Arix Bioscience (ARIX)

Business description

Arix Bioscience is a life sciences portfolio company specialising in therapeutic and diagnostic companies. The portfolio currently includes five direct investments and 16 indirect investments across the life sciences.

Stock data

Market cap.£189.8m
Last close197.50p
High / Low (52 weeks)210.0p / 177.5p
Stock market listingLN
Forecast net cash (£m)138.7
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
TeamHealthcare
SectorPharmaceutical & healthcare

Price performance

%1m3m12m
Actual(3.8)2.6N/A
Relative *(3.9)0.7N/A

* % Relative to local index

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Y/E Dec Revenue (£m) EBITDA (£m) PBT (£m) EPS (p) P/E (x) P/CF (x)
2015A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2016A 0.0 (2.2) (2.2) (21.52) N/A N/A
2017E 5.3 (5.1) (4.5) (4.68) N/A N/A
2018E 2.1 (6.0) (0.5) (0.49) N/A N/A

Last updated on 11/05/2017

Investment summary

Arix is a new transatlantic life sciences portfolio company drawing from managerial expertise at all levels of the pharma industry to engage in opportunities ranging from seed investing to public equity. It draws on a network of deal sources established through agreements with academia, life science accelerators, other funds, and through partnerships with big pharma. The portfolio currently includes five direct investments (Depixus, Artios, OptiKira, Autolus, and Verona), and Arix is taking an active role in the operations of these companies with board positions in each.

Last updated on 01/06/2017

Industry outlook

Biopharma venture investing has historically outperformed the broader market, and Arix's permanent capital model allows it to capitalize on these opportunities without being bound to specific exit timing.

Last updated on 01/06/2017

Key management

Joe Anderson, CEO
Jonathan Tobin, Investment Manager
Owen Smith, Investment Manager
Mark Chin, Investment Manager
Daniel O'Connell, Investment Manager

Company address

20 Berkeley Square
London
W1J 6EQ
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 7290 1050
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