About us

Avance was founded as a life sciences-focused valuation services company in Basel, Switzerland. In 2021, Avance merged with Whale Bay & Co., a life science advisory firm located in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, into Avance Life Sciences.

Your partner to access European Life Science industry

Today Avance Life Sciences offers financial advisory, licensing and valuation services to clients in the Pharma, Biotech, Medtech and Digital Health space. 

We offer our transaction services and valuation services from compound to company level.

Reliable, relevant and practical solutions

We combine a boutique’s practical and flexible approach with the quality and in-depth knowledge and network of a big corporate to provide clients with reliable, relevant and practical solutions. By being at the heart of the Life Sciences industry in Europe we are the frontrunners in identifying new innovations and attractive investment and financing opportunities for clients.

We have a proactive attitude, that we combine with our core values of integrity, trust, and fun. We know how dynamic the Life Sciences environment can be and aim to help our clients reach the next step in their growth path.

We have over 20 years of experience

We have over 20 years of experience in supporting clients in the Life Sciences industry and combine data insights with knowledge and experience from interacting with our worldwide network to bring value to our clients across the world.

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international offices in Rotterdam and Basel