Accelerated Growth and Liquidity for Life Science Companies

NorthStar Capital Advisors ('NorthStar') are life science sector specialists.  NorthStar serve family investment offices, multi-national companies and R&D stage companies in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Gulf region. Typical clients and engagements include:


Family investment offices:  NorthStar advise family investment offices in the United States, Europe, Asia and the Gulf region (primarily the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Qatar and Kuwait) seeking well-conceived investment opportunities in the life science sector.  A sub-set of these family investment offices also own and operate life science companies and hospitals seeking product distribution and joint-venture opportunities.  NorthStar also serve as advisors to Cavendish Global ('Cavendish'); Cavendish is a discrete, peer-to-peer community of over 150 leading family offices and foundations from around the world that share a passion for sustainable philanthropy, grant-giving and impact investing within health and the life sciences

Multi-national companies:  Multi-national corporate clients utilize NorthStar to assist in the identification and acquisition of compelling development-stage products or early-stage companies.  Multi-national clients also utilize NorthStar to help them divest non-strategic, profitable revenue producing products or business units

Early-stage companies:  Early-stage companies utilize NorthStar's network of relationships with family investment offices to access capital.  US and European early-stage corporate clients utilize NorthStar to help them accelerate growth in revenues by establishing distribution and joint-venture agreements in Asia, India and the Gulf region; NorthStar's network of family investment office relationships are also utilized to complete these commercial partnerships

Universities and research organizations:  NorthStar assists Universities and research organizations with the origination and completion of technology out-licensing initiatives

Capabilities:  NorthStar specialize in the accelerated origination, structuring and completion of transactions including:
  • Strategic planning, financial modeling and due diligence
  • Capital (utilizing NorthStar's network of family investment office relationships)
  • Product-licensing (in-licensing and out-licensing)
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Distribution agreements and joint-ventures
Owner and Board Level Access:  The Principals of NorthStar typically advise family investment offices and corporate clients at the owner, board of director, and CEO levels

Cross-Boarder Expertise:  The Principals of NorthStar have completed transactions on behalf of family investment offices and corporate clients in the United States, Europe, India and the Gulf region

Track-record:  Between January, 2009 and December 2013 the Principals and Advisory Board of NorthStar Capital Advisors have succeeded in completing transactions in excess of $670 million