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20 May 2014

Wellcome Trust, Gates Foundation back UK antibody developer Kymab

UK-based biopharmaceutical business Kymab has picked up $40m through a Series B financing round from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and existing backer the Wellcome Trust.

18 December 2013

The Wellcome Trust reports 18% investment return

pound_sterling_170sq Medical charity The Wellcome Trust said its investments returned 18 per cent, or over £2.6bn, in the year to end September.

19 November 2013

Outsize venture capital returns sourced from “literally a handful of groups”p

While the trimming of fund portfolios has become a common theme among LPs in recent years, a drastic streamlining has proven necessary to maintain success in the venture capital space, according to one LP.

17 October 2013

LP Profile: Geoff Love, Wellcome Trustp

Wellcome Trust’s long-term backing of venture capital is in contrast to the bulk of limited partners who are choosing to abandon the seemingly fragile asset class

5 June 2013

European venture capital continues to frustrate LPsp

The bulk of UK institutional investor Wellcome Trust’s returns in venture capital have come from the US and specifically from technology-focused investments as it concedes it is "hard to make money in Europe".

2 November 2012

Wellcome Trust takes fresh approach to emerging markets PEp

nick-moakes_sq The limited time horizons of traditional fund structures and the need for flexibility for vehicles to invest in both private and public markets has led the Wellcome Trust to take a fresh approach to investing in private equity in Africa and other emerging regions.


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