Based on current projections, Sinovac Dalian's development pipeline is expected to be comprised of vaccines for rabies, mumps, varicella, and rubella. The Dalian-based facility has a designed annual manufacturing capacity of 20 million doses of vero cell cultured vaccines and 20 million doses of live attenuated vaccines.
Sinovac Biotech through its wholly-owned subsidiary Sinovac Biotech (Hong Kong) Ltd, shall make an initial cash contribution of 60 million RMB, or approximately $8.8 million. Dalian Jin Gang Group, the other party, shall make an asset contribution, inclusive of its manufacturing facilities, production lines and land use rights, with an appraised value of 140 million RMB, or approximately $22.5 million. Equity interest is divided 30% and 70% between Sinovac and Dalian, respectively. Pursuant to the agreement executed between Sinovac and Dalian Jin Gang Group, Sinovac will increase its equity shares to 55% in exchange for a cash contribution of 50 million RMB, or approximately $7.5 million, on or before December 31, 2010.
Sinovac Biotech Ltd. is a China-based biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the research, development, manufacture and commercialization of vaccines that protect against human infectious diseases. Sinovac's commercialized vaccine products include Healive(R) (hepatitis A), Bilive(R) (combined hepatitis A and B), Anflu(R) (seasonal influenza), Panflu(TM) (pandemic influenza (H5N1)), and PANFLU.1(TM) (pandemic influenza A (H1N1)).
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