Category: Health Care

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 4, 2021
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Avista Capital Partners, a New York-based healthcare private equity firm, has held the final closing of Avista Capital Partners V, which was over-subscribed, hit its hard-cap and substantially exceeded its target of $775 million, closing with committed capital of $1.2 billion. Fund V is comprised of a diversified set of investors, including leading public pension […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 4, 2021
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Nordic Bioscience A/S, a Danish company and world leader in biomarker development, announced  the signing of an investment from KKR, a leading global investment firm. KKR is making the investment through the firm’s Health Care Strategic Growth Fund, which is focused on investing in leading high-growth health care companies for which KKR can be a […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 4, 2021
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  Sofinnova Partners, a leading European life sciences investment firm based in Paris, London and Milan, announced the final close of the Sofinnova Crossover Fund at $540 million.The fund was oversubscribed and significantly exceeded its target. This  capital raise positions Sofinnova Partners as the largest crossover investor in Europe dedicated to late-stage biopharma and medtech […]

myfisensemyfisenseFebruary 9, 2021
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Senator Amy Klobuchar who is likely going to be the next chair of the Senate Judiciary Committee’s antitrust panel speaks of introducing a bill that would help the U.S antitrust enforcers’ ability in stopping mergers from taking place. According to Reuters 2021, “The bill would reduce the standard for stopping mergers, from saying that the […]

myfisensemyfisenseFebruary 4, 2021
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The Carlyle Group and Brighton Park Capital are to acquire minority stakes in Indegene, a Bangalore-headquartered enterprise healthtech solutions provider, for USD200 million. The transaction, which is subject to customary regulatory approvals, consists of a secondary sale from existing shareholders of Indegene and a primary investment into the company. Founded in 1998 by five first […]

myfisensemyfisenseFebruary 2, 2021
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With the high uncertainty in the immediate economic outlook, there seems to be little agreement on the way GDP will evolve. According to the Global wealth report 2020 by Credit Suisse, “Stock markets are likely to perform in unpredictable ways and exchange rates may be volatile as well. Household debt is a big unknown, possibly […]

myfisensemyfisenseFebruary 2, 2021
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The COVID – 19 pandemics has put the world in an as severe recession as the Financial Crisis of 2008. Astoundingly, household wealth has shown resistance to the ill effects of this pandemic. A report from Credit Suisse analyses who suffered the most during the COVID-19 crisis. The report states that “The pandemic’s consequences for […]

myfisensemyfisenseJanuary 14, 2021
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Online therapy provider Talkspace has agreed to merge with Hudson Executive Investment Corp., the blank-check firm run by former JPMorgan Chase & Co. executive Doug Braunstein. The deal is worth $1.4 billion and will provide Talkspace with $250 million for investing in growth. Hudson is raising $300 million to support the deal from investors including Federated Hermes Kaufmann […]

myfisensemyfisenseJanuary 14, 2021
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The owner of the animal supply chain store Petco raised $864 million in an initial public offering, returning the retailer to the public market 15 years after it was taken private. The company, which is changing its name to Petco Health and Wellness Co. in conjunction with the listing, sold 48 million shares for $18 each, according […]

myfisensemyfisenseJanuary 5, 2021
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Chinese digital healthcare technology firm DXY has raised $500 million financing led by Trustbridge Partners and backed by Tencent Investment and GL Ventures, according to an announcement. With the fresh funding, DXY will strengthen collaboration with professional doctors and enterprises so as to give play to the expertise of all sides and be a guide […]

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