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POINT Biopharma Reports Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results and Provides Business Update

Strengthened the Company’s balance sheet by completing the business combination with Therapeutics Acquisition Corp (“RACA”), with gross proceeds from the transaction totaling approximately $286.7 million

Completion of enrollment of the 25-patient safety and dosimetry lead-in in the Phase 3 SPLASH study to evaluate the efficacy of PNT2002 in patients with mCRPC

INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- POINT Biopharma Global Inc. (NASDAQ: PNT) (the “Company” or “POINT”), a company accelerating the discovery, development and global access to life changing radiopharmaceuticals, today announced financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2021 and provided a business update.

“During Q2 2021, POINT listed on NASDAQ and now has $273.7 million of cash to transform POINT into a global radioligand leader,” said Dr. Joe McCann, Chief Executive Officer of POINT. "The Phase 3 trial of POINT’s lead product, PNT2002 for metastatic castration resistant prostate cancer, is progressing ahead of schedule, with patient enrollment of its safety and dosimetry lead-in completed early. PNT2002 is complemented by a healthy portfolio of other radioligands also focused on oncological indications.”

Recent Developments and Upcoming Milestones

Pipeline Updates

PNT2002: PNT2002 is the Company’s investigational 177Lu-PSMA targeted radioligand therapy. In August 2021, the Company announced the completion of enrollment of the 25-patient safety and dosimetry lead-in in the Phase 3 SPLASH study to evaluate the efficacy of PNT2002 in patients with mCRPC who have progressed on ARAT therapy and refuse or not eligible for chemotherapy. The study is a multi-center, randomized open label assessment of PNT2002 and expects to enroll a total of approximately 450 patients across North America, Europe and the UK. Patients will be randomized 2:1 with patients in arm A receiving PNT2002 and patients in arm B receiving either Abiraterone or Enzalutamide. The primary endpoint of the study is radiographic progression-free survival (rPFS). Key secondary endpoints include overall response rate (ORR), overall survival (OS), and pharmacokinetics (PK). The Company expects to report top-line data from the SPLASH study in mid-2023.

PNT2003: PNT2003 is a somatostatin-targeted radioligand therapy. The Company, through its licensing partner CanProbe, is currently evaluating the safety and efficacy of PNT2003 in an open-label, single-arm Phase 3 study in patients with somatostatin receptor-positive neuroendocrine tumors (NETs). The Company expects to report data from this study in the first half of 2022.

PNT2001: PNT2001 is a family of next-generation PSMA radioligands being developed for the treatment of prostate cancer. PNT2001 compounds are designed to include a linker technology that promotes increased tumor accumulation, potentially enabling lower doses of radioisotope to be used to induce a similar level of tumor killing while reducing the risk of off target toxicity. The Company expects to advance a single compound from the family and initiate IND-enabling studies for this program in 2022.

PNT2004: PNT2004 is a FAP-α targeted radioligand in preclinical development for the treatment of solid tumors. FAP-α is highly expressed on a wide range of solid tumors but absent in all other healthy tissues, offering the potential for a tumor agnostic therapy that could enable the precise treatment of a variety of solid tumors independent of tissue origin. POINT is continuing preclinical studies and expects to initiate clinical development for this program in 2022.

Tumor Microenvironment (TME) Targeting Technology: POINT’s FAP-α activated prodrug technology attempts to limit a ligand’s ability to bind with receptors on healthy cells, to prevent off-target delivery and improve therapeutic index. Currently in the pre-clinical stage, POINT’s TME Targeting Technology is sub-licensed from Avacta, who has named it pre | CISION™ (an Avacta trademark).

Corporate Updates:

Successfully closed business combination with Therapeutics Acquisition Corp., d/b/a Research Alliance Corp. I transitioning to a public company: The business combination, and concurrent PIPE financing, which closed in June 2021, resulted in gross proceeds to POINT of approximately $286.7 million. POINT now trades on the NASDAQ exchange under the ticker PNT.

Strengthened Executive Leadership Team: In June 2021, POINT appointed Dr. Myra Herrle, Ph.D., R.Ph., RAC to the Company’s leadership team as Executive Vice President of Regulatory Affairs. Dr. Herrle brings over 27 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry in areas such as regulatory affairs and product development and will play a key role in registration strategy for both the Company’s early-stage programs and two ongoing Phase 3 trials of PNT2002 and PNT2003.

Manufacturing: In April 2021, POINT received a Materials License from the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) for the Company’s new radiopharmaceutical manufacturing facility located in Indianapolis, Indiana. This facility is on track to open in the second half of this year and will initially be used to provide supply for POINT’s Phase 3 SPLASH study.

