Exhibit 99.1
 
TG Therapeutics, Inc. Provides Business Update and Reports Second Quarter 2017 Financial Results
 
Investor Conference Call to be Held Today, Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at 8:30am ET
 
New York, NY, (August 9, 2017) – TG Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ:TGTX) today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2017 and recent company developments.
 
Michael S. Weiss, the Company's Executive Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, stated, "The second quarter was a busy and exciting time for the Company, with the full presentation of the GENUINE data at ASCO coupled with additional important data presentations for TGR-1202 in various combinations. In addition, we were pleased to announce a successful outcome to the interim analysis in the UNITY-CLL program, allowing us to drop the two single agent arms and confirming that there were no safety issues requiring a modification of the trial. The UNITY-CLL study continues to enroll very robustly and we look forward to completing enrollment into the study by the end of the year.” Mr. Weiss continued, "For the remainder of the year we look forward to our discussions with the FDA around the positive GENUINE Phase 3 results and the imminent commencement of the Phase 3 program of TG-1101 in RMS, for which we recently announced an SPA agreement with the FDA.”
 
Recent Developments and Highlights
 
Presented positive data from the Phase 3 GENUINE Trial of TG-1101 in combination with Ibrutinib in patients with high risk Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL)
Presented follow-up data for combination of TGR-1202(umbralisib) plus Ibrutinib in patients with relapsed or refractory CLL and Mantle Cell Lymphoma (MCL)
Presented follow-up data for the triple combination of TG-1101, TGR-1202, and Bendamustine in patients with DLBCL and FL
Presented follow-up data from the chemo-free triple combination of TG-1101, TGR-1202, and Ibrutinib
Announced the successful outcome from the pre-planned interim analysis by an independent DSMB in the UNITY-CLL Phase 3 Trial which allowed for closing of enrollment to the single agent arms in this study
Presented preliminary data from the ongoing Phase 2 study of TG-1101 in patients with Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
Announced a Special Protocol Assessment (SPA) agreement with the FDA for a Phase 3 program for TG-1101 in relapsing forms of MS
 
Key Remaining 2017 Milestones
 
Complete the first interim analysis in the UNITY-NHL trial for the DLBCL cohort
Initiate a global Phase 3 program in MS, to be conducted under SPA agreement with the FDA
Present updated clinical data from the Phase 2 MS trial
Meet with the FDA to review the GENUINE Phase 3 data and discuss suitability for filing for accelerated approval
Complete enrollment into UNITY-CLL
Present new and updated data from ongoing trials at various scientific meetings throughout the year, including the American Society of Hematology (ASH) annual meeting in December
 
 
 
 

Financial Results for the Second Quarter 2017
 
Cash Position: Cash, cash equivalents, investment securities, and interest receivable were $86.5 million as of June 30, 2017. Pro-forma cash, cash equivalents, investment securities, and interest receivable as of June 30, 2017 are approximately $97.4 million, after giving effect to $10.9 million of net proceeds from the utilization of the Company’s at-the-market (“ATM”) sales facility during the third quarter of 2017.
 
R&D Expenses: Research and development (R&D) expenses were $26.7 million and $49.4 million for the three and six months ended June 30, 2017, respectively, compared to $13.5 million and $25.2 million for the three and six months ended June 30, 2016. Included in research and development expense for the three and six months ended June 30, 2017 was $8.1 million and $13.3 million, respectively, of manufacturing and CMC expenses for Phase 3 clinical trials and potential commercialization, and $2.4 million and $3.4 million, respectively, in expenses related to commencement of the Phase 3 program for TG-1101 in MS. The increase in R&D expenses for both the three and six months ended June 30, 2017, is primarily due to the ongoing clinical development programs, including the start-up costs in preparation for the TG-1101 MS Phase 3 program, as well as manufacturing costs for both TG-1101 and TGR-1202.
 
G&A Expenses: General and administrative (G&A) expenses were $1.8 million and $6.8 million for the three and six months ended June 30, 2017, respectively, as compared to $2.5 million and $4.9 million for the three and six months ended June 30, 2016. The increase in G&A expenses for the six months ended June 30, 2017 relates primarily to non-cash compensation expenses related to equity incentive grants recognized during 2017. We expect G&A expenses to remain relatively constant through the remainder of 2017.
 
Net Loss: Net loss was $28.4 million and $56.1 million for the three and six months ended June 30, 2017, respectively, compared to a net loss of $15.9 million and $29.7 million for the three and six months ended June 30, 2016, respectively.
 
Financial Guidance: The Company believes its cash, cash equivalents, investment securities, and interest receivable inclusive of the proceeds raised subsequent to the quarter-end will be sufficient to fund the Company’s planned operations through 2018.
 
Conference Call Information
 
The Company will host an investor conference call today, August 9, 2017, at 8:30am ET, to discuss the Company’s second quarter 2017 financial results and provide a business outlook for the remainder of 2017.
 
In order to participate in the conference call, please call 1-877-407-8029 (U.S.), 1-201-689-8029 (outside the U.S.), Conference Title: TG Therapeutics Second Quarter 2017 Earnings Call. A live webcast of this presentation will be available on the Events page, located within the Investors & Media section, of the Company's website at www.tgtherapeutics.com. An audio recording of the conference call will also be available for replay at www.tgtherapeutics.com, for a period of 30 days after the call.
 
ABOUT TG THERAPEUTICS, INC.
 
