"life science" - Knowledge Bank Results
Global private equity house Warburg Pincus has made a “major investment” into Polyplus-transfection SA, a developer of technology for gene and cell therapy.
European life sciences investor Sofinnova Partners has reached a €108m final close for its Italy-focused Telethon Fund, beating its initial target.
Venture capital-backed UK startups facing a bleak future due to the coronavirus crisis have been given a lifeline by the UK government in the wake of sustained lobbying from the industry.
Blackstone has agreed to provide biopharma business Alnylam Pharmaceuticals with up to $2bn to support the company's development of medicines targeting patients suffering from debilitating diseases.
Deerfield Management Company has hit an $840m final close for its second Healthcare Innovations fund, which will target investments in cutting-edge drug development, medical devices and healthcare tech.
Biopharma development investor VenBio Partners has soared past its target for its third life sciences fundraise to close the vehicle on about $394m.
US venture capital house Foresite Capital has raised more than $278m of commitments for its fifth fundraise targeting the healthcare and life sciences sectors.
New Enterprise Associates has raised $3.6bn for the final close of its 17th venture fund, as it promotes Liza Landsman to general partner.
LSP has closed what it claims is Europe’s largest venture capital fund focused on the life science sector on €600m.
BGF has achieved a three times return on its investment in outsourced IT services provider Vysiion Group, through a sale to trade buyer Exponential-e.