About Us sound expert insights
We are a boutique firm— a tight-knit group of industry-savvy physicians, former biotech executives, clinical and scientific investigators and investment bankers.
We are dedicated to uncovering the deepest business insights for our clients – creating clarity for the toughest strategic decisions that drive growth and value creation.
We combine rigorous scientific, clinical, product and market analytics, and strategic counsel across the business spectrum, along with financial and execution capabilities that set us apart and enable us to arrive at solutions that are often unexpected, but always realistic and actionable.
We are passionate about the power of science to improve lives. We thrive on collaborative relationships with our clients, many whom consider us long-term partners, engaging us again and again.
We work with life science companies seeking strategic guidance on tough and complex decisions around commercial, R & D, corporate and business development and transactional opportunities.
The Back Bay Advantage
If there’s one common theme to engaging Back Bay, it’s that our clients are confident that multiple avenues of action have been explored and the chosen one is sound.
We intentionally maintain our boutique nature, specializing in life sciences, to remain focused and nimble. While each engagement is unique, every Back Bay client can expect:
Highly engaged senior leadership
Our senior executives are involved from project concept through delivery to ensure that the recommendations are actionable and that the strategies are achievable.
An engagement team reflecting a mixture of scientific and clinical expertise and deep, practical understanding of the business and financial issues critical to the assignment:
We give our clients a unique perspective on the factors that drive success in development and commercialization.
Long-standing associations with industry leaders:
We have our finger on the pulse of both academics and industry, thanks to our close relationships with clinicians, opinion leaders, investors and boards, pharma/medtech C-suite executives, payers and regulatory experts. We regularly use these experts as sounding boards.
Ongoing follow-up, even after the formal engagement ends:
We continue to find ways to bring value to our clients, resulting in many long-term relationships.
Laser-sharp focus on the entire value chain:
Clients may engage Back Bay for guidance in a narrow area, but we’re always looking at the big picture to better prepare them for future challenges.
The life sciences environment changes rapidly and continually. Physician and patient behaviors, competitive science and technologies, and healthcare policies pose constant challenges. This is why a broad perspective is essential to the success of commercial initiatives.
Our range of expertise and capabilities enables us to develop and implement realistic and valuable growth strategies that are driven by deep insight. We help our clients with:
that identify sources of innovation and prioritize opportunities through robust technical, clinical, regulatory and commercial expansion.
that enable effective growth through understanding the critical value drivers for franchise and therapeutic area expansion.
Transaction Advisory & Execution
that leverage content and transactional expertise as well as industry relationships to develop achievable partnering, licensing or acquisition/exit strategies.