Seeking Alpha's Managing Editor, News; I manage the team that produces the site's news items (http://seekingalpha.com/news/), our real-time coverage of market news and analysis, as well as Breaking News-powered digests such as Wall Street Breakfast.
Who am I?
Consultant strategist providing competitive and market intelligence to investors in the biopharmaceutical industry ; founder of Qstat Consulting, a boutique strategic consulting firm specialized in competitive markets in Life Sciences industry [http://www.qstatconsulting.com]. In this role, I drive market and competitive intelligence research (primary & secondary) to enable investment strategies and translate findings into critical insights.
What do we offer?
Depending on the requested depth of analysis, we provide primary and secondary research for Key Intelligence Topics (KITs) and Key Intelligence Questions (KIQs).
Under a professional code of conduct, the consultant legally and ethically identify corporate information using a questionnaire technique.
We provide insights and detailed forecast of corporate strategies, which are essential for an investment decision making-process (e.g. the exact release date of trial data, any side-effects, safety or lack of efficacy to be further investigated, go-to-market plans, pricing structure, global regulatory and medical activities)
The secondary framework combines data about the company, drug(s) of interest (summary, patents and generics, regulatory, pre-marketing, preclinical and clinical activities, pricing, market target), marketing research, upcoming milestones, internal strengths and weaknesses, external opportunities and threats, competitive profile matrix (innovation, use of corporate assets, financial soundness, long-term investment, global competitiveness, acquisition, product diversification, product quality, marketing, R&D, patents...)
Primary and secondary data can be combined together to create a full-report, which confidential data are essential in the investment strategy.
Jignesh Mehta is currently a full time editor at Seeking Alpha. He covers earnings, and stock dividend. Before joining Seeking Alpha, Jignesh has worked with Indian equity brokerage firm as a Branch manager.