Second Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Net Loss: Net loss was $ 8.8 million, or $0.15 net loss per share, for the quarter ended June 30, 2021, as compared to a net loss of $3.2 million, or $0.07 net loss per share, for the same period in 2020.

Research and Development Expenses: Research and development expenses were $ 6.7 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2021, as compared to $ 2.2 million for the same period in 2020, an increase of approximately 210.3%. The increase in research and development expense was primarily due to increases in (a) costs associated with our licensing agreements and related sponsored research in connection with our product candidates both pre-clinical and clinical, (b) costs incurred in clinical trials, including manufacturing and development of product candidates, (c) increased personnel costs as the Company continues to expand its research and development headcount and (d) regulatory consulting fees that are required to further advance the development of our product candidates as we advance our pipeline and grow the organization.

General and Administrative Expenses: General and administrative expenses were $ 1.9 million for the quarter ended June 30, 2021, as compared to $ 1.1 million for the same period in 2020, an increase of approximately 82.7%. The increase in general and administrative expenses was primarily due to increased (a) costs associated with legal fees relating to corporate and patent matters as well as costs incurred in relation to becoming a publicly traded company, (b) professional fees incurred for accounting, auditing, and tax, each increasing primarily in preparation of becoming a publicly traded company and (c) insurance, administrative consulting services, advertising, office expenses and other facilities expenses as the Company continues to increase the scale of its operations.

Cash and Cash Equivalents: As of June 30, 2021, POINT had approximately $273.7 million in cash and cash equivalents.

About POINT Biopharma Global Inc.
POINT Biopharma Global Inc. is a globally focused radiopharmaceutical company building a platform for the clinical development and commercialization of radioligands that fight cancer. POINT Biopharma Global Inc. is combining a portfolio of best-in-class radiopharmaceutical assets, a seasoned management team, expertise in radioisotopes such as Actinium-225 (Ac-225) and Lutetium-177 (Lu-177), manufacturing technology and novel direct-to-patient targeting to revolutionize theragnostic drug development and radioligand commercialization. Learn more about POINT Biopharma Global Inc. at https://www.pointbiopharma.com. Information about POINT Biopharma Global Inc.’s Phase 3 SPLASH trial for metastatic castrate resistant prostate cancer (mCRPC) patients can be found at https://www.splashtrial.com.

Forward Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the “safe harbor” provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. In some cases, you can identify forward-looking statements by the following words: “may,” “will,” “could,” “would,” “should,” “expect,” “intend,” “plan,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “predict,” “project,” “potential,” “continue,” “ongoing” or the negative of these terms or other comparable terminology, although not all forward-looking statements contain these words. These statements involve risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results, levels of activity, performance or achievements to be materially different from the information expressed or implied by these forward-looking statements. Although we believe that we have a reasonable basis for each forward-looking statement contained in this press release, we caution you that these statements are based on a combination of facts and factors currently known by us and our projections of the future, about which we cannot be certain. Forward-looking statements in this press release include, but are not limited to, statements regarding the benefits of the recently completed business combination, as well as statements about the potential attributes and benefits of POINT’s product candidates and the format and timing of POINT’s product development activities and clinical trials. We cannot assure you that the forward-looking statements in this press release will prove to be accurate. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of significant risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from expected results, including, among others, the outcome of any legal proceedings that may be instituted against POINT following the closing of the business combination, the risk that the business combination disrupts current plans and operations, the ability to recognize the anticipated benefits of the business combination, which may be affected by, among other things, competition, the ability of POINT to grow and manage growth profitably and retain its key employees, the impact of COVID-19 on POINT’s business, the ability to maintain the listing of POINT’s common stock on the NASDAQ, changes in applicable laws or regulations, the possibility that POINT may be adversely affected by other economic, business, and/or competitive factors, and other risks and uncertainties, including those described in RACA’s definitive proxy statement filed with the SEC on June 9, 2021. Most of these factors are outside of POINT’s control and are difficult to predict. Furthermore, if the forward-looking statements prove to be inaccurate, the inaccuracy may be material. In light of the significant uncertainties in these forward-looking statements, you should not regard these statements as a representation or warranty by us or any other person that we will achieve our objectives and plans in any specified time frame, or at all. The forward-looking statements in this press release represent our views as of the date of this press release. We anticipate that subsequent events and developments will cause our views to change. However, while we may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, we have no current intention of doing so except to the extent required by applicable law. You should, therefore, not rely on these forward-looking statements as representing our views as of any date subsequent to the date of this press release.

