Bain uses cookies to improve functionality and performance of this site. More information can be found in our Privacy Policy. By continuing to browse this site, you consent to the use of cookies.

Case Study

Review focuses biotech on portfolio potential

This biotech client was managing a complex product portfolio with significant revenue but only breakeven profitability. Bain performed a comprehensive portfolio review that resulted in clear project-level recommendations to refocus the company's resources on projects with the highest potential.

  • min read

The Full Story

The Situation

  • BiotechCo* is a research-based pharmaceutical company that develops and commercializes drugs in several therapeutic areas
  • BiotechCo has several products on the market and about a dozen in different stages of development
  • The company has significant revenue from royalties and marketed products, with breakeven profitability
  • BiotechCo's drug portfolio is increasingly complex and difficult to manage
  • Public pressure is being applied by investors calling for strategic moves to jolt the stock out of its current range

 

Our Approach

Combine strategic priorities with project and process evaluation:

Our Recommendations

Review the highest-priority opportunities for strategic fit:

The Results

Refocus resources on highest potential projects:

 

* We take our clients' confidentiality seriously. While we've changed their names, the results are real. 

Want to continue the conversation?

We help global leaders with their organization's most critical issues and opportunities. Together, we create enduring change and results.