Hot Life Science Investor Mandate 2: CVC of Drug Retail Chain Seeking Strategic Investments

2 Apr

The corporate venture capital branch of a drug retailing chain looks to make strategic equity investments into companies of up to $5 million. The firm is generally stage agnostic although they prefer companies at or near commercialization. The firm is actively reviewing new investment opportunities and is open to consider companies from around the globe.

The firm is focused on investing in companies of mutual strategic benefit to the parent company. This includes companies in sectors of Medical Devices, Point of Care Diagnostics, Healthcare Services, Pharmacy Innovation, and Sensors/Wearable devices. For medical devices and diagnostics the company prefers products that are near or have reached commercialization as the firm can add significant strategic value in distribution, marketing and sales. The firm is also very interested in products that will be sold directly to patients or devices/diagnostics that will be able to be used in the parent company’s clinics. For wearable devices and sensors the firm is most interest in technologies with clinical value in terms of disease treatment and/or management.  The firm is open to all indication types.

The firm is looking for privately held companies with experienced management teams. The firm looks to take a board observer seat following investment.

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