The corporate venture capital arm of a global pharmaceutical company invests to further its’ parent company’s future strategic position, rather than purely for financial returns. The firm looks to make equity investments into emerging biotech and pharmaceutical companies ranging from a few hundred thousand to $6 million in the initial round, with additional capital reserved for follow on investments. The firm has no set allocations it plans to make over the next year but is actively reviewing new opportunities. The firm considers opportunities located around the globe.
The firm is looking for biopharmaceutical companies developing therapeutics and therapeutic platforms at any stage of development and is open to considering both small molecules, biologics, nucleic acid, and gene and cellular therapeutic approaches. The firm is interested in immunology, neuroscience, oncology as well as other opportunistic areas that can benefit its parent company.
The firm is looking for companies with experienced management teams with domain expertise. The firm strongly prefers board representation following investment.
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