Nicox Announces VYZULTA Now Commercialized in 7 Territories and Approved in Further 9 Countries

February 23, 2022 – release at 7:30 am CET
Sophia Antipolis, France

Nicox SA (Euronext Paris: FR0013018124, COX), an international ophthalmology company, today provides an update on the approvals and launches of VYZULTA (latanoprostene bunod ophthalmic solution), 0.024%, exclusively licensed worldwide by Nicox to Bausch + Lomb, a leading global eye health business of Bausch Health Companies Inc.

VYZULTA is the first product based on our nitric oxide-donating research platform which has been commercialized, and we are pleased to see the continued rollout of approvals and launches, maximizing the data that were generated for the U.S. NDA. The recent decision by the United States Patent and Trademark Office concerning the eligibility of latanoprostene bunod patents for patent term extension could ensure recurrent revenue from VYZULTA up to 2030 in the United States. In other countries, the revenue stream may go beyond that date. said Gavin Spencer, Chief Business Officer of Nicox.

As of December 31, 2021, VYZULTA was commercialized in 7 territories: United States (2017), Canada (2019), Argentina (2020), Mexico (2020), Hong Kong (2020), Taiwan (2021) and Ukraine (2021). VYZULTA is also approved in 9 other countries, namely Brazil, Colombia, Jordan, Qatar, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Turkey and United Arab Emirates. VYZULTA is indicated for the reduction of intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension in the United States. Bausch + Lomb will continue seeking approvals in territories where the clinical data package, part of the U.S. New Drug Application, can be used for approval by the regulatory authorities.

Latanoprostene bunod, the active pharmaceutical ingredient in VYZULTA, was invented and patented by Nicox and was licensed to Bausch + Lomb in 2010. Under the terms of the exclusive global license agreement with Bausch + Lomb, Nicox receives increasing tiered royalties of 6% to 12% on net global sales of VYZULTA and is entitled to receive a $20 million milestone payment1 upon VYZULTA net sales reaching $100 million.

Nicox maintains the patents for latanoprostene bunod, and the U. S. Patent and Trademark Office recently determined that three U.S. composition of matter patents covering latanoprostene bunod are eligible for patent term extension, potentially through to 2030.About NicoxNicox S.A. is an international ophthalmology company developing innovative solutions to help maintain vision and improve ocular health. Nicox’s lead program in clinical development is NCX 470, a novel nitric oxide-donating prostaglandin analog, for lowering intraocular pressure in patients with open-angle glaucoma or ocular hypertension. The company is also developing NCX 4251, a proprietary formulation of fluticasone, for dry eye disease. Nicox generates revenue from VYZULTA® in glaucoma, licensed exclusively worldwide to Bausch + Lomb, and ZERVIATE® in allergic conjunctivitis, licensed in multiple geographies, including to Eyevance Pharmaceuticals, LLC, in the U.S. and Ocumension Therapeutics in the Chinese and in the majority of Southeast Asian markets.

Nicox is headquartered in Sophia Antipolis, France, is listed on Euronext Paris (Compartment C: Mid Caps; Ticker symbol: COX) and is part of the CAC Healthcare, CAC Pharma & Bio and Next 150 indexes.

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Bryan, Garnier & Co Dylan van Haaften Paris, France
Edison Investment Research Pooya Hemami London, UK
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Kepler Cheuvreux Damien Choplain Paris, France The views expressed by analysts in their coverage of Nicox are those of the author and do not reflect the views of Nicox. Additionally, the information contained in their reports may not be correct or current. Nicox disavows any obligation to correct or to update the information contained in analyst reports.Contacts

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Risks factors which are likely to have a material effect on Nicox’s business are presented in the 3rd chapter of the ‘Document d’enregistrement universel, rapport financier annuel et rapport de gestion 2020’ filed with the French Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) on March 1, 2021 and in the 2nd chapter of the amendment to the “Document d’Enregistrement Universel, rapport financier annuel et rapport de gestion 2020” filed with the AMF on December 9, 2021 which are available on Nicox’s website ( S.A.
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