Jérôme Pfund

Former Co-Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Sectoral Asset Management, Inc.

Jérôme Pfund

Jérôme Pfund

Former Co-Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Sectoral Asset Management, Inc.

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Banque Pictet & Cie SA
Sectoral Asset Management, Inc.
Sectoral Asset Management, Inc. - Switzerland

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188

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2

Number of Awards

1

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Senior Partner & Head of Investments at Sectoral Asset Management, Inc.

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Former Director at Sectoral Asset Management, Inc.

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Managing Director at State Street Corporation

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Chairman-Australia at Lowenhaupt Global Advisors Holdings LLC

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Director at Sectoral Asset Management, Inc.

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Director at Sectoral Asset Management, Inc.

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Former Member, Board of Directors at Sectoral Asset Management, Inc.

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Senior Finance Executive at Sectoral Asset Management, Inc.

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Founding Partner at UBP-Gestion Institutionnelle SA

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Partner at Sectoral Asset Management Inc (Private Equity)

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Jérôme Pfund
Former Co-Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer at Sectoral Asset Management, Inc.
Education
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Class of 1987

The University of St. Gallen is a research university located in St. Gallen, Switzerland. Established in 1898, it is specialized in the fields of business administration, economics, law, and international affairs The University of St. Gallen is also known as HSG, which is an abbreviation of its former German name Handels-Hochschule St. Gallen.

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Founded in the depth of the Great Depression, UCLA Anderson School of Management now ranks among the top-tier business schools in the world. An award-winning faculty renowned for research and teaching, highly selective admissions, successful alumni and world-class facilities combine to provide an extraordinary learning environment in the heart of Southern California.

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The Mission of the CFA Institute is to lead the investment profession globally by promoting the highest standards of ethics, education, and professional excellence for the ultimate benefit of society.

Career History
Co-Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
2000 - Current

Sectoral Asset Management specializes in managing global portfolios that invest in the healthcare sector. The firm employs a bottom-up investment approach that can be categorized as growth at a reasonable price (GARP). Investments are selected using a focused stock selection process based on primary research of company fundamentals and close contacts with company management to assess their scientific, business and financial aspects. Specific areas of interest include: Health Care Equipment & Supplies, Health Care Providers & Services, Health Care Technology, Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences Tools & Services.

Co-Founder & Chief Executive Officer
2005 - Prior

Sectoral is a fundamentals-based, medium- to long-term, GARP-oriented manager which focuses on companies in the healthcare (Pharmaceuticals, Generics, Biotechs and Medtechs) sector. They aim to achieve superior returns for investors by concentrating on primary research.The firm conducts preliminary research and analysis, including literature and documentation, interaction with companies and with Sectoral's Advisory Network, to identify investment candidates. They then conduct forecasting and scenario analyses, testing a range of assumptions and success factors critical to the company's success. They subsequently generate realistic valuation ranges for potential investments and assess the impact of the investment on the overall risk/return profile of the portfolio. They believe that specific risk is the most important risk component and have developed and refined their investment process to mitigate it.Their analysts attempt to determine the fair value for investment candidates as well as 1-year and 3-year price targets. Depending on the development stage of the company, they utilize models such as discounted cash-flow models, EBITDA models, classical growth models (PE approach), enterprise value/sales and peer group analysis to determine the price targets.Sectoral makes recommendations based on the resulting fair value to the current market value of each investment candidate and constructs portfolios comprised of analysts' investment recommendations. Their CIO determines the weight of each industry based on the attractiveness of expected growth, profitability, historic valuation and relative valuation.

Captain, Special Forces
Prior - 1997
Boards & Committees
Member, Board of Directors
2000 - Current

Sectoral Asset Management specializes in managing global portfolios that invest in the healthcare sector. The firm employs a bottom-up investment approach that can be categorized as growth at a reasonable price (GARP). Investments are selected using a focused stock selection process based on primary research of company fundamentals and close contacts with company management to assess their scientific, business, financial and ESG aspects. Specific areas of interest include: Pharmaceuticals, Biotechs, Life Science Tools and Services, Medtechs and Healthcare Providers and Services, Healthcare Equipment and Supplies, and Healthcare Technology. Covered companies are blue-chips, main index constituents and companies with innovative programs identified through research and industry contacts, including recent IPOs. The investment process encompasses stock selection, portfolio construction and risk management.

Co-Founder, Chairman & Chief Executive Officer
2005 - Prior

Sectoral is a fundamentals-based, medium- to long-term, GARP-oriented manager which focuses on companies in the healthcare (Pharmaceuticals, Generics, Biotechs and Medtechs) sector. They aim to achieve superior returns for investors by concentrating on primary research.The firm conducts preliminary research and analysis, including literature and documentation, interaction with companies and with Sectoral's Advisory Network, to identify investment candidates. They then conduct forecasting and scenario analyses, testing a range of assumptions and success factors critical to the company's success. They subsequently generate realistic valuation ranges for potential investments and assess the impact of the investment on the overall risk/return profile of the portfolio. They believe that specific risk is the most important risk component and have developed and refined their investment process to mitigate it.Their analysts attempt to determine the fair value for investment candidates as well as 1-year and 3-year price targets. Depending on the development stage of the company, they utilize models such as discounted cash-flow models, EBITDA models, classical growth models (PE approach), enterprise value/sales and peer group analysis to determine the price targets.Sectoral makes recommendations based on the resulting fair value to the current market value of each investment candidate and constructs portfolios comprised of analysts' investment recommendations. Their CIO determines the weight of each industry based on the attractiveness of expected growth, profitability, historic valuation and relative valuation.

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Sectoral Asset Management specializes in managing global portfolios that invest in the healthcare sector. The firm employs a bottom-up investment approach that can be categorized as growth at a reasonable price (GARP). Investments are selected using a focused stock selection process based on primary research of company fundamentals and close contacts with company management to assess their scientific, business and financial aspects. Specific areas of interest include: Health Care Equipment & Supplies, Health Care Providers & Services, Health Care Technology, Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals and Life Sciences Tools & Services.

Awards & Honors
1993
CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst)
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