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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[...]

8 August 2014

Cancer-focused Arcus Ventures more than half way to $75m target Fund II

pills-containers-916038-m New York-based Arcus Ventures has held the second close of its $75m target fund on $45m.

7 August 2014

Strategic buyers have upper hand in healthcare sectorp

???????????????????????? While private equity interest in the healthcare sector remains strong, record high valuations have priced many investors out of the market, a recent report showed.

6 August 2014

Richard Branson teams with Venrock, Shasta for $21m Doctors on Demand Series A

Virgin Atlantic Airways And Sir Richard Branson Bring Business Speed Dating To Wall Street Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson has joined US early-stage investment firms Venrock and Shasta Ventures to back a $21m Series A financing round for Doctor on Demand.

6 August 2014

HgCapital sells Voyage Care back to Duke Street through £375m consortium deal

voyage care HgCapital’s six-year investment in UK supported living service Voyage Care has come full-circle after a consortium including former owner Duke Street bought the business for £375m.

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