Must-Know Finance Concepts for Life Sciences Valuations

The "Must-Know Finance Concepts for Life Sciences Valuations, Part I" whitepaper is based on the webinar with the same title. If you would prefer to watch the video and listen along, 
click here . This whitepaper presents an introduction to the key concepts and most common methodologies applied when evaluating life sciences assets. 

If you are an entrepreneur who is or will be, raising financing, licensing an asset, or selling your company, a private investor who wants to estimate and negotiate start-up share value, or any other professional who is active in the investing sector, you'll benefit from this overview of the key concepts used in life sciences valuation discussions.

Topics covered include:

  • The various valuation methodologies used to assign a value to life science businesses and assets

  • The methodologies used in particular by pharma partners and venture capitalists

  • An explanation of three fundamental concepts in valuation: risk-adjusted value, cost of capital and present value

  • If you find this whitepaper helpful, we encourage you to download the follow-up to this whitepaper series. Click here to download, "Must-Know Finance Concepts for Life Sciences Valuations, Part II."



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    Jeff Karan

    Co-Founder and Managing Partner of WaveEdge Capital

    Jeff brings over 30 years of investment
    banking and corporate advisory
    experience to WaveEdge Capital.  In
    addition to his extensive knowledge
    of capital raising and merger &
    acquisitions, Jeff has advised clients on corporate strategy, business valuation,
    and a wide range of strategic partnership structures. Learn More

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    John Selig

    Co-Founder and Managing Partner of WaveEdge Capital

    John advises life sciences companieson M&A, licensing and financial strategy. Heteaches the valuation and finance module at BIO’s Executive Management course for BD professionals and at Stanford Medical School’s Entrepreneurship program. Learn More

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