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Lighthouse | 29 September 2022
Trinity Delta view: Avacta’s H122 results confirm operational progress in both the Therapeutics and Diagnostics divisions. AVA6000, the lead Therapeutic asset, remains the largest single element of our valuation model; continuing clinical progress bodes well as it not only represents an important value driver for Avacta, but successful proof-of-concept would validate the wider pre|CISION platform and boost appreciation of its potential utility. Reassuringly, the drug development collaborations (leveraging the pre|CISION and Affimer platforms) are also advancing. In Diagnostics, Avacta has embarked on building a broad yet focused IVD product portfolio. Our Avacta valuation is £557m (equivalent to 219.1p per share), with news flow over the next 18-24 months expected to provide multiple value-inflection points.
29 September 2022
Avacta owns two novel technology platforms: Affimer and pre|CISION. Affimer proteins are antibody mimetics being developed as diagnostic reagents and oncology therapeutics. pre|CISION improves potency and reduces toxicity of cancer drugs by only activating them inside the tumour. Successful clinical trials would be transformative for Avacta.
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