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Oncopeptides collaborates with Vector Pharma FZCO

The two companies have announced a collaboration to commercialize Oncopeptides’ drug Pepaxti in the Middle East and North Africa countries of Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Libya, Lebanon, and Iraq.

Under the terms of this exclusive agreement, Vector will distribute Pepaxti to patients in the MENA region for the treatment of patients with multiple myeloma. The two parties have agreed on a revenue split on all Pepaxti sales in the region, with Vector carrying all costs through their existing structure in the region.

The two parties have agreed on a revenue split on all Pepaxti sales in the region, with Vector carrying all costs through their existing structure in the region.”

All sales will be made on a named patient basis, meaning doctors request supply of Pepaxti directly from the manufacturer, a method of sales similar to that being employed by Oncopeptides in Greece.

About Vector

Vector is a leading distributor of drugs against rare diseases in the MENA region, and also a founding member of the World Orphan Drug Alliance, WODA, providing services required for commercialization of orphan drugs in 152 countries on 6 continents.

“Providing Pepaxti to patients also outside of Europe is an important value driver for Oncopeptides, and our partnership with Vector, being a member of the World Orphan Drug Alliance, is an important step forward that we believe has the potential to create additional value for both patients and our shareholders,” says Sofia Heigis, CEO of Oncopeptides. “We are happy for our partnership with Vector and look forward to working together as we enter this promising region together. Through their alliance with WODA, this partnership also has the potential to unlock additional geographies in the future, something which is currently under discussion.”

Photo of Sofia Heigis: Oncopeptides