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A date in this document from the Court lends insight to what they may be waiting for before saying anything.


The piece from the Invivo blog tells us the Russians are coming. And they are partnered up with the Americans, Australians and Kiwis. Chinese yet to be seen according to this article but be sure they are there in one form or another.


In those VC outfits we get to see all the Likely Lads from PYC, BTC, PRR, ACL and all the others. Partners within their funds include, CSIRO, AgResearch, the Swiss, Rothschilds and PGW which is where the Chinese are. GBS Ventures are ex-Rothschilds and have been involved in some of the most egregious cases of naked shorts and insider trading in the biotech scene yet. For example, PXS.


My guess is, if this is hitting the pseudo mainstream media channels in the US like Invivo, then we haven't got long to wait. PFE have said they will spin out Zoetis late Jan or early Feb. Marries nicely with the date below.




.ExternalClass .ecxhmmessage P{padding:0px;}.ExternalClass body.ecxhmmessage{font-size:10pt;font-family:Tahoma;}<H3 class="ecxpost-title ecxentry-title">Financing Deal of the Year Nominee: Rusnano/Domain and CoDa Therapeutics </H3>It's time for the IN VIVO Blog's Fifth Annual Deal of the Year! competition. This year we're once again presenting awards in three categories to highlight the most interesting and creative deal making solutions of the year. The categories are: M&A Deal of the Year, Alliance Deal of the Year, and Exit/Financing Deal of the Year. We'll supply the nominations (a half dozen in each category throughout December) and you, the voting public, will decide the winners (by voting early and often, commencing once we've announced all the nominees). Strap yourselves in, it's The Race for the RogerÃÆâ€â„¢ÃƒÆ’ƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â‚¬Å¡Ã‚¬Ãƒâ€¦Ã‚¡ÃƒÆ’‚¬Ãƒâ€Â¦ÃƒÆ’‚¾ÃƒÆ’â€Å¡Ãƒƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢.



How about voting for a deal that turns conventional wisdom on its head.


The biopharma industry has looked to emerging markets for near-term revenues and cost efficiencies, but not for scientific or commercial innovation. An umbrella deal between Rusnano, a five-year-old $10 billion Russian sovereign fund, and the US venture capital firm Domain Associates, announced in March, and a subsequent tie up with Domain portfolio company CoDa Therapeutics, goes some way toward erasing those misperceptions. At the same time, the partnersÃÆâ€â„¢ÃƒÆ’ƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¡Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¬ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¾Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢ tie up reflects sovereign fundsÃÆâ€â„¢ÃƒÆ’ƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¡Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¬ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¾Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢ increasingly important role in shaping the life sciences industry.


http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-oyu2oFjQvV4/UNDrMCEVpmI/AAAAAAAAEoQ/N_1zA8mrlAM/s1600/russian-rubles.jpgAnd it does so in such a creative, enticing way that Russia, not typically known as a life sciences innovator, is generating excitement among US VCs and biopharma companies. Rusnano is linked to RussiaÃÆâ€â„¢ÃƒÆ’ƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¡Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¬ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¾Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢s Pharma 2020 program, which is already impacting Big PharmaÃÆâ€â„¢ÃƒÆ’ƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¡Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¬ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¾Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢s development decisions, as indicated by their deal-making activities in the country. At the same time, DomainÃÆâ€â„¢ÃƒÆ’ƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¡Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¬ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¾Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢s commitment to the joint effort has also been intense, but the relationship is worth the effort because itÃÆâ€â„¢ÃƒÆ’ƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¡Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¬ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¾Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢s potentially so lucrative, according to Domain partner Brian Dovey.


The size and structure of the partnersÃÆâ€â„¢ÃƒÆ’ƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¡Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¬ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¾Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢ deals are noteworthy: Rusnano, which has a mandate to broadly invest in nanotechnology around the globe, and Domain, the quintessential US VC, are investing up to $330 million each in DomainÃÆâ€â„¢ÃƒÆ’ƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¡Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¬ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¾Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢s portfolio life sciences companies and up to $190 million to build a manufacturing facility in Russia for the products that would be sold in Eastern Europe out of the Domain companies.


