Category: Health Care

myfisensemyfisenseJune 11, 2021

LifeStance Health Group Inc, the U.S. outpatient mental health company backed by an affiliate of buyout firm TPG, announced it sold shares in its initial public offering above a targeted range to raise $590.4 million. LifeStance sold 32.8 million shares at $18 apiece, above an earlier target range of $15 to $17 each, giving it […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 25, 2021

Following the criticism from official bodies over the handling of data in the trial, AstraZeneca (AZN.L) has re-submitted data for trials of its COVID-19 vaccine in the US. Analysis of Phase 3 trial data of the AZD1222 vaccine was “consistent” with numbers released earlier this week, AstraZeneca said it’s on Thursday. The pharmaceutical giant said […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 18, 2021

WireAccelmed Partners, a private equity firm focused on acquiring and investing in US commercial stage, lower middle market HealthTech companies, has closed its oversubscribed second fund, Accelmed Fund II (Fund II) at the fund’s hard cap of $400 million, exceeding its original $300 million target. Fund II received significant backing from new investors globally, including […]

myfisensemyfisenseMarch 4, 2021

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

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

  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

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 […]

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