Life Sciences: Investment Strategy

Investment Strategy

CRA helps clients quantify unmet market needs, evaluate the potential and risks of new markets and therapies, understand the competitive landscape, and develop short- and long-term forecasts to assess the attractiveness and the size of investments.

Strategic support

Asset
  • Support commercial due diligence for both sell or buy side
  • For buyers:
    • Understand product and market
    • Identify red flags
    • Identify synergies and upside potential
  • For sellers:
    • Prepare Information Memorandum
    • Set realistic price expectation and prepare forecast
    • Identify and help fill gaps
    • Identify and help prioritize partners
Portfolio
  • Identify therapy areas of potential interest and level of investment required
  • Evaluate groups of assets
    to acquire, divest
Corporate
  • Evaluate decisions affecting the business model:
    • How to integrate an acquisition
    • How much to invest in order to establish a sales structure
    • Determine business direction
  • Evaluate new technologies
    to invest in
  • Analyze the potential divestiture of an area

Sample engagements

Clinical development "go / no go" decision
Immuno-oncology opportunity prioritization
Identifying positioning options and optimizing Phase III program
Investment opportunity assessment for a new product
Corporate growth strategy

Our life sciences practice is made up of 185 consultants that blend decades of global business experience with an extensive understanding of life sciences.

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