Established niche pharmaceutical products


We are an independent, fully-privately owned pharmaceutical company.
Our offices are in Vienna.
We acquire, develop and supply established medical products in Europe.


We build partnerships to expand our portfolio. We offer a nimble approach to partnering and collaboration. We have good knowledge of central European healthcare markets and access to key medical opinion leaders.


We follow and implement high standards of quality and excellence

Acquire. Manufacture. Market.

We acquire established branded healthcare products from multinational and speciality pharmaceutical companies

Develop. Manufacture. Market.

With new formulations and new markets, we develop healthcare products in well-defined therapeutic areas


Finished Dosage Forms

Anti Infectives and Vitamins


For the treatment of gram +/- infectious diseases

Rokiprim solution for infusion contains a combination of Sulfametrol and Trimethoprim. The two chemotherapeutic agents are effective against a broad range of both gram negative and gram positive microorganisms. The indications are for the treatment of infections of the urinary, gastrointestinal, respiratory and genital tract and of the skin.


Well-proven oral anti-biotic

Lidaprim film coated tablets, containing Sulfametrol and Trimethoprim, allow for the oral treatment of the same range of infections as Rokiprim. For more severe infections, Rokiprim should be administered.

Rokivit D3

One tablet per week

Dietary supplement for the treatment of Vitamin D3 deficiency

Rokivit D3 daily

Chewable capsules

Dietary supplement for the treatment of Vitamin D3 deficiency

Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients (APIs)


Sulfametrole combined with trimethoprim shows bactericidal and fungicidal activity (Pneumocystis jirovecii). The spectrum of activity of the combination covers gram-positive and gram-negative microorganisms.

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For vendors

We understand well the requirements of vendors to conduct transactions efficiently.


Offer process

We have experience and detailed knowledge of international M & A transactions. We understand what matters and we execute quickly

During transfer

We have good actual experience of asset transfers and will ensure efficient transition

After transfer

We invest in the brands and ensure that they remain available to patients as a proven therapy option

For partners

We have country-specific expertise in Europe. We offer a range of services, including supply and commercialisation and market access.

We are interested in products for well-defined niche markets and for therapeutic areas we are currently active in.

Partnering opportunities

We are looking for knowledgeable partners to market and commercialise our products in the Americas, Asia-Pacific and Africa.


Simon Adler

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Simon has over 12 years of experience in pharmaceutical and healthcare management. Before that, he worked for 10 years in Investment Banking at Lehman Brothers and UBS Investment Bank (formerly S.G. Warburg) in London where he advised in senior roles on a variety of M & A and equity transactions. His sector focus included healthcare and biotechnology and the geographical focus Central and Southern Europe.

Whilst working for Medichron Simon met Gerfried Nell and decided to set up a speciality pharma business together. Simon completed his doctoral studies at the University of Cambridge (Fitzwilliam College) and obtained a Masters degree in Economics from the College of Europe in Bruges. Simon is member of the Executive Board of the Leo Baeck Institute London.

Gerfried Nell

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Gerfried has over 30 years of experience in international pharma. Before founding Rokitan with Simon, he set up NPC Connect assisting pharmaceutical companies in medical, regulatory and market access affairs. He also acted as a senior clinical investigator. Before, Gerfried worked at Ciba-Geigy and Novartis Austria as Medical Director in charge of clinical research, registration, reimbursement, pharmacovigilance, quality assurance and medical affairs. Previously, he was with Eli Lilly (Indianapolis, USA) and Altana (Konstanz, Germany) as senior medical researcher in Clinical Pharmacology.

Gerfried was educated at the Medical University of Vienna where he received his PhD in medicine. Subsequently, he was awarded a Professorship at Saarland University and worked as senior lecturer in pharmacology. Gerfried is a senior member of IFAPP (International Federation of Associations of Pharmaceutical Physicians and Pharmaceutical Medicine).


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+43 1 216 32 75

Grosse Mohrengasse 10, 1020 Wien

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Company Registration Number: FN 290019 z