Life Sciences Expertise

Cedrus’ life sciences team has decades of experience not only in investing in life sciences companies but also advising public and private life sciences companies from around the globe by providing them with a customized and complete suite of strategic advisory and investment banking services, including capital raising and forging various forms of cross-border collaboration such as establishing a strategic partnership or joint venture for marketing and distribution of products as well as licensing of technologies.

Our team has diverse backgrounds and held executive roles at leading pharmaceutical companies, investment banks, hospitals, contract research organizations (CROs), laboratories, and research centers with a proven track record of success. Cedrus’ Life Sciences team and Advisory Board are comprised of world-renowned experts and medical doctors from top-notch cancer centers, hospitals, companies and universities. Due to our expertise and experience in the industry, we have established an extensive and unparalleled network in the life sciences industry globally, including Australia, Europe, North America and Asia encompassing the Greater China region.

Cedrus - A Trusted Partner

For over a decade, Cedrus has been helping global companies navigate the enormously complex, fiercely competitive and rapidly-changing landscape in the life sciences industry and won the trust of all parties we have encountered with. Our team, including in-house technical experts and medical specialists are highly experienced in preparing companies to access global markets, including formulating an optimal entry strategy, introducing tier-one institutional investors, capital raising, gaining access to prospective corporate partners, advising on strategic timing for various endeavors, and structuring cross-border transactions on behalf of our clients.

As a trusted partner on the ground and with multiple offices in the Greater China region, we have created unique relationships with key stakeholders in the life sciences ecosystem in China which include regulatory bodies, innovative technology hubs, state-owned enterprises, leading distributors, tier-one investors, top-tier domestic pharma companies, leading universities, key hospitals and industrial/R&D parks servicing and guiding innovative companies.

One of the most important features that Cedrus offers uniquely is that our in-house experts, analysts and physicians combined with our life sciences advisory board can help potential investors and partners in China expedite their understanding of the cutting-edge technologies concerned. As Cedrus is a trusted partner to leading Chinese life sciences investors and biopharma companies, we can work closely together to bring innovative technologies to the domestic life sciences industry in the most efficient and effective way, creating a win-win situation for all parties.

Cedrus' Capabilities

Recognizing that each company’s situations and needs are distinctive, Cedrus helps companies develop a tailored and effective strategy and provide turnkey solutions geared towards achieving their overall strategic and commercial objectives in the Greater China region.

Our capabilities include:

  • Identify potential Chinese business partners and/or investors for forging cross-border partnerships;
  • Monetize and maximize the value of technology assets amid capital raising or other activities; and
  • Build business in the China market.

Cedrus’ capabilities and expertise in designing customized cross-border collaboration structures are highly beneficial to companies seeking to enter into or enhance their presence in the Greater China region. Cedrus and its team of lawyers, accountants, analysts, scientific experts and corporate finance specialists on the ground in China fully understand the potential and sensitive issues, apparent and hidden, involved in cross-border life sciences transactions.