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Hot Investor Mandate 2: Family Office with USA and UK Offices Seeks to Invest Up to $5M in Early-Stage Therapeutics Companies with Preference for Platform Technologies

24 May

A family office investment vehicle with offices in the USA and UK is looking to provide equity capital to USA-based therapeutic companies. The firm usually invests in Series A or B rounds, and will consider to participate in a seed round of financing. The firms typical deal size is variable, generally going as high as $5 million for an initial investment.

The firm is currently looking for companies developing Therapeutics. The firm is opportunistic in terms of sub-sector and indication though they do have a preference for companies with platform technologies. The firm is willing to invest in companies with a lead asset in preclinical through Phase II of clinical trials. The firm’s portfolio includes oncology, the microbiome, pain, neurological and rare diseases biotech companies.

The firm looks to invest in companies with experienced management teams. The firm is capable to act as either a lead or a co-lead investor and generally seeks board or board observer rights. As a pro-active investor, the firm will assist in the growth of a company, recruit new talents, develop preclinical, clinical and IP strategies.

If you are interested in more information about this investor and other investors tracked by LSN, please email mandates@lifesciencenation.com.

Hot Investor Mandate 1: China-Based Family Office Seeks Global Investment and In-Licensing Opportunities with Focus in USA & UK

26 Apr

A venture capital fund/family office based in Hangzhou, China currently manages two venture funds in addition to a number of private capital accounts through which investments are made – these two funds focus on life sciences. The firm primarily makes equity investments in early-stage rounds ranging from $1 million initially; for later-stage to pre-IPO companies, the firm looks to make initial equity investments ranging from $3-5 million. The firm looks for companies located around the globe, with a preference in the US and Europe (UK). Currently, the firm is also actively seeking in-licensing opportunities in biotech innovations that has a China angle. The firm is actively looking for investment opportunities.

The firm is a flexible and opportunistic investor and will consider therapeutics, medical devices, and diagnostics. The firm is open to all kinds of sectors and indications. For therapeutics, the firm has specific focuses on novel candidates for disease, PD1-base approaches, gene therapy, oncology, cardiovascular diseases, and small molecules. For medical devices, the firm is open to novel medical devices of all FDA regulatory pathways, including 510k and PMA. The firm is also interested in diagnostics although this area is less of a focus. In terms of therapeutics, the firm will look at products of pre-clinical stage and later stages from phase II to phase III. Regarding medical devices, the firm will invest at any stage of development.

The firm is looking for private companies only. The firm typically has no specific requirements for the management team, but this depends on how much the firm invests. The firm looks to take a board seat following the investment and is comfortable acting as both a lead or co-investor.

If you are interested in more information about this investor and other investors tracked by LSN, please email mandates@lifesciencenation.com.

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