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Highlights

SkyePharma PLC (SkyePharma) is a drug delivery company. It develops, manufactures and markets prescription oral and inhalation pharmaceutical products. The company's commercial product portfolio includes, flutiform and Zyflo CR, indicated to treat asthma; Paxil CR, developed against depression; Requip once-a-day and Madopar DR, designed for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease; Triglide, indicated against lipid disorders; Sular, developed for the treatment of hypertension; diclofenac-ratiopharm-uno, designed to treat pain/inflammation; Lodotra/Rayos, indicated for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis; Coruno, designed to treat angina; Xatral OD, developed against BPH (urinary symptoms); Solaraze, indicated for the treatment of actinic keratosis; and EXPAREL, designed for pain management. Its products are developed based on its proprietary technologies, Geomatrix and Geoclock for controlled release pharmaceutical products; and SkyeProtect, SkyeDry and SkyeStable, among others for inhalation formulations. SkyePharma's product pipeline comprises, flutiform, to treat asthma; SKP-1041, for sleep maintenance; and SKP-1052, against diabetes, among others. It manages a research and development facility in Muttenz, Switzerland; and a production center in Lyon, France. The company operates along with its subsidiaries in Switzerland, France, Jersey and the US. SkyePharma is headquartered in London, the UK.

SkyePharma PLC Key Recent Developments

Mar 31, 2014: Skyepharma Announces Its Annual Results For The Year Ended 31 December 2013
Mar 05, 2014: Skyepharma Announces Board Changes
Oct 10, 2013: SkyePharma Announces Interim Management Statement
Oct 10, 2013: Skyepharma Publishes Interim Management Statement
Aug 22, 2013: Skyepharma appoints Andrew Derodra as Chief Financial Officer

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Table Of Contents

Table of Contents



Section 1 - About the Company 6
SkyePharma PLC - Key Facts 6
SkyePharma PLC - Key Employees 7
SkyePharma PLC - Key Employee Biographies 8
SkyePharma PLC - Major Products and Services 9
SkyePharma PLC - Medical Equipment Pipeline Products Data 10
SkyePharma PLC Pipeline Products by Equipment Type 10
SkyePharma PLC Pipeline Products by Development Stage 12
SkyePharma PLC - Pharmaceutical Pipeline Products Data 14
SkyePharma PLC, Pipeline Products by Therapy Area 14
SkyePharma PLC, Pipeline Products by Development Phase 15
SkyePharma PLC - History 18
SkyePharma PLC - Company Statement 20
SkyePharma PLC - Locations And Subsidiaries 21
Head Office 21
Other Locations and Subsidiaries 21
SkyePharma PLC - Key Manufacturing Facilities 22
Section 2 - Company Analysis 23
SkyePharma PLC - Business Description 23
SkyePharma PLC - Corporate Strategy 24
SkyePharma PLC - SWOT Analysis 25
SWOT Analysis - Overview 25
SkyePharma PLC - Strengths 25
Strength - Proprietary Technologies 25
Strength - Geographical Diversity 25
Strength - Partnerships 25
Strength - Product Portfolio 25
SkyePharma PLC - Weaknesses 26
Weakness - Inventory Levels 26
SkyePharma PLC - Opportunities 26
Opportunity - Pipeline Products 26
Opportunity - New Product Launches and Approvals 26
Opportunity - Market Potential: Respiratory Devices 26
SkyePharma PLC - Threats 26
Threat - Competitive Atmosphere 26
Threat - Stringent Government Regulations 27
Threat - Technological Advancements 27
SkyePharma PLC - Key Competitors 28
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 30
Performance Chart 31
Financial Performance 31
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 32
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 33
Section 4 - Company’s Lifesciences Financial Deals and Alliances 34
SkyePharma PLC, Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare, Deals By Year, 2008 to YTD 2014 34
SkyePharma PLC, Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare, Deals By Type, 2008 to YTD 2014 35
SkyePharma PLC, Medical Equipment, Deals By Year, 2008 to YTD 2014 36
SkyePharma PLC, Medical Equipment, Deals By Type, 2008 to YTD 2014 37
SkyePharma PLC, Recent Deals Summary 38
Section 5 - Company’s Recent Developments 39
Mar 31, 2014: Skyepharma Announces Its Annual Results For The Year Ended 31 December 2013 39
Mar 05, 2014: Skyepharma Announces Board Changes 40
Oct 10, 2013: SkyePharma Announces Interim Management Statement 40
Oct 10, 2013: Skyepharma Publishes Interim Management Statement 42
Aug 22, 2013: Skyepharma appoints Andrew Derodra as Chief Financial Officer 44
Section 6 - Appendix 45
Methodology 45
Ratio Definitions 45
About GlobalData 49
Contact Us 49
Disclaimer 49

List of Tables

SkyePharma PLC, Key Facts 6
SkyePharma PLC, Key Employees 7
SkyePharma PLC, Key Employee Biographies 8
SkyePharma PLC, Major Products and Services 9
SkyePharma PLC Number of Pipeline Products by Equipment Type 10
SkyePharma PLC Pipeline Products by Equipment Type 11
SkyePharma PLC Number of Pipeline Products by Development Stage 12
SkyePharma PLC Pipeline Products by Development Stage 13
SkyePharma PLC, Number of Pipeline Products by Therapy Area 14
SkyePharma PLC, Number of Pipeline Products by Development Stage 15
SkyePharma PLC, Pipeline Products By Therapy Area and Development Phase 16
SkyePharma PLC, History 18
SkyePharma PLC, Subsidiaries 21
SkyePharma PLC, Key Manufacturing Facilities 22
SkyePharma PLC, Key Competitors 28
SkyePharma PLC, Ratios based on current share price 29
SkyePharma PLC, Annual Ratios 30
SkyePharma PLC, Interim Ratios 32
SkyePharma PLC, Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare, Deals By Year, 2008 to YTD 2014 34
SkyePharma PLC, Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare, Deals By Type, 2008 to YTD 2014 35
SkyePharma PLC, Medical Equipment, Deals By Year, 2008 to YTD 2014 36
SkyePharma PLC, Medical Equipment, Deals By Type, 2008 to YTD 2014 37
SkyePharma PLC, Recent Deals Summary 38
Currency Codes 45
Capital Market Ratios 45
Equity Ratios 46
Profitability Ratios 46
Cost Ratios 47
Liquidity Ratios 47
Leverage Ratios 48
Efficiency Ratios 48

List of Figures

SkyePharma PLC Pipeline Products by Equipment Type 10
SkyePharma PLC Pipeline Products by Development Stage 12
SkyePharma PLC, Pipeline Products by Therapy Area 14
SkyePharma PLC, Pipeline Products by Development Phase 15
SkyePharma PLC, Performance Chart (2009 - 2013) 31
SkyePharma PLC, Ratio Charts 33
SkyePharma PLC, Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare, Deals By Year, 2008 to YTD 2014 34
SkyePharma PLC, Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare, Deals by Type, 2008 to YTD 2014 35
SkyePharma PLC, Medical Equipment, Deals By Year, 2008 to YTD 2014 36
SkyePharma PLC, Medical Equipment, Deals by Type, 2008 to YTD 2014 37

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