This Month's Tiny Gems - July 2012
A123 Systems, Inc. (AONE)
A123 Systems enables the development and commercialization of next-generation applications by delivering advanced batteries and complete energy storage systems. Leveraging breakthrough technology, robust systems integration capabilities, and demonstrated products in the field, the company helps transform innovative concepts into market-ready solutions.
Avita Medical Ltd. (AVMXY)
Avita Medical, based in the UK, develops and distributes regenerative products, utilizing the patient's own skin, to treat wounds, burns scars, and skin defects. The company's lead regenerative product is ReCell®, already on the market and generating revenues in Europe, Australia, and Asia. In the U.S., FDA trials are currently underway, with FDA submission expected next year.
Chanticleer Holdings, Inc. (HOTR)
Chanticleer Holdings owns and operates Hooters branded restaurants in emerging international markets. One of the most well-known restaurant brands in the world, Hooters has a menu that consists of moderately-priced American bar food and the world-famous Hooters girls. The company has ownership interests in four Hooters restaurants in South Africa, two Hooters restaurants in Australia, and has secured expansion opportunities internationally.
Santarus, Inc. (SNTS)
Santarus, a specialty biopharmaceutical company, acquires, develops, and commercializes proprietary products that address the needs of patients treated by physician specialists. Currently, the company's commercial efforts are primarily focused on GLUMETZA® and CYCLOSET® tablets, which help improve glycemic control in adults with type 2 diabetes, in addition to FENOGLIDE® tablets, which help reduce high cholesterol.