Hot Life Science Investor Mandate 6: Swiss Growth Capital Firm Seeking Devices and Diagnostics Globally

4 Jun

A venture and growth capital firm seeks to provide expertise and funding to entrepreneurs and companies with global ambitions in life sciences and information technologies. The firm is based in Switzerland and focuses on early to growth and expansion stage (including spin-offs and restarts). The firm expects to close its new medical technology fund in the summer of 2014. The firm prefers to be the lead investor and possibly co-lead. The firm seeks to allocate $2-10M (in equity) per company through subsequent rounds of investment. The firm seeks to invest in companies that are based in the US and Europe. The firm is actively seeking new investment opportunities.

In the life sciences, the firm seeks to invest in therapeutic medical devices, diagnostics and monitoring, and digital health. The firm is opportunistic in terms of subsectors and indications. The firm prefers products that are close to or with market approval. At minimum, the product must have clinical data. The firm will consider companies that are generating revenue. Historically, the firm invested in molecular diagnostics, implantable devices for pulmonary and cardiovascular diseases, delivery and single-use devices for metabolic disorders, and dental device.

Typically, the firm requests a board seat in each portfolio company and generally holds a stake of 10-30 percent. The firm seeks a company with a strong management team or technical experts in the relevant technology.

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