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Item 1.01. Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement.

On February 11, 2021, SCYNEXIS, Inc. entered into an Exclusive License and Collaboration Agreement (the “Agreement”) with Hansoh (Shanghai) Health Technology Co., Ltd., and Jiangsu Hansoh Pharmaceutical Group Company Limited (collectively, “Hansoh”), pursuant to which Hansoh obtains an exclusive license from SCYNEXIS to research, develop and commercialize ibrexafungerp in the Greater China region, including mainland China, Hong Kong, Macau, and Taiwan. Ibrexafungerp is a first-in-class, broad-spectrum triterpenoid antifungal agent with the potential to provide the therapeutic advantages of both intravenous and oral formulations. It is currently under review by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of vaginal yeast infections with a Prescription Drug User Fee Act (PDUFA) action date of June 1, 2021, and in late-stage development for multiple indications, including life-threatening fungal infections in hospitalized patients.


Under the terms of the agreement, Hansoh shall be responsible for the development, regulatory approval and commercialization of ibrexafungerp in Greater China. SCYNEXIS will receive a $10 million upfront payment and will also be eligible to receive up to $112 million in development and commercial milestones, plus low double-digit royalties on net product sales. The obligation to pay royalties with respect to sales in a specified region will continue until the later of the date of expiration of all intellectual property and regulatory exclusivity for the product in the region and ten years from the first commercial sale, unless earlier terminated by Hansoh with advanced notice for convenience or under other specified circumstances.



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.


















Date: February 17, 2021






/s/ Marco Taglietti







Marco Taglietti, M.D.







Chief Executive Officer