Horizon Discovery Group PLC

Horizon Discovery Group PLC

Horizon Discovery Group PLC

Overview
Date Founded

2014

Headquarters

8100 Cambridge Research Park, Waterbeach, Cambridge, CB25 9TL, GBR

Type of Company

Public

Employees (Worldwide)

288

Industries

Pharmaceuticals
Holding Companies
Biotechnology

Company Description

Horizon Discovery Group Plc is a gene editing company, which engages in the design and engineering of genetically-modified cells. The firm operates through the following business segments: Products, Services, and Leveraged Research and Development. The Products segment sells cell lines and other products. The Services segment offers cell line manufacturing services. The Leveraged Research and Development segment business unit is operated on a portfolio basis. It serves pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and diagnostic companies. The company was founded by Christopher John Torrance, Adam John Collier, and Alberto Bardelli in 2005 and is headquartered in Cambridge, the United Kingdom.

Executives & Employees

Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director

Chief Financial Officer

Chief Scientific Officer, Head of Translational Science

Head of Research Operations

Global Head of Innovation

President, Services

Global Head of Strategy

Head of Human Resources

Head of Global Operations

Executive Chairman

Board of Directors

Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director at Axis-Shield Ltd.

Non-Executive Chair at Mercia Asset Management Plc

Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director at Horizon Discovery Group PLC

Senior Vice President & Head of Research & Early Development, Oncology R&D at AstraZeneca Plc

Venture Partner at Draper Esprit Plc

Chief Financial Officer at Horizon Discovery Group PLC

Vice President at ValueAct Capital Management LP

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Asymmetry Capital Management seeks to deliver absolute, risk-adjusted returns across market cycles by investing in a value-oriented, diversified, global portfolio of healthcare companies. The firm's objective is to generate returns on both long and short positions with moderate to low net exposure and low correlations to broad equity and healthcare-related indices. Asymmetry also focuses on maximizing positive and sustainable impacts on ESG (environment, social and governance) and responsible investing.

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Part of African Alliance Ltd., African Alliance Advisory (Pty) Ltd. is a company headquartered in Illovo, South Africa, that provides investment advice. The firm was founded in 1996. Grant Cullens is currently the CEO of the company.

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Asymmetry Capital Management seeks to deliver absolute, risk-adjusted returns across market cycles by investing in a value-oriented, diversified, global portfolio of healthcare companies. The firm's objective is to generate returns on both long and short positions with moderate to low net exposure and low correlations to broad equity and healthcare-related indices. Asymmetry also focuses on maximizing positive and sustainable impacts on ESG (environment, social and governance) and responsible investing.

Recent Transactions
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Horizon Discovery Group PLC purchases GE Healthcare Dharmacon, Inc. from General Electric Company

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Horizon Discovery Group PLC issued Ordinary Shares

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Horizon Discovery Group PLC purchases Haplogen Genomics GmbH

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Advisors & Consultants
Advisor

Former Interim Chief Executive Officer & Chief Financial Officer at Horizon Discovery Group PLC

Clients

AstraZeneca Plc is a holding company, which engages in the research, development and manufacturing of pharmaceutical products. The company produces and commercializes medicines for gastrointestinal, cardiovascular, neuroscience, respiratory and inflammation, oncology, and infectious diseases. Its pipeline consists of azd 4831, azd 8601, medi 6012, tagrisso bloom, durvalumab, selumetinib, lyparza polo, epanova, farxiga and brilinta. The company distributes its products under the following brands: Atacand, Crestor, Onglyza, Nexium, Entocort, Losec, Merrem/Meronem, Carbocaine, Citanest, Diprivan, Marcaine/Sensorcaine. AstraZeneca was founded on June 17, 1992 and is headquartered in Cambridge, the United Kingdom.

Abcam is a producer and distributor of high quality protein research tools. These tools enable life scientists to analyse components of living cells at the molecular level which is essential in understanding health and disease. We are headquartered in Cambridge UK, with US offices located in Cambridge Massachusetts and San Francisco, a Japan office located in Tokyo and an office in Hong Kong serving China and South East Asia. We have R&D and production facilities in Eugene Oregon, Cambridge UK, Bristol UK and Hangzhou China. Our vision is to create the world's leading lifescience reagents company. We recognise the importance of providing clear and timely information to our existing and potential shareholders and hope that you will find this website helpful on informing your investment decisions.

Axol Bioscience Ltd. is a biotech company that develops and produces induced pluripotent stem cell-derived clinically relevant cells for use in biomedical research and discovery. Its products include human neural progenitor cells, young frozen human cerebral cortical neurons, plated human cerebral cortical neurons, Alzheimer's disease human neural progenitor cells, reagents, and lipid-based transfection reagents. The firm's products are used in the testing of new drug compounds, as well as in the development of therapies for various diseases, such as Alzheimer's. The company was founded by Yichen Shi and Jonathan Simon Milne and is headquartered in Cambridge, the United Kingdom.

Key Stats and Financials As of 2017
Market Capitalization
$260M
Total Enterprise Value
$247M
Earnings Per Share
$-0.08
Revenue
$36.5M
Net Profit
$-9.65M
EBITDA
$-4.03M
EBITDAMargin
-11.04%
Total Debt
$0
Total Equity
$171M
Enterprise Value Sales
6.77x
TEVNet Income
-25.63x
Debt TEV
0x
Three Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
45.29%
Five Year Compounded Annual Growth Rate Of Revenue
56.76%
Investors
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Former Deputy Non-Executive Chairman at EKF Diagnostics Holdings Plc

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Founder/Chief Executive Officer at Phoremost Ltd.

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Director, Laboratory of Molecular Genetics at University of Torino - The Institute for Cancer Research and Treatment at School of Medicine

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