Hot Life Science Investor Mandate 2: European Venture Capital Firm Seeking Medical Devices and Therapeutic Discovery Platforms

4 Dec

A venture capital firm with offices throughout Europe currently has €180M AUM and has raised 6 funds to date with the most recent fund vintage in 2011. The firm typically allocates up to €10M in equity per company.  The firm’s investment focus is on fast growing high-tech companies in global technology markets such as telecommunications and IT, internet/media, nanotechnology, new materials, electronics, cleantech and life science. The firm invests in companies that are based in Europe. The firm is actively seeking new investments.

In the Life Sciences, the firm seeks to invest in early-stage therapeutic discovery/technology platform, R&D services, and medical device companies. For medical devices, the firm prefers products that are close to market commercialization. The firm is opportunistic in terms of subsectors and indications.  Historically, the firm invested in proteomics, CRO, cell-based expression systems, small molecule drug discovery, cell modeling/viral vector platforms, cancer diagnostics, and drug delivery. The firm does not invest in drug development.

The firm requests a board seat in each portfolio company. The firm seeks a company with a strong management team or technical experts in the relevant technology.

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