Contact:
Ari Shomair
VP, Corporate Affairs
media@pointbiopharma.com
(647) 812-2417

Investor Relations Contact:
Alex Lobo
Stern Investor Relations
investors@pointbiopharma.com




Unaudited Interim Condensed Consolidated Statements of Operations

(In U.S. dollars)

For the three months ended

For the six months ended

June 30,
2021

June 30,
2020

June 30,
2021

June 30,
2020

$

$

$

$

Operating expenses

Research and development

6,700,862

2,159,322

10,970,160

2,544,916

General and administrative

1,949,552

1,067,333

3,414,244

2,090,997

Total operating expenses

8,650,414

3,226,655

14,384,404

4,635,913

Loss from operations

(8,650,414)

(3,226,655)

(14,384,404)

(4,635,913)

Other expenses (income)

Finance costs

(2,863)

(5,662)

Foreign currency (loss) gain

(27,599)

92,919

(34,806)

(65,413)

Total other expenses (income)

(30,462)

92,919

(40,468)

(65,413)

Loss before provision for income taxes

(8,680,876)

(3,133,736)

(14,424,872)

(4,701,326)

Provision for income taxes

(123,782)

(58,261)

(164,207)

(73,505)

Net loss

(8,804,658)

(3,191,997)

(14,589,079)

(4,774,831)

Net loss per basic and diluted common share:

Basic and diluted net loss per common share

$

(0.15)

$

(0.07)

$

(0.26)

$

(0.21)

Basic and diluted weighted average common shares outstanding

57,582,025

45,362,014

57,116,747

22,986,636



Interim Condensed Consolidated Balance Sheets

(In U.S. dollars)

June 30, 2021
(Unaudited)

December 31,
2020

$

$

ASSETS

Current assets

Cash and cash equivalents

273,736,820

10,546,749

Prepaid expenses and other current assets

8,071,586

1,850,346

Total current assets

281,808,406

12,397,095

Property, plant and equipment

15,654,223

9,797,400

Total assets

297,462,629

22,194,495

LIABILITIES & STOCKHOLDERS' EQUITY

Current liabilities

Accounts payable

5,018,089

3,596,634

Accrued liabilities

3,145,807

1,479,041

Income taxes payable

189,370

87,882

Mortgage payable, net of debt discount

3,556,322

Total current liabilities

11,909,588

5,163,557

Deferred tax liability

62,719

Mortgage payable, net of debt discount

3,550,660

Total liabilities

11,972,307

8,714,217

Commitment and contingencies (note 10)

Stockholders’ equity

Common stock, par value $0.0001 per share,
430,000,000 authorized, 90,121,794 and
54,647,656 issued and outstanding as of June 30,
2021 and December 31, 2020, respectively

9,012

5,465

Additional paid-in capital

313,452,616

26,857,040

Accumulated deficit

(27,971,306)

(13,382,227)

Total stockholders' equity

285,490,322

13,480,278

Total liabilities and stockholders' equity

297,462,629

22,194,495


Unaudited Interim Condensed Consolidated Statements of Cash Flows

(In U.S. dollars)

For the six months ended

June 30, 2021

June 30, 2020

$

$

Cash flows from operating activities

Net loss:

(14,589,079)

(4,774,831)

Adjustments to reconcile net loss to net
cash used in operating activities:

Provision for income taxes

164,207

73,505

Stock-based compensation expense

1,583,702

1,215,051

Finance costs

5,662

Changes in operating assets and liabilities

Prepaid expenses and other current assets

(6,221,240)

(1,473,921)

Accounts payable

1,043,073

271,388

Accrued liabilities

1,149,742

331,159

Amount due to related party within accrued liabilities

33,910

150,291

Net cash used in operating activities

(16,830,023)

(4,207,358)

Cash flows from investing activities

Purchase of property, plant and equipment

(5,856,823)

Net cash used in investing activities

(5,856,823)

Cash flows from financing activities

Issuance of shares of Common Stock in connection with
exercise of warrants

20,000,000

Issuance of shares of Common Stock in connection with
stock option exercises

450,000

11,253,754

Issuance of shares of Common Stock in connection with
the business combination, net of costs incurred by RACA and
direct and incremental costs paid

265,426,917

Net cash provided by financing activities

285,876,917

11,253,754

Net increase in cash and cash equivalents

263,190,071

7,046,396

Cash and cash equivalents, beginning of period

10,546,749

Cash and cash equivalents, end of period

273,736,820

7,046,396