Author: Shuchi Nahar

Shuchi is NISM Certified Equity Research Analyst, CFA - Level 1, a student of Law and Finance, and an aspiring CS.

Biocon Ltd – Blockbuster for Biologics, Biosimilars & Branded Formulations

Reading Time: 8 minutes Written By: Shuchi Nahar | Shuchi’s Blog | Linkedin Profile Biocon Ltd – Company Overview Biocon is an Indian biopharmaceutical company based in Bangalore, India established as a joint venture between Ms. Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw and Biocon Biochemicals Limited, an Ireland-based multinational. The Company manufactures generic active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) that are sold in over 120 countries across the globe, including […]

Indoco Remedies – Multibagger in Pharma Formulations Growth Story?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Written By: Shuchi Nahar | Shuchi’s Blog | Linkedin Profile Indoco Remedies – Company Overview The company was established in 1947. Indoco is a small-sized pharma company engaged in the manufacture, marketing, and distribution of pharmaceutical products and services in the domestic & international markets. Through its nine marketing divisions viz. Indoco, Spade, Warren NexGen, Warren ACE, Warren Excel and […]

The Massive Future of Pharma Contract Manufacturing Beyond 2020

Reading Time: 7 minutes Written By: Shuchi Nahar | Shuchi’s Blog | Linkedin Profile Contract Manufacturing (CDMO) Industry Insight The global pharmaceutical contract manufacturing & contract research market size was valued at over USD 123.1 billion in 2016. Cost-saving and time-saving benefits associated with the implementation of outsourcing is responsible for driving industrial growth. Companies are investing in infrastructure, personnel, and technology in order […]

Is Sequent Scientific The Next Important Giant in Animal Healthcare Business?

Reading Time: 7 minutes Written By: Shuchi Nahar | Shuchi’s Blog | Linkedin Profile Sequent Scientific Limited – Company Overview 1) Sequent Scientific Company Profile Incorporated in 1985, Sequent Scientific Ltd (SSL) undertakes its animal health business under the aegis of Alvira Animal Health Limited, which is engaged in manufacturing veterinary APIs and formulations. Earlier Sequent Scientific was engaged in the manufacturing human APIs, […]

Syngene International – An Incredibly Important Next CDMO Giant

Reading Time: 6 minutes Written By: Shuchi Nahar | Shuchi’s Blog | Linkedin Profile 1. Syngene International – Company Overview   Incorporated in 1994 as a subsidiary of Biocon, Syngene International (SIL) is a leading contract research organization (CRO), which supports R&D programs of global innovative companies.   SIL offers outsourced services to support discovery and development for organizations across […]

Hikal Limited Business Analysis – Unique CDMO Opportunities for Animal Healthcare & Crop Protection

Reading Time: 5 minutes Written By: Shuchi Nahar | Shuchi’s Blog | Linkedin Profile Let’s dive deeper into Hikal Limited business analysis. 1. Company Overview Established in 1988, Hikal is predominantly a B2B player that provides intermediates and active ingredients to global pharmaceutical, animal health, crop protection and specialty chemical companies. Hikal today is one of the leading global suppliers to […]

Strides Pharma Company Snapshot

Reading Time: 5 minutes Written By: Shuchi Nahar | Shuchi’s Blog | Linkedin Profile Company Overview 1) Company Profile Let’s delve deeper to know the Strides Pharma Company Snapshot. Strides is global pharmaceutical Company headquartered in Bangalore. The Company has two business verticals, Regulated Markets and Emerging Markets. The Company has a global manufacturing footprint with 7 manufacturing facilities spread across three continents including […]

The Next Gem of Healthcare Sector

Reading Time: 5 minutes Written By: Shuchi Nahar | Shuchi’s Blog | Linkedin Profile What are Nutraceuticals? The term ‘nutraceuticals’ was firstly used in the late 1980s to describe food products that have a medicinal benefit. This fast-growing sector includes functional foods (such as vitamin-enriched products), nutritional supplements, sport drinks, and medically formulated foods.  Nutraceuticals and its Division Figure 1: […]

Laurus Labs Company Analysis

Reading Time: 4 minutes Written By: Shuchi.P.Nahar | Shuchi’s Blog  1. Company Profile & Background Laurus Labs is a leading R&D driven pharmaceuticals company established in 2005 with its headquarters in Hyderabad. It is among the leaders in the manufacturing of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs) for Antiretroviral (ARV) and Hepatitis C (Hep-C) formulations. Other major API segments include therapeutic areas such […]

Neuland Labs Company Snapshot

Reading Time: 4 minutes Written By: Shuchi.P.Nahar | Twitter Handle: @shuchi_nahar Neuland is a leading manufacturer of active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) and an end-to-end solution provider for the pharmaceutical industry’s chemistry needs. The Company operates in the market using two main business models – Generic Drug Substances (GDS) where they cater to the needs of the Generic players and Custom […]

