Arix Bioscience (ARIX)

Business description

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

Stock data

Market cap.£181.1m
Last close188.50p
High / Low (52 weeks)210.0p / 171.5p
Stock market listingLN
Forecast net cash (£m)138.7
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
TeamHealthcare
SectorPharmaceutical & healthcare

Price performance

%1m3m12m
Actual3.0(5.8)N/A
Relative *1.9(7.3)N/A

* % Relative to local index

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Company news

Arix Bioscience targets £100m fundraising with London IPO

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 00:02:30 GMT

New float Arix Bioscience gets off to a premium start on first day of trading ...

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 08:49:58 GMT

Arix Bioscience hoping to generate venture capital-style returns from the life ...

Thu, 18 May 2017 13:03:42 GMT

Arix Bioscience leads $30 million financing for Atox Bio

Mon, 04 Dec 2017 07:07:30 GMT

Biotech giant backed by Neil Woodford confirms £100m London float

Thu, 02 Feb 2017 12:50:46 GMT

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 08/12/2017

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 a number of direct investments (Depixus, Artios, OptiKira, Autolus, Verona, Iterum, Harpoon, Mitoconix, LogicBio PreciThera, Amplyx and Atox), and Arix is taking an active role in the operations of these companies with board positions in each.

Last updated on 13/12/2017

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 13/12/2017

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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