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Life Science Investing in Greece Opportunities and Perspectives. Salvatore D’Orsa Investment Director. Athens 17 th June 2004. Merlin Biosciences Limited 33 King Street St. James’ London, SW1Y 6RJ Tel: +44 ( 0 ) 20 7811 4000. Life Sciences in Greece: The Infrastructure.

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life science investing in greece opportunities and perspectives

Life Science Investing in GreeceOpportunities and Perspectives

Salvatore D’Orsa

Investment Director

Athens 17th June 2004

Merlin Biosciences Limited

33 King Street

St. James’

London, SW1Y 6RJ

Tel: +44 (0)20 7811 4000

life sciences in greece the infrastructure
Life Sciences inGreece: The Infrastructure
  • 14 Universities operating in the fields of human and veterinary
  • diagnostics, therapeutic systems, immunology and bioinformatics
  • 4 High quality scientific institutions:
    • The Hellenic Pasteur Institute
    • The Alexander Fleming Foundation for Basic
    • Biological Research
    • The Institute of Molecular Biology and
    • Biotechnology
    • The Ioannina Biomedical Research Institute
  • 3 Science Parks :
    • The Technology Park of Thessaloniki
    • The Science and Technology Park of Crete
    • The Patra Science Park
life sciences in greece the challenges
Life Sciences inGreece: The Challenges
  • Develop intellectual property protection
  • Facilitate technology transfer
  • Attract international private finance in competition with European peers
  • Retain skilled management
  • Raise visibility: put Greece on the EU life sciences map
market update on the eu biotech sector
Market Update on the EU Biotech Sector
  • UK Biotech Index up 25% in the last twelve months
  • IPO window is selectively open in some countries
  • Consolidation ongoing
  • Good biotech companies are raising VC finance
  • Leading venture capital funds are raising finance
  • Funds still cautious in certain countries (i.e. France and Germany)

Source: Bloomberg UK Biotech Index Jan 2003-Jun 2004

life sciences in greece investment opportunities
Life Sciences inGreece: Investment Opportunities
  • Drug discovery and development
  • Speciality pharmaceuticals
  • Generics
  • Medical devices
  • Diagnostics
  • Enabling tools, IT and data services
life sciences in greece attractive for venture investing
Life Sciences in Greece: Attractive for Venture Investing

Greek Development Law supports incentives in: *

  • manufacturing innovative products
  • providing high technology services
  • software development
  • R&D applications

In Biotechnology incentives are targeted to:

  • hiring experienced R&D personnel
  • developing incubators
  • promoting industrial research
  • commercialising applied R&D
  • promoting technology transfer.

Source: ELKE, Hellenic Centre for Investment

the merlin funds
The Merlin Funds

Merlin is a specialist in life science venture capital managing funds in excess of €450m

  • UK focus
  • Concept and early-stage
  • 8-10 companies
  • 5-7 year hold

Merlin committed

Merlin delivered

Fund I

1997 vintage

  • 8 UK companies
  • 22 products in clinical trials
  • 6 are ready for exit

Fund II

2000 vintage

  • European focus
  • Early- to mid-stage
  • 20-25 companies
  • 3-5 year hold
  • 23 European companies
  • 44 products in clinical trials
  • >11 are ready for exit

Fund III

2002 vintage

  • European focus
  • Mid- to late-stage
  • Value investing
  • 8-10 companies
  • 3-5 year hold
  • 6 European companies
    • All good value
    • All with revenue/uplift
the merlin venture team
The Merlin Venture Team

Mr Jeff Iliffe Finance DirectorCo-founder and Finance Director of Enviros Group Limited and the life sciences corporate broking team at WestLB Panmure. He is a Chartered Accountant and has a BSc Honours in Accounting and Financial Analysis from the University of Warwick.

Mr Niilo SantasaloWas a senior investment banker at PCA Corporate Finance and in business development in life science companies. He has an MBA in Strategy and Finance from Helsinki University of Technology, as well as a BSc (Eng) from Helsinki Institute of Technology.

Dr Rony DouekWas a Senior Associate at Apax Partners. He has also worked at Procter & Gamble, for McKinsey and in the Investment Banking team of Goldman Sachs. He has an MBA from the Harvard Business School, a PhD and MEng (Hons) in Chemical Engineering from Imperial College London.

Mr Jason RushtonWas a management consultant with PA Consulting in the Healthcare Group. He also worked in drug discovery with Eli Lilly. He has an MSc in Immunology and a BSc (Hons) in Anatomy from the University of Birmingham.

Professor Sir Christopher Evans OBE, DSc ChairmanFounder of Merlin in 1996 and has over twenty-five years experience in life sciences. He was the founder of Chiroscience, Celsis, Enzymatix, and several other companies.

Mr Mark Clement Chief ExecutiveCo-founder and Finance Director of Celsis International plc and has over twenty years in life sciences. He founded and ran a corporate finance consultancy for several years, and is a Chartered Accountant and Fellow of the Securities Institute. He has a BSc Honours in Economics from the University of Birmingham.

Mr Salvatore D'OrsaWas a healthcare investment banking associate at Goldman Sachs International. He also worked in the corporate headquarters of SmithKline Beecham. He has an MBA from the Harvard Business School and a BS with honours in Business Administration from Bocconi University, Milan.

Mark DochertyWorked previously at Arthur Andersen and is a Chartered Accountant. He has a BEng (Hons) in Mechanical Engineering from Sheffield University.

merlin portfolio company examples
Merlin Portfolio Company Examples

Regenerative medicine

Drug development

Performance EnhancedMedicines

Cardiac monitoring

Reproductive healthcare

Vaccines

Vascular therapy

Chemical genomics

Cancer and chronic infectious disease

Bio-therapeutics

Biomedical technology

DNA biopharmaceuticals

Drug discovery in pain and obesity

Cancer vaccines

Anti-infectives

Cancer therapy

Drug delivery

Drug design

Cancer therapeutics

Pain management

Chemical proteomics

Antibody therapies

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Life Science Investing in GreeceOpportunities and Perspectives

Salvatore D’Orsa

Investment Director

Athens 17th June 2004

Merlin Biosciences Limited

33 King Street

St. James’

London, SW1Y 6RJ

Tel: +44 (0)20 7811 4000