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29 August 2014

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society in $6.9m Series B for blood cancer specialist OncoPep

test-tubes-1-149744-m New and existing investors have laid down $6.9m Series B funding for blood cancer-fighting company OncoPep.

27 August 2014

Arch Venture Partners raises more than $400m for latest fund

chicagooo Chicago-based venture capital firm Arch Venture Partners has closed its eighth fund on more than $400m, easily beating its $250m target.

27 August 2014

Sequoia, Wellcome Trust in $25m financing round for healthcare app provider AirStrip

hospital-bed-521961-m Sequoia Capital, Wellcome Trust and the Gary and Mary West Health Investment Fund have led a $25m funding round for mobile healthcare app provider AirStrip.

26 August 2014

Sofinnova, Rock Springs in $55m Series C for Parkinson’s relief pharma company

luxurary-74895-m Sofinnova Ventures, Rock Springs Capital and Adage Capital Management are among new investors in a sizable $55m funding round for biopharmaceutical company Civitas Therapeutics.

19 August 2014

Sofinnova-backed HealthQuest Capital raises $110m for debut fund

healthcare Sofinnova Ventures-backed venture capital firm HealthQuest Capital has held a final close of $110m for its debut fund.

19 August 2014

Nordic, Avista, eye 2015 ConvaTec exit

convotec The private equity backers of ConvaTec are reportedly planning to sell the medical devices maker next year.

18 August 2014

Health-focused Consonance buys two pharma companies in joint venture

globulin-i-9831-m Private equity investor Consonance Capital Partners has teamed up with hospice pharmaceuticals service provider Enclara Health to buy pharma companies excelleRx and PBM Holding Company.

13 August 2014

VC-backed blood diagnostics business picks up $16m Series B round

blood drop Venture capital-backed blood collection and diagnostic business Seventh Sense Biosystems has picked up $16m of Series B financing.

13 August 2014

GTCR eyes $750m Curo Health Services exit

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA Private equity firm GTCR is reportedly looking to sell home healthcare and hospice services provider Curo Health Services.

13 August 2014

ABS Capital backs Bravo Wellness with $22m investment

bravo Wellness programmes provider Bravo Wellness has secured $22m in Series A funds from ABS Capital Partners to invest in sales and marketing. The company noted that 75 per cent of healthcare spending in the US is lifestyle related and linked to individual behaviour. Bravo said, “Lifestyle choices significantly influence health care costs, and adding accountability[...]

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