Zyla Life Sciences Reports Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results

Zyla is a commercial life sciences business committed to bringing important products to patients and healthcare providers.

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Zyla Life Sciences Reports Second Quarter 2019 Financial Results

WAYNE, Pa., Aug. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Zyla Life Sciences (OTCQX: ZCOR) ("Zyla"), a commercial-stage life sciences company, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2019 including net sales from commercial products: SPRIX® (ketorolac tromethamine) Nasal Spray, the SoluMatrix® products, VIVLODEX® (meloxicam), TIVORBEX® (indomethacin) and ZORVOLEX® (diclofenac), INDOCIN® (indomethacin) suppositories, INDOCIN® oral suspension and OXAYDO® (oxycodone HCI, USP) tablets for oral use only –CII.    

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"The second quarter was our first full period with sales from all seven of our products, including the five new products acquired at the end of January, which resulted in net product sales of $22.0 million, almost triple the second quarter 2018 results, and positive cash flow of $1.7 million," said Bob Radie, president and chief executive officer of Zyla. "In addition, our second quarter sales and marketing, research and development and general and administrative costs remained in line with those expenses for the second quarter of 2018, demonstrating our ability to substantially increase our net product sales while keeping our expenses the same. With this second quarter performance, we believe that we are on track to achieve net product sales of between $80 and $85 million for 2019."

2019 Second Quarter Highlights

  • Appointed Dr. Gary M. Phillips to board of directors;
  • Appointed Dr. H. Jeffrey Wilkins as chief medical officer; and
  • Completed buyout of a royalty obligation associated with the SoluMatrix® products.

2019 Second Quarter Financial Results

  • Cash Position: As of June 30, 2019, Zyla had cash and restricted cash totaling $12.5 million. Cash generated from operating activities for the three months ended June 30, 2019 was $2.6 million.
  • Net Product Sales: Net product sales were $22.0 million for the three months ended June 30, 2019 compared to $7.4 million for the three months ended June 30, 2018. The increase was largely due to the addition of the five acquired products at the end of January 2019. 
  • Cost of Sales (excluding product rights amortization): Cost of sales was $14.2 million for the three months ended June 30, 2019 compared to $1.6 million for the three months ended June 30, 2018. The increase was driven by higher product sales as a result of the five new products acquired at the end of January, the revaluation of inventory in connection with the reorganization and the buyout of a royalty obligation associated with SoluMatrix products.
  • G&A Expenses: General and administrative expenses were $7.4 million for the three months ended June 30, 2019 compared to $6.7 million for the three months ended June 30, 2018. The increase was attributable to administrative expense of $1.5 million which was partially offset by a decrease in post-marketing study fees related to ARYMO® ER (morphine sulfate) extended-release tablets for oral use —CII and OXAYDO, as well as a decrease in salary expense due to reduced headcount.
  • S&M Expenses: Sales and marketing expenses were $9.1 million for the three months ended June 30, 2019 compared to $9.0 million for the three months ended June 30, 2018.
  • R&D Expenses: Research and development expenses were essentially zero for the three months ended June 30, 2019 compared to $1.0 million for the three months ended June 30, 2018. This decrease was driven by a discontinuation of R&D programs that did not directly support the growth of Zyla's commercial business.
  • Interest Expense: Interest expense was $3.6 million for the three months ended June 30, 2019 compared to $3.8 million for the three months ended June 30, 2018.
  • Net Loss: Net loss for the three months ended June 30, 2019 was $19.6 million compared to a net loss of $12.0 million for the three months ended June 30, 2018.

Earnings Conference Call Information
Zyla's management will host a conference call to discuss the second quarter 2019 financial results today:

Date:                         

Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Time:                          

4:30 p.m. EDT

Webcast (live and archive):  

zyla.com  (Events & Webcasts, Investor page)

Dial-in numbers:                    

1-888-346-2615 (domestic)


1-412-902-4253 (international)

Replay numbers:                     

1-877-344-7529 (domestic)


1-412-317-0088 (international)

Conference number:                 

10134065

About Zyla Life Sciences
Zyla is a commercial life sciences business committed to bringing important products to patients and healthcare providers. The company is currently focused on marketing its portfolio of products for pain and inflammation. Zyla's portfolio includes seven products: SPRIX® (ketorolac tromethamine) Nasal Spray, ZORVOLEX® (diclofenac), VIVLODEX® (meloxicam), TIVORBEX® indomethacin), INDOCIN® (indomethacin) suppositories, INDOCIN® oral suspension and OXAYDO® (oxycodone HCI, USP) tablets for oral use only —CII. To augment its product portfolio, Zyla is seeking to acquire additional product candidates or approved products to develop and commercialize.

For full prescribing information, boxed warnings and medication guides, please visit the following sites for each product: sprix.com, vivlodex.com, zorvolex.com, tivorbex.com, and oxaydo.com. Prescribing information, the boxed warning and medication guide for INDOCIN suppositories and oral suspension can be found at dailymed.nlm.nih.gov.