Evolution in Biosimilars, Opportunities and Market size Growth Ahead

Reading Time: 3 minutes Figure 4: Evolution of Biosimilars and rising approvals Source: Bill of Health – Harvard Law Biosimilars have a bright future if additional work is done to be attractive to prescribers and payers. Trends show that providers are already aware of biosimilars and are interested in learning more about them.Similarly, payers are showing a desire to […]

Animal Healthcare Industry – Factors to Consider

Reading Time: 6 minutes In continuation with the previous blog here’s  the second part signifying the factors that are to be taken into consideration for understanding the growth of the Animal Healthcare Sector.  Link to previous related article: https://myweekendspot.blogspot.com/2020/08/animal-health-care-industry-future-ahead.html   The changing economic and climatic scenarios is globally fostering many hazards to livestock, poultry, aqua & companion animals which […]

Biologics – Untapped Opportunities

Reading Time: 4 minutes India Emerging as a Next Biologic Drug Hub SHUCHI.P.NAHAR The Indian pharmaceutical companies always had strong chemistry skills to work on small molecules to make generic drugs, but they lacked skills, people and ecosystem to work on large molecules to come up with reverse engineered versions of biotech drugs, many experts complain. However, it is […]

Animal Health Care Industry Future Ahead..

Reading Time: 7 minutes SHUCHI.P.NAHAR Just like the world around us, animal health has undergone transformational change in the 21st century. Animals are receiving better care, medicines are becoming more targeted, and diseases have even been eradicated. There’s no sign that this change will stop soon. Here are the four trends that will drive animal agriculture and petcare in […]

What is so attractive about CDMO’s in Pharmaceutical Companies?

Reading Time: 6 minutes CDMO’s to be considered as next stepping stone for Pharma Companies… SHUCHI.P.NAHAR Link: https://myweekendspot.blogspot.com/2020/07/a-masterclass-on-global-custom.html In recent years, pharmaceutical outsourcing has grown in popularity amongst drug developers across the industry. Companies are increasingly outsourcing to contract development and manufacturing organisations (CDMOs) due to the benefits outside expertise can bring to their business. So, what are the […]

Index Investing: Pros and Cons

Reading Time: 9 minutes Pros and Cons of Index Investing –  By Late Mr. Parag Parikh Shuchi.P.Nahar Index funds are simply mutual funds that attempt to mimic a given market. There are actually many more than that tracking many different markets of all shapes and sizes, but each one shares the same basic principle: Its goal is simply to […]

Q&A with Radhika Gupta & Mohnish Pabrai

Reading Time: 9 minutes Post Pandemic Views & Investment Journey – Mohnish Pabrai Shuchi.P.Nahar Introduction: Radhika Gupta, CEO of Edelweiss Asset Management, and Mohnish Pabrai discuss bridge, Dhandho investing, Mohnish’s lunch with Warren Buffett, the importance of patience in investing and the current investment landscape. Quest by Radhika Gupta: In order to start this conversation with a quote that […]

Art of Investing by – Sajal Kapoor

Reading Time: 13 minutes  Background Sajal Kapoor is into operational risk and regulatory compliance industry and within that industry he has been working across domains from banking to healthcare to investment forms.  Over the last 20- 25 years and that has been highly rewarding and productive because, That gave him the opportunity to look at the world from a […]

Pharma Sector by Aditya Khemka

Reading Time: 4 minutes SHUCHI.P.NAHAR Pharma business is divided into two models: Domestic  Export  Domestic Model This model is typically like a FMCG business. In domestic markets those pharma companies who have branding power will have a good pricing power among other competitors. In pharma, doctors are the main customer of the product and the patient is just a […]

Practitioners Insights: Field Guide To Investing

Reading Time: 6 minutes Field Guide To Investing.. Shuchi.P.Nahar So here is the article that will definitely widen the thinking horizon before investing in stocks  just by listening to markets. It’s the compilation of  my understanding from the webinar that I attended. The start of a new year is always one of the best times to review your investment […]

Why Selling is important and difficult at the same time?

Reading Time: 9 minutes Selling- Art and Science  Shuchi.P.Nahar When it comes to selling , everyone of us at some point of time had faced some basic questions, like When to sell? How to decide the right time? What is the right price to exit? And just to have some sense of confidence we ask in our groups , […]

What will drive media sector growth?

Reading Time: 5 minutes Media Sector – Opportunity ! Digital communication was anyway becoming the way of life, a reality that has accelerated amid the COVID19 crisis. Amid the lockdown in India which is our primary market, people have been spending more time on digital media. As we enter 2020, it’s clear that the growth of video streaming will continue to explode. […]

Understanding Pharma Growth from various important corners

Reading Time: 9 minutes “Practitioners’ Insights: Understanding Pharma” Shuchi.P.Nahar India is the largest provider of generic drugs globally. Indian pharmaceutical sector industry supplies over 50% of global demand for various vaccines, 40% of generic demand in the US and 25 % of all medicine in UK. India enjoys an important position in the global pharmaceuticals sector. The country also has […]

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