Balaxi Pharmaceuticals reports a PAT of INR 381 million for FY21; further strengthens the Product Pipeline



HYDERABAD, India, May 24, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Balaxi Pharmaceuticals Limited (Balaxi), a branded IPR-based pharmaceutical company headquartered in Hyderabad, reported its results for the quarter and year ended 31st March 2021.

Financial Highlights – Q4 & FY21:

Particulars (INR mn)

Q4FY21

Q3FY21

FY21

Revenue

530

660

2,313

Gross Profit

151

165

592

EBITDA

100

119

424

EBITDA Margin %

18.9%

18.0%

18.3%

PAT

84

110

381

PAT Margin %

15.8%

16.6%

16.5%

  • The Company recorded a revenue of INR 530 million for Q4F21, the drop in revenue in the fourth  quarter is normal as China is shut down for most of the quarter due to the Chinese New Year holiday.
  • EBITDA of INR 100 million for Q4FY21; EBITDA margin stood at 18.9%.
  • Reported PAT of INR 84 million for Q4FY21. 

Revenue Mix:

Segment

Q4FY21

Q3FY21

FY21

Pharmaceuticals

58%

53%

59%

Ancillary

24%

34%

28%

Branded Consumer Products

18%

13%

13%

Gross Profit Breakup

Segment

Q4FY21

Q3FY21

FY21

Pharmaceuticals

72%

67%

73%

Ancillary

16%

23%

18%

Branded Consumer Products

12%

10%

9%

  • For Q4FY21, Pharmaceutical business segment contributed 58% of the consolidated revenues and 72% of the total gross profit. Share of Pharmaceuticals business in Total revenue increased on account of higher contribution from Guatemala and Dominican Republic. On gross profits front as well the Pharmaceutical segment contribution increased by 500bps Q-o-Q.
  • Ancillary business contributed 24% to the revenue in Q4FY21 and 28% in FY21.
  • Share of YAP branded consumer products revenue increased from 13% in Q3FY21 to 18% in Q4FY21. Biscuits continues to remain a major contributor in this segment, contributing more than 90% of Revenue from this segment.

Update on Pharmaceutical Product Registrations/Import Permits:

Particulars

Angola

Guatemala

Dominican Republic

Honduras

El Salvador

Central African Republic

Nicaragua

Existing Product Registrations

289

83

136

24

20

Product Registrations in Pipeline

115

52

120

120

175

90

Commenting on the performance, Mr. Ashish Maheshwari, Chairman and Managing Director said, “Balaxi set its footprints into the newer geography of Nicaragua, with registration pipeline of 90 products which reflects the company’s ‘Land and Expand’ strategy. As on date Balaxi has 552 pharmaceutical product registrations/import permits, spanning across 5 countries, and has a pipeline of 672 product registrations spanning across 6 countries.

Balaxi saw an increase in the share of pharmaceutical business from Guatemala and Dominican Republic, showcasing that the newer geographies have started contributing in  the company’s overall pharmaceutical segment. The company remains confident about achieving its long-term growth aspiration and looks forward to expanding in additional geographies. Balaxi aims to expand in 20 frontier markets over the next 5 years.”

Pharmaceutical Business Overview: 

Geographical Mix %

Q4FY21

Q3FY21

FY21

Angola

72%

81%

77%

Guatemala

9%

6%

7%

Dominican Republic

19%

14%

16%

  • The Company generated 72% of the pharmaceutical revenue from Angola followed Dominican Republic and Guatemala in Q4FY21.
  • The share of Guatemala and Dominican Republic increased during the quarter, which would help the company in further strengthening its geographical mix.
  • The product split between Branded & Generics is at 25:75 in FY21. Balaxi is focused on growing share of branded generics in its overall pharma sales.

Other Highlights:

  • Balaxi Global DMCC, Dubai (BGD) the wholly Owned Subsidiary of the Company has acquired 100% shares of Balaxi Healthcare Honduras (BHH).
  • Mozambique Subsidiary: Angola model is being replicated in this subsidiary (also an erstwhile Portuguese colony). Would commence the business with consumer products in the coming quarter, whereas pharmaceutical business will commence in the latter part of the year.    
  • The Company as per its strategy continues to remain debt free as on FY21.

About Balaxi Pharmaceuticals Limited:

Balaxi Pharmaceuticals Ltd is a branded IPR-based pharmaceutical player focusing on frontier markets, with a vast and growing portfolio of prescription and OTC drugs, across multiple therapeutic segments. The Company is engaged in supplying branded and generic medicines through its well-built distribution network across Angola, Guatemala and Dominican Republic. These products are procured from WHO GMP certified contract manufacturers based in India, China and Portugal. Balaxi is present in Ancillary business and building a Branded Consumer Products business which complements pharmaceutical business and provides operating leverage on the back of well-established on-ground infrastructure and channel relationships.

Forward-Looking Statement:

Certain statements in this document may be forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties like regulatory changes, local political or economic developments, technological risks, and many other factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially from those contemplated by the relevant forward-looking statements. Balaxi Pharmaceuticals Limited will not be in any way responsible for any action taken based on such statements and undertakes no obligation to publicly update these forward-looking statements to reflect subsequent events or circumstances.

 




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