What We Do
Popper is a strategy consulting and transaction advisory firm that leverages deep domain expertise and creative thinking to serve the needs of the medical technology and life sciences industries. We combine our leading-edge insights with your organizational knowledge to determine where the best opportunities lie, helping you to outmaneuver competitors and accelerate your growth.
Business Innovation Strategy
We know what works. By combining multiple perspectives, analytical rigor, and deep industry knowledge, Popper transforms opportunities for companies working on the leading edge of diagnostics and patient management – one innovation at a time.
Our number one goal is to make healthcare smarter. Popper’s strategic insights chart a clear path forward and help your company gain a competitive edge, by turning information and analysis into informed business decisions.
Are you at the ideation or planning stage?
We’ll focus on the innermost workings of your enterprise and business system – as well as the clinical context, competitive landscape and market opportunities – to identify the best ideas and approaches to meet specific customer needs.
Learn more about Inside Out Diagnostic.
Do you have a concept, product, or technology that addresses important regional or global market needs?
We’ll focus on your core product or technology (or a collection of both) to develop commercialization strategies and ensure you are well positioned to go to market. And we’ll take a comprehensive approach, recognizing the roles of all stakeholders: consumers/patients, scientists, regulators, payors and providers.
Learn more about Blueprint to Launch.
Interested in developing the culture and systems to make innovation repeatable and reliable in the rapidly-evolving healthcare marketplace?
We’ll focus on embedding innovation at the core of your business, to engage your team and build a robust innovation capability for the future.
Learn more about Outside In Innovation.
Transaction Advisory Services
Transactions don’t happen in a vacuum. As part of commercial strategy, we develop a broad and nuanced view of potential partners including acquirers selected from the relevant industries and market segments. When it’s time to execute, we assist in all aspects of the transaction process.
We provide Transaction Advisory Services for strategic and financial buyers and sellers, as well as investors, across the full spectrum of transaction types – from minority investments to joint ventures to M&A. We concentrate on our client’s strategic objectives and, mindful of existing capabilities and infrastructure, scale our services directly to their needs. Popper helps clients select the right transaction partner and the right structure to achieve strategic goals and maximize value.
Transaction Process Management
Are you seeking a strategic partnership and looking for guidance and assistance with the process?
We’ll assist in all aspects of the transaction process – including roadmap development to secure strategic partnerships, preparation of marketing materials, outreach to potential partners, and structuring and negotiating transaction documents – so you have the support you need to make smart partnering decisions and the time you need to manage your business.
Learn more about Transaction Process Management.
Target Identification and Selection
Looking for help with the process of identifying and selecting an ideal partner of acquisition target?
Using our deep industry knowledge and insights regarding strategic fit, we’ll evaluate the landscape, highlight opportunities, and recommend strategies – to ultimately provide a framework to enable you to help you identify potential transaction partners or acquisition targets that meet your investment requirements.
Learn more about Target Identification and Selection.
Do you need assistance vetting acquisition targets to maximize value and minimize risk?
We’ll take a proactive, thorough approach to help you ask and answer the big questions – from assessment of proprietary technology, to validation of corporate strategy, to review of financial forecasts – to help you identify the risks and opportunities of a potential transaction.
Learn more about Due Diligence.