NetScientific (NSCI)

Business description

NetScientific is a transatlantic biomedical and healthcare technology group. Its portfolio of five core investments and one material investment is focused on three main sectors: digital heath (Wanda), diagnostics (Vortex, ProAxsis, Glycotest) and therapeutics (PDS Biotech).

Stock data

Market cap.£31m
Last close45.00p
High / Low (52 weeks)83.0p / 45.0p
Stock market listingLN
Forecast net cash (£m)3.9
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
TeamHealthcare
SectorPharmaceutical & healthcare

Price performance

%1m3m12m
Actual(8.2)(19.6)(39.6)
Relative *(8.6)(21.7)(45.8)

* % Relative to local index

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Company news

NetScientific's portfolio company ProAxsis secures grant for ProteaseTag ...

Mon, 24 Jul 2017 08:26:15 GMT

Netscientific raises up to £9.8mln as portfolio companies approach maturity

Thu, 25 May 2017 12:45:13 GMT

NetScientific 'very pleased' to partner up with Merck for head and neck cancer ...

Tue, 11 Jul 2017 11:48:45 GMT

NetScientific's Glycotest to complete recent fundraising later this year

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:32:26 GMT

Netscientific granted exclusive patent in Europe for liver cancer diagnostic

Fri, 07 Jul 2017 06:52:54 GMT

Investment summary

One of NetScientific’s portfolio companies, PDS Biotechnology (17.4% stake, 14.5% fully diluted), announced on 10 July 2017 that it has entered into a collaboration agreement with Merck to investigate the combination of the cancer vaccine PDS0101 with the PD-1 inhibitor Keytruda. PDS will be initiating a Phase IIb clinical study of the combination for the treatment of human papilloma virus-16 mediated forms of recurrent and metastatic head and neck cancer.

Last updated on 13/07/2017

Y/E Dec Revenue (£m) EBITDA (£m) PBT (£m) EPS (p) P/E (x) P/CF (x)
2015A 0.1 (11.5) (11.3) (24.0) N/A N/A
2016A 0.5 (12.6) (12.3) (21.0) N/A N/A
2017E 2.7 (13.9) (14.1) (18.0) N/A N/A
2018E 11.6 (10.1) (11.6) (13.0) N/A N/A

Last updated on 13/07/2017

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Industry outlook

NetScientific remains focused on sourcing, funding and building early- to mid-stage US and UK companies that are developing potentially breakthrough technologies in growing markets with unmet needs.

Last updated on 01/06/2017

Key management

Sir Richard Sykes, Chairman
Dr François Martelet, CEO
Ian Postlethwaite, CFO

Company address

30 St Mary Axe
London
EC3A 8BF
United Kingdom
+44 (0)20 3514 1800
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