671

1,766,163

Total current assets

103,888,993

44,529,625

Property and equipment, net

29,444,489

30,115,730

Intangible assets, net

3,581,943

4,004,412

Goodwill

3,529,509

3,529,509

Assets to be transferred under purchase agreement

-

1,153,508

Restricted cash

-

4,000,000

Deposits and other assets

2,829,186

1,543,737

TOTAL ASSETS

$

143,274,120

$

88,876,521

LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY

Current liabilities:

Accounts payable

$

6,788,144

$

5,900,394

Accrued expenses and other current liabilities

2,974,476

3,551,835

Current portion of deferred revenue

142,834

142,834

Current portion of lease obligations

223,114

29,983

Total current liabilities

10,128,568

9,625,046

Senior notes payable, net of discount

67,468,637

26,440,830

End of term liability, notes payable

-

2,760,000

Deferred revenue, net of current portion

2,332,949

2,404,365

Subordinated note payable, net of discount

14,890,711

14,874,184

Obligation to transfer assets under purchase agreement

-

12,621,844

Lease obligations, net of current portion

1,414,976

119,080

Other non-current liabilities

132,418

260,734

TOTAL LIABILITIES

96,368,259

69,106,083

COMMITMENTS AND CONTINGENCIES

STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY

Preferred Stock, $0.0001 par value, 10,000,000 shares authorized, no shares issued and outstanding

-

-

Common Stock - voting, $0.0001 par value, 75,000,000 shares authorized, 59,317,806 and 46,353,068 shares issued and outstanding

5,932

4,635

Additional paid-in capital

289,616,994

236,203,041

Accumulated deficit

(242,717,065

)

(216,437,238

)

TOTAL STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY

46,905,861

19,770,438

TOTAL LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY

$

143,274,120

$

88,876,521