"life science" - Knowledge Bank Results
Robert Badavas has been appointed as the new chief operating officer at IT and life science specialists Atlas Venture.
Sweden's private equity market has undergone a period of strong growth over the past few years – the number of investors and the amount of funds raised have both grown significantly. The Swedish market continues to mature as demonstrated by more early-stage investment and more precise industry focus. EVCA details the trends of the last year in this overview.
FFIO presents an insight into the life sciences sector in Flanders and details some of the major players in pharmaceuticals and biotechnology that are already established in the region.
The biotechnology sector is wading through difficult times, but the medium-term prospects remain bright.
Duke Street hires head of origination, Hg Capital attracts Robin Lincoln and Guy Hands is set to leave Nomura…
Europe – Duke Street prices largest ever European CDO, Doughty Hanson to launch mega-fund, CVC closes record European buy-out fund. US – Hicks Muse way off $4.5bn target, Blackstone to launch new buy-out fund, Behrman Capital III closes
The life sciences division of the private equity firm Schroder Ventures has made three senior appointments to its London team.
Scotland's venture capitalists have carved a niche for themselves in the UK private equity market. Spurred by a growing base of technology companies, the VC industry is thriving and continues to attract the attention of investors seeking good quality investments. Here, Calum Paterson of Scottish Equity Partners looks at the roots of the industry and the reasons behind its success.
During 1999 venture capital and private equity in Italy experienced growth and expansion. Important legal and regulatory changes introduced over the last few years are having a positive effect and here, AIFI presents the major trends and figures.
Swedish venture capitalists may have invested over SEK11bn in 1999, but there are still factors restricting the development of the industry, according to Tom Berggren of the Swedish Venture Capital Association.