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Upcoming NPLG events

 

We have now set the dates for the upcoming meetings and hope that you will be able to participate in the events. Please note that you must have paid your membership fee in order to participate.

  • Networking and Dinner meeting on November 21 from 17-21. Venue is Skodsborg Kurhotel. Invited speaker is Mats Blom, CFO in Zealand Pharma. Mats will present the Zealand Pharma’s recent deal with Royalty Pharma.
  • Networking and Annual General Assembly will take place on meeting on April 25, 2019. From 17-21. Speaker to be announced.
  • Workshop/full day course on Term Sheet “What is wrong with this term sheet?” will be held on February 26, 2019 from 8.30-17.00 (Program starts at 9.00). Maximum 20 attendees. Price for members EUR 950,-

 


NPLG Networking Dinner on May 3, 2018

Our next networking dinner meeting and general assembly will take place on Thursday, May 3, 2018. Venue is Kurhotel Skodsborg A/S, Skodsborg Strandvej 139, 2942 Skodsborg. 

The meeting will begin at 17:00 and we have the pleasure of Mathias Kroll from Bavarian Nordic coming to give a speech on the topic:

The Bavarian Nordic & Janssen Deal 2017: Combining viral vector technologies to get an edge against infectious disease”

Mathias Kroll will outline the key factors that allowed Bavarian Nordic to attract Janssen to select Bavarian Nordic’s MVA technology to combine with Janssen’s adenovector platform in order to create multiple vaccine programs against infectious disease using the adenovector/MVA in a heterologous prime/boost vaccination regimen. Moreover, high-level deal structure and financials will be outlined and implications for BN will be discussed.

 We hope to see as many of you as possible! Please confirm you attendance already now. 


NPLG Networking Dinner on January 25, 2018

Our next NPLG Networking Dinner will take place on Thursday, January 25, 2018. Venue is Kurhotel Skodsborg A/S, Skodsborg Strandvej 139, 2942 Skodsborg. 

As guest speaker, we have invited Henrik Simonsen, CFO of Nuevolution AB. The topic for the meeting will be the “Listing of life science companies on the Swedish First North – why are Danish companies turning to Sweden for IPOs?“. Ton will tell about the background for and their experiences with making an IPO on NASDAQ First North in Sweden, where the company raised SEK 250 million. Besides this main topic, the business model of Nuevolution will be discussed as well and in what way this business model facilitates long term growth in the company where biotech investors and in general capital raising initiatives go hand in hand.

Agenda:

17:00 Aperitif to be served outside the Meeting room

17:20 Welcome and news on NPLG and EPLG activities (Ole Wiborg)

17:30 Henrik Simonsen “Listing of life science companies on the Swedish First North – why are Danish companies turning to Sweden for IPOs?”.

18:30 Dinner served (as always paid by yourself, wine is paid by NPLG)

Please confirm your attendance soonest possible and the latest by January 19, 2018. We are looking forward to seeing you all for good discussions and a pleasant time together.


NPLG dinner and seminar “From Assumptions to Zignature” on October 26, 2017

Our next dinner and seminar will take place on the 26th of October, 2017 at Skodsborg.

We are very pleased to have both Uffe Boesen (Xplico) and Roger Lassing (LEO pharmaceuticals) present to provide us with their ins and outs on valuation “from  Assumptions to Zignature”, thereby touching upon things like valuation model building, making reasonable assumptions but also understand pitfalls wrt. misjudgements and the impact on outcomes, in addition to how to use valuation model outcomes in term sheet drafting, internal management discussion as well as in deal negotiations.

Uffe Boesen is Partner at Xplico, a Denmark based Consultancy company and a market leader in valuation support to over 75 life science companies in US and EU.

Roger Lassing is Senior Business Development Manager at LEO pharmaceuticals where is he is mainly active in working with LEO’s corporate investments and M&A.

We hope to see as many of you as possible for these exciting presentations and we expect lively discussions around these day-to-day topics for BD-ers.

AGENDA

15.45 – Welcome drinks

16.15 – Presentations

18.30 – Dinner (at your own costs, wine covered by NPLG).

Please confirm your attendance as soon as possible and by October 13 at the latest. We are looking forward to seeing you!


NPLG activities 2017/2018

Event agenda:

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October 26, 2017: Valuation workshop and networking dinner.
Kurhotel Skodsborg A/S, Skodsborg Strandvej 139, 2942 Skodsborg
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January 25, 2018: Networking dinner with Alex Haahr Gouliaev,
CEO of Nuevolution AB as speaker.
Kurhotel Skodsborg A/S, Skodsborg Strandvej 139, 2942 Skodsborg
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April 19, 2018: Annual General Assembly with speaker topic
“Nordic Deal of the Year”.
Kurhotel Skodsborg A/S, Skodsborg Strandvej 139, 2942 Skodsborg
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June 3, 2018: Reception at BIO 2018 (Boston,USA)
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September 2018: Education seminar “Term Sheet”.
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NPLG Annual General Assembly on April 27!

We are pleased to invite you to our Annual General Assembly that will take place on April 27, 2017 starting at 5 pm.

The meeting will take place at:

Skodsborg Kurhotel, Skodsborg Strandvej 139, 2942 Skodsborg

We have been so fortunate to get Jette Asboe Lassen from Symphogen to give a presentation on their deal with Baxalta (now Shire) concerning 6 checkpoint cancer therapy targets and what it has meant to Symphogen. This was one of the most significant biotech deals in 2016 with a deal value of $ 1.6 billion including an upfront payment of $ 175 million. We hope to see as many of you as possible for this exciting presentation.

