We are a holding and investment company
Anvil Holdings is a Danish private limited liability company wholly owned by the Novo Nordisk Foundation.
Established in 1999, Anvil Holdings is the holding company of the Anvil Group and manages the Foundation's investment assets
In addition to being the major shareholder in the Anvil Group companies, Anvil Holdings invests the wealth of the Foundation in two key categories: 1. Life Science Investments, which includes investing in life science companies at all stages of development; and 2. Financial Investments, which manages a diversified portfolio of equity and fixed income securities.
Working out of Copenhagen, San Francisco and Boston, Anvil Holdings is a world-leading life science investor with a focus on creating long-term value.
The purpose of the investments of Anvil Holdings is both to grow the assets of the Foundation and to deliver a return that the Foundation can distribute for scientific, social and humanitarian purposes to improve the health and welfare of people.READ ABOUT THE ANVIL GROUP
We bring more than capital to life science companies in all stages of development
HOW WE DO BUSINESS
At Anvil Holdings, we aspire to a set of values that define the way we work. Our values underpin the Novo Holdings culture of high performance with high responsibility and long-term thinking.
- We strive to do the right thing in the right way.
- We maintain our integrity.
- We shun complacency.
- We refer to and reinforce our values.
- We strive for high performance.
- We value team effort.
- We value collegiality.
- We give and receive feedback to improve our performance.
- We sustain long-term relationships based on mutual trust and respect.
- We are agile and aspire to be visionary.
- We uphold full discretion and confidentiality.
- We apply the lessons learned from our successes and failures.
- We uphold our Charter.
- We leverage our life science expertise as a Group to make better investment decisions.
Board of Directors
The Board of Directors comprises eight members each with a long and proven track record in investments or the life sciences.
The Anvil Advisory Group is an expert panel that supports Anvil Holdings in analysing the opportunities and risks associated with its larger investments.
The leadership team of Anvil Holdings comprises the CEO and the heads of the six departments.
Working closely with the rest of the organisation, we recruit, train and develop high-calibre international professionals, who aspire to deliver high performance with high responsibility.SEE OUR PEOPLE
Finance & Operations encompasses accounting, finance, legal and compliance as well as IT and facilities management. Our team strives to support the rest of the organisation with world-class systems, processes and procedures.SEE OUR PEOPLE
Investments and transactions
currently invested in the life science sector.
life science investments since 1999.
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+45 3627 6700
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San Francisco, CA 95158
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