Hot Life Science Investor Mandate 2: Cross-Border PE Seeks IPO-Ready Life Science Companies

7 Jan

A private equity firm based in Shanghai, China, provides growth/expansion capital to companies with validated business models, with investments typically ranging from $10M-$100M. Investments are made into mature companies ready for an IPO within 12-18 months or earlier-stage companies with platform technologies or a broad portfolio of assets, especially therapeutics/devices/technologies that would be applicable to the Asian market. Minority or majority equity investments are made in selected companies.

As for earlier-stage companies, the firm is opportunistic in terms of sector and is open to therapeutics, medical devices and healthcare IT companies, but prefers to invest in companies with products on the market. Companies with a platform technology capable of generating several assets or a broad portfolio targeting different indications are more likely to be considered. Software-based or other Health IT oriented companies should have considerable traction, proving that their business model is viable. One of the firm’s past investments includes a biologic’s CMO.

The firm invest in companies based in the U.S. or China, and requires companies that have a proven business model, as they provide expansion capital and access to an extensive network of advisors, industry executives and business relationships to provide portfolio companies support from financial and strategic angels. Board representation is typically required along with an investment.

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