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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.£1.4m
Last close1.80p
High / Low (52 weeks)58.5p / 1.8p
Stock market listingLN
Forecast net debt (m)N/A
Forecast gearing ratio (%)N/A
TeamHealthcare
SectorPharmaceuticals & healthcare

Price performance

%1m3m12m
Actual(37.9)(93.2)(96.9)
Relative *(39.9)(93.4)(96.9)

* % Relative to local index

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Company news

Investment summary

NetScientific has a focused portfolio of potentially disruptive biomedical and healthcare technology investments. The company is focused 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). Importantly, Glycotest announced that Fosun Pharma agreed to a $10m investment in Glycotest in exchange for a 40% interest in the company as well as the China rights for Glycotest's hepatocellular carcinoma panel. PDS also recently agreed to merge with Nasdaq-listed Edge Therapeutics. NetScientific has initiated an exploration of strategic alternatives.

Last updated on 01/02/2019

Y/E Dec Revenue (£m) EBITDA (£m) PBT (£m) EPS (p) P/E (x) P/CF (x)
2016A 0.5 (12.6) (12.3) (20.6) N/A N/A
2017A 0.4 (10.8) (9.5) (13.6) N/A N/A
2018E N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
2019E N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A

Last updated on 18/12/2018

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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 01/02/2019

Key management

Sir Richard Sykes, Chairman
Dr Fran├žois 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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