AGENDA

17.00 – Welcome drinks

17.30 – General Assembly

  1. Review of 2016 activities (O.Wiborg) 
  2. Presentation of Annual NPLG accounts (J.Aakersø) 
  3. Election of the NPLG Board. Early 2016 we lost Morten Fäster from the Board as he got a new position in Germany. The current Board members (Jens Aakersøe, Jan Bjerrum Bach, Ole Wiborg and Jürgen Langharig) are all willing to continue but we strongly hope that there are one or two candidates willing to join the Board.
  4. Activities 2017/2018

17.50 – Presentation – Jette Asboe Lassen, Director of Business Development, Symphogen: “The Symphogen-Baxalta deal”

18.30 – Dinner (at your own costs, wine covered by NPLG).

We are looking forward to seeing you!


NPLG Networking Dinner, November 2, 2016!

Our next NPLG Networking Dinner will take place on Wednesday, November 2.

As guest speaker, we have invited Alex Haahr Gouliaev, CEO of Nuevolution AB. The topic for the meeting will be “Listing of life science companies on the Swedish Aktietorget – why are Danish companies turning to Sweden for IPOs?”. Alex will tell about the background for and their experiences with making an IPO on NASDAQ First North in Sweden, where the company raised SEK 250 million.

Agenda:

17:00 Aperitif to be served outside the Meeting room

17:20 Welcome and news on NPLG and EPLG activities (Ole Wiborg)

17:30 Election of a new Board member as replacement for Morten Fæster (who moved to Germany).

Suggestions for a new Board member are most welcome.

17:45 Alex Haahr Guliaev “Listing of life science companies on the Swedish Aktietorget – why are Danish companies turning to Sweden for IPOs?”.

18:45 Dinner served (as always paid by yourself, wine is paid by NPLG)

Please confirm your attendance soonest possible and the latest by October 25. Please feel free to invite new members to our network. We are looking forward to seeing you all for good discussions and a pleasant time together.

 


NPLG Event Agenda 2016/2017

Event agenda 2016/2017

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June 5, 2016 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
BIO 2016 event at the Eno Wine bar at 320 Geary Street, San Francisco, California 94102. Join for an informal drink, relaxed touch-down and pre-BIO chat at the Clock Bar. NPLG offers the first drink and snacks. http://www.enowinerooms.com/hotspots/san-francisco

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September 22-23, 2016
Hotel Radisson Blu Royal, Brussels
8th European Pharma Licensing Symposium (EPLS). The EPLS is renowned for and is specifically designed to optimise Networking opportunities enabling delegates to meet senior executives directly involved in Licensing and BD, from all of Europe.

http://plg-group.com/events/8thepls

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November 2, 2016 from 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Kurhotel Skodsborg A/S, Skodsborg Strandvej 139, 2942 Skodsborg (15-20.min drive from CPH along the northern coastline).
Autumn NPLG Networking Dinner. The topic for the meeting will be “Listing of life science companies on the Swedish Aktietorget – why are Danish companies turning to Sweden for IPOs?” Key note speaker will be The CEO of Nuevolution AB, Alex Haahr Gouliaev. He will tell about the background for and their experiences with making an IPO on NASDAQ First North in Sweden where the company raised SEK 250 million.

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March 9, 2017, from 5:00 pm- 9:00 pm
Kurhotel Skodsborg A/S, Skodsborg Strandvej 139, 2942 Skodsborg
Annual General Assembly and Networking Dinner. The topic for this meeting will be “Key Scandinavian Pharma Deal of the Year”

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Annual General Assembly, on March 16, 2016!

The next Annual General Assembly will take place on March 16, 2016. We hope that you will already now reserve this date in your calendar.

We are looking forward to seeing you in the new year and wish you already now a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Best regards,
NPLG Board


NPLG Networking Dinner, November 9th 2015!

We are pleased to invite you to attend the NPLG Networking Dinner that will take place on Monday, November 9, at Kurhotel Skodsborg A/S, Skodsborg Strandvej 139, 2942 Skodsborg (15-20.min drive from CPH along the northern coastline). At the meeting we have invited as our key note speaker Jürgen Langhärig and he will give a talk on ‘How Bavarian Nordic built a Multi-Million business and
commercial infrastructure through Deal Making’.
Jürgen Langharig, Ph.D., M.B.A. is – besides being the Chairman of NPLG – the former VP Business Development of Bavarian Nordic A/S, a vertically integrated, multinational biotech company developing cancer immunotherapies and vaccines for infectious diseases. .
Jürgen worked for BN until summer 2015 and was instrumental in the Bristol Meyers Squibb Option to PROSTVAC license deal that was transformational for BN and represents a clear validation of BN’s cancer immunotherapy platform. This deal represents one of the largest oncology deals in recent years.
The agenda for the meeting is:

Agenda:
17:00 Aperitif to be served outside the Meeting room
17:30 Welcome and news from NPLG and EPLG activities
17:45 Jürgen Langharig “How Bavarian Nordic built a Multi-Million business and commercial infrastructure through Deal Making’
18:45 Dinner served (as always paid by yourself, wine is paid by NPLG)

We are looking forward to seeing you all for good discussions and a pleasant time together.
Please confirm your attendance to Nicoline at nw@wiborg.com soonest possible and latest by October 25 and do remember to invite new members to our network.

NB: Note that the meeting date was changed from October 29!