Fiscal Year 2020 Highlights:
- Generated dramatic growth in total and pro forma revenue
- Released positive clinical data on its patented drug delivery technology and received new certifications at its research facility
- Acquired and expanded consumer wellness subsidiary The Sera Labs, Inc.
- Filed and received approval on an IND application on its drug candidate for the treatment of erectile dysfunction, further validating the Company’s core delivery platform CUREfilm®
OXNARD, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)– CURE Pharmaceutical Holding Corp. (OTC: CURR), a vertically integrated drug delivery and product development company, reported its financial and operating results for the year ended Dec. 31, 2020, and provided recent operational highlights.
The Company’s total revenue of $2.1 million rose 229% compared to fiscal year 2019. On a pro forma basis, which includes full year revenue generated from CURE’s wholly owned subsidiary The Sera Labs, Inc., acquired October 2, 2020, revenue totaled $7.7 million. This compared to $3.0 million in 2019 pro forma revenue.
Gross profit increased to approximately $1.0 million from approximately $0.4 million in 2019.
Operational Highlights for Fiscal Year 2020
- Received positive results from a pharmacokinetic (PK) study examining the bioavailability of CURE’s proprietary CUREfilm® delivery system compared to soft gels;
- Secured NSF International, cGMP certification for its 25,000 square foot manufacturing facility;
- Filed and received FDA approval on its Investigational New Drug (IND) application for CUREfilm® Blue, an oral soluble film of sildenafil citrate (the active ingredient present in Viagra®), designed for the treatment of erectile dysfunction (ED);
- Acquired The Sera Labs, a trusted leader in the health, wellness, and beauty sectors, further positioning CURE as an integrated healthcare company;
- Sera Labs announced Nicole Kidman as the Global Brand Ambassador and Strategic Partner for all its topical product lines including its anti-aging skincare brand Seratopical;
- Together, Sera Labs and CURE launched a new consumer product line, Nutri-Strips™, leveraging CURE’s patented and advanced novel oral film strip technology to deliver nutraceuticals to consumers nationally
“We made great progress in 2020 and are now well positioned to become a fully integrated healthcare company, as propelled by the acquisition of Sera Labs,” said Rob Davidson, CEO of CURE Pharmaceutical. “We have more than doubled our revenue in 2020, mostly through our wellness subsidiary Sera Labs. Meanwhile, we continue to forge ahead in our pharmaceutical research and development initiatives. These initiatives include our recently announced psychedelic and antiviral clinical programs which target high-growth, unmet need categories with leading compounds that leverage our proven drug delivery platform CUREfilm®.”
About CURE Pharmaceutical Holding Corp.
CURE Pharmaceutical® is the pioneering developer of CUREform™, a patented drug delivery platform that offers a number of unique immediate- and controlled-release drug delivery vehicles designed to improve drug efficacy, safety, and patient experience for a wide range of active ingredients.
As a vertically integrated company, CURE’s 25,000 square foot, FDA-registered, NSF® cGMP-certified manufacturing facility enables it to partner with pharmaceutical and wellness companies worldwide for private and white-labeled production. CURE has partnerships in the U.S., China, Mexico, Canada, Israel, and other markets in Europe.
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