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.£33.8m
Last close49.00p
High / Low (52 weeks)83.0p / 49.0p
Stock market listingLN
Forecast net debt (£m)4.4
Forecast gearing ratio (%)396
TeamHealthcare
SectorPharmaceutical & healthcare

Price performance

%1m3m12m
Actual(3)(12.9)(33.8)
Relative *(1.4)(14.8)(47.2)

* % Relative to local index

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Company news

NetScientific's Glycotest to complete recent fundraising later this year

Mon, 26 Jun 2017 07:30:00 GMT

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

Thu, 25 May 2017 12:45:13 GMT

NetScientific's portfolio company nets “strong return” from sale of OncoVerse ...

Mon, 24 Apr 2017 07:15:10 GMT

NetScientific revitalised by focus on core portfolio

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 06:58:50 GMT

NetScientific plc chief hails progress at Vortex Biosciences

Mon, 07 Nov 2016 14:17:39 GMT

Investment summary

NetScientific has a focused portfolio of potentially disruptive biomedical and healthcare technology investments. The last couple of years saw significant strategic changes, including senior management restructuring, bringing a new highly experienced CEO on board, rationalisation of the portfolio and new funding. The current focus is on digital health, diagnostics and therapeutics with the portfolio consisting of four core investments in which it has controlling stakes (Vortex, Wanda, ProAxsis and Glycotest) and one material investment (PDS). The aim is to bring these to commercialisation over the next two years, with the ultimate goal of an exit, realising value for investors.

Last updated on 01/06/2017

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) (14.3) (22.0) N/A N/A
2018E 11.6 (10.1) (12.4) (19.0) N/A N/A

Last updated on 12/05/2017

Latest video

Executive Interview - NetScientific

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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