Princiapl – Novo Ventures

Novo Ventures is seeking a Principal to join the public equity investment team in our San Francisco office.

The Novo Ventures team is responsible for advising Novo Holdings, a leading global life science investor, on investments in emerging life science companies. We oversee more than $2Bn of assets under management across both private and public investments. With activities in San Francisco, Boston, London and Copenhagen, Novo Ventures is ideally positioned to reach the major hubs of life science and respond to investment opportunities when they arise.

The Job

Based in our San Francisco office, the successful candidate will be part of our team responsible for originating, analyzing and managing our public equity investments. Our public investing activities implement a long-only strategy focused on small and mid cap biotech and medtech companies driven by science, data and a long-term view. Efforts in this area are primarily focused on pre-clinical and clinical stage biotechnology companies as well as high growth revenue stage medical technology opportunities. We have a broad mandate to invest in crossover, IPO, follow-on financings, PIPEs and open market transactions. As the public equities team works alongside the private equity team, the role will also provide exposure to the firm’s venture capital and structured finance investment strategies. Specific responsibilities may include, but are not be limited to, the following:

• Lead the assessment of management teams, science, clinical development plans, regulatory outlook, commercial opportunities, intellectual property, competitive landscape and valuation analysis to help determine the overall attractiveness of potential investment (Read more...)