London, 10-11 Feb 2020

2 day Masterclass

Biotech Negotiation & Deal Closing


Gain Interactive, hands-on experience in preparing and negotiating deals in biotech.

The 2 Day Masterclass in Biotech Negotiating and Deal Closing is an interactive course focused on building discount cash flow models and using these effectively in deal negotiations with Big Pharma.

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expand your knowledge

Discover how to build a discount cash flow model

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develop new skills

Learn how to use a discount cash flow model in licensing discussions

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gain strategic advantage

Gain confidence in negotiating commercial terms


This course is ideal for the biotech leaders of the future and in particular those individuals involved in, or planning to be involved in, deal negotiations. 
This two-day training course will help you to gain a thorough understanding of building discount cash flow models, applying NPV to determine deal terms, and using these to negotiate and close a deal.


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In just 2 days you will:

  • Learn more about business development and licensing strategies
  • Learn how to build a discounted cash flow (DCF) model
  • Gain confidence in using your DCF model to determine deal terms
  • Master the principles of negotiating a deal with Big Pharma

Meet your instructor

Dr Simon Bennett is an independent consultant and registered Growth Coach with over twenty years of industry experience. He mentors and advises early-stage businesses and management teams, and has senior management experience from start-up through to IPO and trade sale, with responsibilities covering all aspects of business and corporate development. His experience spans bio-pharma, biotech, genomics and specialty pharma, as well as web 2.0.
Simon currently manages a portfolio of around ten companies and is a board director of MitoDys Therapeutics and Xobaderm, until its recent acquisition by FTSE 100 Informa plc, was a non-executive director of colwiz. He is currently advising and providing business development support to several companies, including Bristol-Myers Squibb, Oxford Pharmacience, Beijing Tide Pharma and Xobaderm. He has been involved in over 70 commercial deals globally, with both Big Pharma and biotech companies. Simon is a trainer and runs a series of basic and advanced courses in Bio-Pharma Business Development, Biotech Deal Negotiating and Bio-entrepreneurship in Europe, North America, Russia/CIS, Latin America, Middle East and Asia.

Organisations that will benefit:

  • Biotech Companies
  • Pharmaceutical Companies
  • Consultants & Advisors
  • Banks & Investors
  • Service Providers
  • Law Firms

Who will attend:

  • C-Level Executives: CEO, CFO, COO
  • Vice President
  • Commercial Directors
  • Business Development & Sales
  • Business Unit Heads
  • Marketing
  • Licensing
  • Negotiation
  • Investor Relations
  • Strategic Planning
  • In-House Legal Counsel

Course Agenda

  • The Big Picture
  • Speed Networking
  • Ten-minute presentations – background, current roles, goals for the course
  • Current status of the biopharmaceutical industry
  • Individual Exercise
  • Business development strategy
  • Team Exercise
  • Licensing Strategy
  • Team Exercise
  • Case Study
  • Negotiating Strategy 1
  • Team Exercise & Case Study
  • Negotiating Strategy 2
  • Team Exercise & Case Study
  • After the deal - alliance management strategy
  • Team Exercise: Role-playing Negotiations
  • Negotiations Round One – Opening Gambit by Biotech
  • Negotiations Round Two - Response from Big Pharma
  • Negotiations Round Three - Closing The Deal
  • Wrap Up

For further information please call: +44 (0)207 092 1045

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