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17th May 2021

The next chapter: Changing market dynamics in commercialisation and medical communications

The last twelve months have been a time of extraordinary activity in the commercialisation sector – the COVID-19 pandemic saw medcomms groups play a crucial part in keeping pharma companies connected with patients and healthcare professionals, and dealmaking was frenetic on both sides of the Atlantic, for smaller agencies as well as for emerging ‘CCOs’. […]

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11th January 2021

Technology services KPIs and benchmarks

What to track to enhance results, value and buyer appetite Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are an important and well-trodden method of managing a business; making sure those elements of your business which drive performance are consistently tracked will inevitably result in improved outcomes. With Technology Services businesses, KPIs are also a vital tool for those […]

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10th December 2020

Cell and Gene Therapies: Challenges in Scale-up to Commercial Manufacturing

The cellular therapy and gene therapy fields are undergoing very rapid growth. This includes a large and growing number of products in the development pipeline, and new products with significant sales, including blockbusters, now entering world markets. Billions are being invested in research and commercial development with markets in $10s of billions expected in the […]

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2nd December 2020

Investment in the care services sector

As a sector for external investment, the UK Care Services market hardly has novelty value – the sector has been shaped for decades by successive waves of capital from private and institutional investors. Equally, while success stories proliferate, there have been several high profile failures, of which the Four Seasons saga is only the most […]

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19th August 2020

Rising to the challenge: the response of UK biopharmaceuticals to the COVID-19 pandemic

Hindsight is a gift that every politician desires and with it, perhaps we would have been better prepared for the COVID-19 pandemic, acted more quickly, with greater certainty and ultimately more effectively. Given that this is a new disease, which was first characterised at the end of 2019, the UK biopharma industry (and the global […]

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11th August 2020

Navigating the transaction environment during COVID-19

Whilst the world around us has become unusually uncertain in the last few months, transactions in the European technology sector have continued to be completed and often at strong valuations. Business leaders have one eye on the immediate impact of the pandemic, and one eye tentatively looking to the future. Consequently, transactions remain high on […]

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7th August 2020

A view from America: Living in the age of COVID-19 and where things go from here

To say that America has struggled to cope with the COVID-19 pandemic is something of an understatement. With well over 3 million infections and 130 thousand deaths – and the numbers continuing to rise – we’re unfortunately at the top of the league tables in terms of countries affected by the pandemic. Explanations for the […]

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4th August 2020

Children’s Services Market Review

Children’s Services has been one of the more resilient areas within UK care over the last 2 years, and also one of the most active for M&A. Our recent webinar looked at how businesses in the sector have faced the challenges posed by the COVID-19 outbreak, how conditions might look as the lock-down eases, and […]

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24th July 2020

The outlook for Childen’s Services providers post COVID-19

Children’s Services has been one of the more resilient areas within UK care over the last 2 years, and also one of the most active for M&A. This webinar looks at how businesses in the sector have faced the challenges posed by the COVID-19 outbreak, how conditions might look as the lock-down eases, and the […]

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