Cerus Advisors, in its capacity as investment advisor to the Family Office, does manage an active portfolio of Private Equity investments. Current holdings include the following companies:
Senté Inc. is a commercial stage cosmeceutical company pioneering the science of GlycoAminoGlycans for skin care. Senté has introduced unique, proprietary, science-based products in the US market distributed through physicians’ offices.
We invested in Senté since its earliest stages in 2009 and provided operational and strategic assistance throughout its corporate growth to become a leading company in the space.
IRRAS AB (NASDAQ STOCKHOLM: IRRAS) is a commercial stage, medical technology company that is developing breakthrough medical devices to meet the challenges of fluid control and management for a broad range of brain pathologies and other indications. We invested in IRRAS at its creation in late 2011 and supported a promising technology start-up develop into a successful commercial-stage company with multiple granted patents and operations in both Europe and U.S. In November 2017, IRRAS launched a successful IPO on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange. IRRAS
LDO SpA is one of the leading suppliers in the world for biological active ingredients of animal organ origin. The Company was established in the early 1960s and has since then been a pioneer in the development of biological APIs. LDO produces various forms of Heparin, several Heparinoids, Glycosaminoglycans and a series of iron-based products. The Company is a supplier to several of the world’s largest pharmaceutical companies and has a diversified client base across Europe, Asia and the Americas.
Mediolanum Farmaceutici SpA engages in the research, testing, production, and commercialization of pharmaceutical products. The company was founded in 1972 and is based in Milan, Italy and it is now one of the largest Italian pharmaceutical companies. It offers products in neuro-psychiatric, osteoarticular, antibiotic, pneumo allergology, vascular, and cardio-metabolic therapeutic areas. The company also provides products in the areas of cardiovascular, neurological, hormonal, and infectious diseases.
Since its establishment, Mediolanum has developed 93 products and obtained 700 patents worldwide.
PLASTICS UNBOUND LTD.
Plastics Unbound Ltd. has developed a novel and proprietary technology that brings substantial value and benefits to the production of plastics via injection molding.
The TPM (ThermoPlastMolding) technology, developed by the company, is a highly cost effective solution for low pressure molding. The technology has the ability to significantly increase productivity, lower production costs and allows for the production of currently non producible shapes of plastics. TPM is protected by a series of patents that cover several aspects of its highly innovative technology.
Plastics Unbound is commercializing TPM globally and offers customized client solutions for the injection molding industry.
The Power Horse brand was launched 22 years ago by Austrian food group S. Spitz GmbH as a premium energy drink developed and produced in Austria. Today, Power Horse is available in more than 40 countries worldwide and is a leading brand amongst African and Middle Eastern consumers.
LEFKON Marble Quarrying & Trading® has been set-up and is managed by earth scientists who combine profound geological know-how with extensive professional experience.
Lefkon currently extracts and commercializes a premium quality white and stripped marble from is quarry in Veria in Northern Greece. This is a unique marble that combines exquisite aesthetic characteristics with rare qualities in terms of strength, resistance and lack of absorption, making it a very versatile material for use across a range of applications in interior design and construction.