"The main scope of this paper is to perform a real options analysis that is often recommended as an emerging valuation technique for high-risk investment projects. The pharmaceutical sector is a sector where the real option can be positively applied to incorporate the flexibility and the risks of the new product development. In this paper the real option theory is applied to a pharmaceutical company that is developing a particular new product. Due to the uncertain nature of the new product development, it can be strategic to evaluate the real option benefits for the investment under analysis."

Real Option Approach for the Management of a new Product Development in the Pharmaceutical Sector

Cucchiella, Federica;Gastaldi, Massimo
2013-01-01

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"The main scope of this paper is to perform a real options analysis that is often recommended as an emerging valuation technique for high-risk investment projects. The pharmaceutical sector is a sector where the real option can be positively applied to incorporate the flexibility and the risks of the new product development. In this paper the real option theory is applied to a pharmaceutical company that is developing a particular new product. Due to the uncertain nature of the new product development, it can be strategic to evaluate the real option benefits for the investment under analysis."
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