The aim is to ÃÆâ€â„¢ÃƒÆ’ƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¡Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¬ÃƒÆ’â€Â¦ÃƒƒÂ¢Ãƒ¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…âہ“spur modernization of the Russian healthcare marketÃÆâ€â„¢ÃƒÆ’ƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¡Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¬ÃƒÆ’â€Å¡Ãƒƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚ by providing that country, along with Eastern Europe and the former Soviet Commonwealth of Independent States, with next-generation pharmaceuticals, medical devices and diagnostic products, Rusnano executives said at the time of the announcement. Under the agreement, roughly 20 existing and potentially new US-based Domain portfolio companies will benefit from the collaboration, and the partners can also co-invest in third-party technology.


In July, after months of review, the partners announced their first beneficiary: DomainÃÆâ€â„¢ÃƒÆ’ƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¡Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¬ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¾Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢s wound-healing biotech CoDa Therapeutics. The San Diego-based company is licensing rights to its technology in Russia and the CIS to the new Domain/Rusnano-backed Russian pharma company. In exchange, Domain, along with current CoDa investors GBS Ventures and BioPacificVentures, and new investor Rusnano, committed nearly $40 million to CoDa, closing a Series B financing that began in 2011. The VC syndicate and Rusnano are each contributing equal amounts. CoDa, as with all Rusnano life sciences investments, has to establish R&D operations in Russia as well.


Domain isnÃÆâ€â„¢ÃƒÆ’ƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¡Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¬ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¾Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢t the only US investor Rusnano is working with, nor is Rusnano the only tool the Russian government is working with to entice US venture capitalists and biotech entrepreneurs. ItÃÆâ€â„¢ÃƒÆ’ƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¡Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¬ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¾Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢s also established a business school and life sciences incubator, Skolkovo, in a collaboration with Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and has other stimulus programs aimed at building a biotech industry. But by bringing in US innovators and offering them the carrots they need most: attractive financing, potential market opportunities, and acknowledgement of AmericanÃÆâ€â„¢ÃƒÆ’ƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¡Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¬ÃƒÆ’¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢Ã¢â€š¬Ã…¡Ãƒâ€šÃ‚¬ÃƒÆ’…¾Ãƒâہ¡ÃƒÆ’‚¢s entrepreneurial savvy, Russia may be demonstrating a new model for building a much needed ecosystem.


--Wendy Diller


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The Invivo blog piece makes this interview with a GBS Ventures guy all the more interesting. At the end he is talking about realizing value from the industry by middle of 2012. This is the same theme Ausbiotech took with their annual flab fest.


Still hasn't happened so must be happening soon.





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Chiller's post 11/12/12


It is really very hard to see where anyone can derive any sense of optimism for this company. I am glad to be able to still buy their products but how anyone can watch what has unfolded over the past 12 months and still be filled with any positivity about what is happening here, or not happening here. Yes. it is the same old story that the director is doing his utmost for shareholders to keep the company going, I have heard this too many times in the past to give it much credence now. I am sure it is true that he is trying to resurrect the company but I doubt it is for shareholders. There have been too many missed opportunities that would have provided returns to shareholders but rather than taking these opportunities they have been pushed aside for bigger yet illusive prizes.


Where are the Bio A sales to Malaysia, the Middle East, the Ropren sales to Indonesia, internet sales, let alone sales to hospitals in Russia - the list goes on. People who post unbridled optimism here do themselves a disservice, they diminish themselves in the eyes of all others. The company has a track record that no one can argue against, to say otherwise is an untruth. It is easy to post platitudes about directors efforts, tell shareholders to call the company, but to what purpose? Will it help the company to relist earlier so that people who have their life savings on hold can have a say about where to direct their investment, some how I doubt it. What is the point about contacting the company when there is nothing you can do with your shares?


Until the company genuinely communicates with its shareholders through statements released to the ASX, everything posted here on what the company is doing is all lies. It is a truly sad state of affairs that we remain in the twilight zone, and the company has nothing to say. I leave it to you to draw your own conclusions as to why the company has nothing to say, it is obvious to me.


One day something will happen.


Regards Charles

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