TG Therapeutics is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the acquisition, development and commercialization of novel treatments for B-cell malignancies and autoimmune diseases. Currently, the company is developing two therapies targeting hematological malignancies and autoimmune diseases. TG-1101 (ublituximab) is a novel, glycoengineered monoclonal antibody that targets a specific and unique epitope on the CD20 antigen found on mature B-lymphocytes. TG Therapeutics is also developing TGR-1202 (umbralisib), an orally available PI3K delta inhibitor. The delta isoform of PI3K is strongly expressed in cells of hematopoietic origin and is believed to be important in the proliferation and survival of B‐lymphocytes. Both TG-1101 and TGR-1202 are in clinical development for patients with hematologic malignancies, with TG-1101 also in clinical development for autoimmune disorders. The Company also has pre-clinical programs to develop IRAK4 inhibitors, BET inhibitors, and anti-PD-L1 and anti-GITR antibodies. TG Therapeutics is headquartered in New York City.
 
 
 
 
 
Cautionary Statement
 
Some of the statements included in this press release may be forward-looking statements that involve a number of risks and uncertainties. For those statements, we claim the protection of the safe harbor for forward-looking statements contained in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. In addition to the risk factors identified from time to time in our reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, factors that could cause our actual results to differ materially are the following: our ability to successfully and cost effectively complete clinical trials; our ability to manage cash in line with our expectations; the risk that early clinical trial results from interim analysis or from the review of a DSMB or similar safety monitoring committee will not ultimately be reflective of the results of the entire study when completed;the risk that results from earlier clinical trials , including those that may have supported the acceptance of our data for presentation or publication or may have influenced our decision to proceed with additional clinical trials, will not be reproduced in future studies; the risk that the combination of TG-1101 and TGR-1202, referred to as TG-1303 or “U2” and being studied in the UNITY clinical trials and other studies, will not prove to be a safe and efficacious for any indication or prove to be an safe and effective for use as part of triple and quad treatment regimens; the risk that any interim analyses from ongoing clinical trials will not produce the desired or predicted result; the risk the results of the GENUINE trial will not be adequate to support the filing of a BLA of TG-1101 in combination with ibrutinib; the risk that the early Phase 2 data of TG-1101 in MS will not be reproduced in the Phase 3 MS trial. Any forward-looking statements set forth in this press release speak only as of the date of this press release. We do not undertake to update any of these forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances that occur after the date hereof. This press release and prior releases are available at www.tgtherapeutics.com. The information found on our website is not incorporated by reference into this press release and is included for reference purposes only.
 
TGTX - G
 
CONTACT:
 
Jenna Bosco
Vice President, Investor Relations
TG Therapeutics, Inc.
Telephone: 212.554.4351
Email: ir@tgtxinc.com
 
 
 
 
TG Therapeutics, Inc.
              Selected Consolidated Financial Data
 
Statements of Operations Information (Unaudited):
 
 
Three months ended June 30,
 
 
Six months ended June 30,
 
 
 
2017
 
 
2016
 
 
2017
 
 
2016
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
License revenue
 $38,095 
 $38,095 
 $76,190 
 $76,190 
 
    
    
    
    
Costs and expenses:
    
    
    
    
Research and development:
    
    
    
    
    Noncash compensation
  1,266,322 
  567,157 
  3,572,421 
  954,082 
    Other research and development
  25,439,477 
  12,966,574 
  45,815,271 
  24,196,989 
Total research and development
  26,705,799 
  13,533,731 
  49,387,692 
  25,151,071 
 
    
    
    
    
General and administrative:
    
    
    
    
Noncash compensation
  223,406 
  1,081,240 
  3,912,762 
  2,393,280 
Other general and administrative
  1,534,261 
  1,446,567 
  2,867,529 
  2,547,438 
Total general and administrative
  1,757,667 
  2,527,807 
  6,780,291 
  4,940,718 
 
    
    
    
    
Total costs and expenses
  28,463,466 
  16,061,538 
  56,167,983 
  30,091,789 
 
    
    
    
    
Operating loss
  (28,425,371)
  (16,023,443)
  (56,091,793)
  (30,015,599)
 
    
    
    
    
Other (income) expense:
    
    
    
    
    Interest income
  (50,197)
  (92,629)
  (94,893)
  (177,491)
 Other (income) expense
  (22,090)
  (31,752)
  83,693 
  (90,384)
Total other (income) expense
  (72,287)
  (124,381)
  (11,200)
  (267,875)
 
    
    
    
    
Net loss
 $(28,353,084)
 $(15,899,062)
 $(56,080,593)
 $(29,747,724)
 
    
    
    
    
Basic and diluted net loss per common share
 $(0.45)
 $(0.33)
 $(0.96)
 $(0.61)
 
    
    
    
    
Weighted average shares used in computing basic and diluted net loss per common share
  63,288,269 
  48,769,948 
  58,251,045 
  48,838,731 
 
Condensed Balance Sheet Information:
 
 
 
June 30 2017
(unaudited)
 
 
December 31, 2016*
 
Cash, cash equivalents, investment securities and interest receivable
 $86.454.583
 $44,968,992 
Total assets
 101,197,751
  54,781,547 
Accumulated deficit
  (292,467,413)
  (236,386,820)
Total equity
77,975,018 
  35,867,802 
 
 * Condensed from audited financial statements.
 
 
 

The following information was filed by Tg Therapeutics, Inc. (TGTX) on Wednesday, August 9, 2017 as an 8K 2.02 statement, which is an earnings press release pertaining to results of operations and financial condition. It may be helpful to assess the quality of management by comparing the information in the press release to the information in the accompanying 10-Q Quarterly Report statement of earnings and operation as management may choose to highlight particular information in the press release.

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