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Burrill Merchant Banking Advises Faes Farma on Bilastine Licensing Agreement
Date:1/9/2008

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Burrill Merchant Banking acted as exclusive financial advisor to Faes Farma (Spain) on its recently-completed commercial partnering of bilastine with the Menarini Group (Italy). Under the terms of the agreement, Faes has licensed bilastine rights in Europe and other regions to Menarini for the treatment of seasonal allergic rhinitis.

Bilastine is a new highly selective H1 antihistamine for once daily oral administration. Allergic rhinitis prevalence in Europe is approximately 23% and many patients are under-diagnosed and under-treated. Bilastine has been assessed in multiple human trials involving 4,000 patients, including two pivotal Phase III trials.

The agreement includes milestone payments and royalties of 10-15% of annual sales in the licensed territories, incorporating the 27 EU member states and 24 additional countries in Eastern Europe, Scandinavia, Central Asia and the Mediterranean region. The Menarini Group is a privately held company headquartered in Florence Italy with 12,000 employees and estimated 2007 turnover of euro 2,500M.

About Burrill Merchant Banking

Burrill Merchant Banking assists life science companies to identify, negotiate and close strategic transactions. Service lines include:

-- Mergers & Acquisitions

-- Strategic Partnering from preclinical research to product development

and commercialization

-- Spin-Outs and Divestitures

-- Financing (Private Placements)

-- Advisory Services to define the role of transactions in achieving

strategic objectives

About Burrill & Company

Founded in 1994, Burrill & Company is a San Francisco-based global leader in life sciences with activities in Private Equity, Venture Capital, Merchant Banking and Media. The Burrill family of venture capital funds has over $950 million under management and its merchant banking business is one of the industry leaders in life sciences transactions. The company's 60 person scientific and business team, supported by its 40-person Advisory Boards, the strategic and financial network of its limited partners, and the close relationships developed with numerous life sciences companies and management, provide Burrill with unparalleled access and insight.

Burrill is the creator, sponsor and facilitator of over a dozen leading industry conferences worldwide and publishes a wide range of bio-intelligence reports including: The Personalized Medicine Report, The Stem Cell Report, and periodic newsletters covering Canada, China, Europe, India, Japan and Partnering/M&A. In association with the California Healthcare Institute, Burrill publishes The Journal of Life Sciences -- a bimonthly magazine. Burrill's flagship publication is its annual "State of the Industry" report, the most recent 21st Edition being Biotech 2007: Life Sciences - A Global Transformation. The 22nd Edition is entitled Biotech 2008: Life Sciences - A 20/20 Vision to 2020, available 1Q '08. These publications provide the latest insight, intelligence and information on the life sciences industry. http://www.burrillandco.com.


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