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17 April 2014

H.I.G. BioVentures leads $15m VC round for ForSight VISION5

ForSight VISION5 has closed a $15m Series C round led by H.I.G. BioVentures, alongside returning investors Morgenthaler Ventures, Versant Ventures, Technology Partners, and Delphi Ventures.

17 April 2014

Biotech investment dips amid dearth of buyouts

The value of private equity, venture capital and development capital investments targeting the biotech sector in March dipped for the second month in a row, while volume held.

8 April 2014

Opportunity to make money in Canada has never been better, says CVCA’s first CEOp

CVCA - CANADA'S VENTURE CAPITAL & PRIVATE EQUITY ASSOCIATION Canada has long been overlooked by investors that preferred to invest in the US, but the trend is now changing and the opportunity to make money in the country has never been better, according to CVCA CEO Mike Woollatt.

8 April 2014

Lightstone Ventures secures more than $150m for debut fundp

life science test tube_sq Life sciences-focused venture capital firm Lightstone Ventures has passed the halfway mark for its debut fund, AltAssets has learned.

4 April 2014

VC-backed IPOs surge in 2014 thanks to life sciences boostp

stock brokerage market share listed Venture capital-backed exits surged in the first quarter of 2014 to record the strongest three-month period for new listings since late 2000.

4 April 2014

BVCF holds $200m final close for third fund

china beijing_sq Chinese life sciences-focused private equity firm BVCF has held a final close for its third fund.

1 April 2014

Investors exit biopharma services company Aptiv in $144m sale

Investors including the Halifax Group, SV Life Sciences and Comvest Partners have exited their stake in biopharmaceutical and medical device development services company Aptiv Solutions to ICON for $143.5m.

28 March 2014

Biopharma developer scPharmaceuticals seals $16m Series A VC round

Biopharmaceutical company scPharmaceuticals has closed a $16m Series A venture financing round co-led by life sciences investors 5AM Ventures and Lundbeckfond Ventures.

18 March 2014

GTCR commits up to $300m to Maravai Life Sciences

biotech_lrg Private equity firm GTCR has teamed up with Carl Hull and Eric Tardif to launch Maravai Life Sciences to buy companies and products in the diagnostics and life sciences sector.

12 March 2014

Permira eyes Arysta LifeScience IPO

Japanese flag pole UK private equity firm Permira is reportedly considering floating farming chemicals company Arysta LifeScience in New York.

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