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14 June 2017

Sale of Agrochemicals Business Investor Presentation

Melbourne, Australia; 14 June 2017: Starpharma Holdings Limited (ASX: SPL, OTCQX: SPHRY), will be holding an investor conference call today at 11am (AEST) to discuss the sale of its Agrochemicals business to Agrium Inc., for $35 million. A presentation featuring further information on the transaction is available.

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14 June 2017

Starpharma sells Agrochemicals business to Agrium for $35M

Melbourne, Australia; 14 June 2017: Starpharma Holdings Ltd (ASX: SPL, OTCQX: SPHRY) today announced that it has completed a transaction to sell its agrochemicals and Priostar® business (Starpharma Agrochemicals) to Agrium, Inc., (Agrium) (NYSE: AGU, TSE: AGU) for A$35 million in cash consideration. The Starpharma Agrochemical business willl be operated by Agrium’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Loveland Products, Inc.

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6 June 2017

DEP® irinotecan outperforms irinotecan in multiple cancer models

Melbourne, Australia; Starpharma (ASX: SPL, OTCQX: SPHRY) today announced that its proprietary DEP® irinotecan has demonstrated significantly better anti‑tumour activity and increased survival compared with irinotecan in a variety of human colon cancer models. 

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2 June 2017

Starpharma receives DEP® milestone from AstraZeneca

Starpharma today announced it has received A$2.6 million from AstraZeneca following the achievement of the final preclinical milestone for its first DEP® candidate, a highly novel oncology molecule from AstraZeneca’s portfolio. 

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In the media

20 June 2017

Starpharma featured on Business IQ, Sky Business News

Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley was interviewed on Sky Business News where she spoke to Business IQ host James Daggar-Nickson about dendrimer technologies and how the company develops products for a wide range of applications using the platform technology. Dr Fairley also discussed Australian innovation and the company's recent sale of its agrochemical business to global agricultural product giant Agrium.

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14 June 2017

Finance News Network: Starpharma sells Agrochemicals business for $35M

Finance News Network noted Starpharma’s transaction to sell Starpharma Agrochemicals to Agrium Inc. for A$35M in cash consideration. The piece added that cash proceeds from the sale will allow Starpharma to focus on its core pharmaceutical development portfolio.

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14 June 2017

Starpharma’s sale of its agrochemical business to Agrium for A$35M noted in The Land

The sale of Starpharma’s agrochemical business was covered in The Land, with the article highlighting the innovation behind the Priostar® technology and how Agrium saw the acquisition as a strategic fit for their product portfolio. 

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20 April 2017

Starpharma featured on Ticky on Sky Business News

Starpharma CEO Dr Jackie Fairley was interviewed on Ticky on Sky Business News where she discussed the company's VivaGel® portfolio, its DEP® drug delivery technology and its relationship with global pharmaceutical giant AstraZeneca.

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Shareholder Updates

19 January 2017

Shareholder Update January 2017

In this issue:

›› Enrolment completed for phase 3 program: VivaGel® BV for prevention of recurrence

›› VivaGel® BV granted QIDP and Fast Track designation by US FDA

›› Favourable revision to FDA guidance for BV Treatment

›› VivaGel® condom approved in Canada; licensed in China and Iran

›› New DEP® partnered programs with AstraZeneca and world leading antibody-drug conjugate companies

›› DEP® docetaxel phase 1 program in final expansion phase; preparations underway for phase 2

›› DEP® cabazitaxel shows no neutropenia

›› DEP® irinotecan internal program shows superior performance

Download: Shareholder Update January 2017  (pdf file, 752kb)

13 April 2016

Shareholder Update April 2016

In this issue:

> Message from the CEO

> Adama licenses Priostar® for 2,4-D

> DEPTM cabazitaxel shows superior performance

> Starpharma's Targeted DEPTM conjugates - compelling results in an area of high interest

> AstraZeneca selects second DEPTM candidate

> Starpharma long standing collaborator ranked 4th in the world

> Starpharma signs licence with Aspen for commercialisation of VivaGel® BV in Australia and New Zealand

> MOU for VivaGel® condom in China

> Half-year financial results

> Bio-Europe® conference

Download: Shareholder Update April 2016 (pdf file, 1MB)


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