Safe Harbor
Statements included in this press release that are not historical in nature and contain the words "anticipate," "believe," "estimate," "expect," "intend," "may," "plan," "predict," "project," "suggest," "target," "potential," "will," "would," "could," "should," "continue," "look forward to" and other similar expressions are "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements are based on management's current expectations and are subject to known and unknown uncertainties and risks. Actual results could differ materially from those discussed due to a number of factors, including, but not limited to: the company's ability to continue as a going concern; the impact of Zyla's bankruptcy on its business going forward, including with regard to relationships with vendors and customers, employee attrition, and the costs and expenses resulting from its bankruptcy; the impact of the company's acquisition of five products from Iroko Pharmaceuticals, Inc., including its assumption of related liabilities, potential exposure to successor liability and credit risk of Iroko and its affiliates; Zyla's estimates regarding expenses, future revenues, capital requirements and needs for additional financing; the company's current and future indebtedness; its ability to maintain compliance with the covenants in the company's debt documents; the level of commercial success of Zyla's products; coverage of the company's products by payors and pharmacy benefit managers; Zyla's ability to execute on its sales and marketing strategy, including developing relationships with customers, physicians, payors and other constituencies; the rate and degree of market acceptance of any of Zyla's products; the success of competing products that are or become available; the entry of any generic products for any of the company's products, or any delay in or inability to reformulate SPRIX; recently enacted and future legislation and regulations regarding the healthcare system; the accuracy of Zyla's estimates of the size and characteristics of the potential markets for its products and its ability to serve those markets; the company's failure to recruit or retain key personnel, including its executive officers; obtaining and maintaining intellectual property protection for Zyla's products; the company's ability to operate its business without infringing the intellectual property rights of others; Zyla's ability to integrate and grow any businesses or products that it may acquire; the outcome of any litigation or disputes in which the company is or may be involved; general market conditions; and other risk factors set forth in Zyla's Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and in other filings Zyla makes with the SEC from time to time. While Zyla may elect to update these forward-looking statements at some point in the future, it specifically disclaims any obligation to update or revise any forward-looking-statements contained in this press release whether as a result of new information or future events, except as may be required by law.

Media and Investor Contact:
E. Blair Clark-Schoeb
Senior Vice President, Communications
Email: ir@zyla.com
Tel: 484-259-7370  

 

 

Consolidated Balance Sheets
(in thousands, except share and per share data)

(Unaudited)












Successor



Predecessor











June 30, 2019



December 31, 2018




(unaudited)






Assets









Current assets:









Cash and cash equivalents


$

12,054



$

35,323


Marketable securities, available for sale






4,988


Accounts receivable, net



21,217




8,006


Inventory



14,585




2,639


Prepaid expenses and other current assets



2,181




2,715


Other receivables



160




846


Total current assets



50,197




54,517


Intangible assets, net



117,477




4,281


Restricted cash



400




400


Property and equipment, net



3,752




1,059


Right of use assets, net



1,577





Goodwill



58,747





Deposits and other assets



3,423




1,676


Total assets


$

235,573



$

61,933


Liabilities and stockholders' equity









Current liabilities:









Accounts payable


$

7,011



$

8,561


Accrued expenses



49,602




24,584


Debt - current, net



4,428





Acquisition-related contingent consideration



2,500





Other current liabilities



994





Total current liabilities



64,535




33,145


Debt - non-current portion, net



93,247





Acquisition-related contingent consideration



15,200





Deferred income tax liability



24




24


Credit agreement



3,953





Other liabilities



935




536


Total liabilities not subject to compromise



177,894




33,705











Liabilities subject to compromise






139,588




















Stockholders' equity (deficit):









Predecessor common stock--$0.001 par value; 275,000,000 shares authorized; 56,547,101 shares issued and outstanding at December 31, 2018






55


Successor common stock--$0.001 par value; 100,000,000 shares authorized; 9,360,968 shares issued and outstanding at June 30, 2019



9





Additional paid-in capital



87,806




276,569


Accumulated other comprehensive (loss) income



(10)




869


Accumulated deficit



(30,126)




(388,853)


Total stockholders' equity (deficit)



57,679




(111,360)


Total liabilities and stockholders' equity


$

235,573



$

61,933


 

 

Consolidated Statements of Operations (Unaudited)

(in thousands, except share and per share data)











(in thousands)


Three months ended



June 30, 



2019


2018


Change

Revenue










Net product sales


$

22,034


$

7,443


$

14,591

Total revenue



22,034



7,443



14,591











Costs and Expenses










Cost of sales (excluding amortization of product rights)



14,172



1,565



12,607

Amortization of product rights



3,497



531



2,966

General and administrative



7,417



6,694



723

Sales and marketing



9,135



9,019



116

Research and development



4



999



(995)

Restructuring & other charges



648





648

Change in fair value of contingent consideration payable



2,700





2,700

Total costs and expenses



37,573



18,808



18,765

Loss from operations



(15,539)



(11,365)



(4,174)











Other (income) expense:










Change in fair value of warrant and derivative liability





(3,181)



3,181

Interest expense, net



3,636



3,804



(168)

Other (gain) loss



(135)



(25)



(110)

Loss (gain) on foreign currency exchange







Total other (income) expense



3,501



598



2,903

Reorganization items



603





603

Loss after reorganization charges and before provision (benefit) for income taxes



(19,643)



(11,963)



(7,680)

Provision (benefit) for income taxes







Net loss


$

(19,643)


$

(11,963)


$

(7,680)

 

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