Life sciences

Advent Life Sciences closes Fund II on GBP145.5m

Advent Life Sciences has closed its Advent Life Sciences Fund II (ALSF II), a GBP145.5 million (USD235 million) venture capital fund raised to seed and build life sciences companies in the UK, Europe and the US. »

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Infracapital closes latest fund with GBP1bn commitments

Infracapital, the infrastructure investment arm of M&G Investments and parent Prudential plc, has reached a final closing of its latest fund, Infracapital Partners II, with total commitments of GBP1.0 billion (USD1.6 billion). »


GTCR sells Devicor Medical Products

Private equity firm GTCR is to sell portfolio company Devicor Medical Products to Danaher Corporation’s Leica Biosystems, a provider of anatomical pathology solutions and automation used to advance cancer diagnostics. »

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Ogier in the BVI and Jersey acts for Seven Energy on its USD300m Irish listed debt issue

Ogier in both the British Virgin Islands and Jersey has advised Seven Energy International Limited and its group on an issue of USD300m aggregate principal amount 10 per cent senior secured notes due 2021. »

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IMSPEX Diagnostics completes GBP1.4 million funding round

IMSPEX Diagnostics Limited has completed its GBP1.4 million funding round led by Finance Wales and the Angel CoFund. »


Infrastructure revival could provide investment opportunities in construction and related industries

Engineering and construction are likely to be attractive areas for investors as a revival in infrastructure spending accelerates over the next decade, according to a white paper from The Boston Company Asset Management (TBCAM), the Boston-based equity investor for BNY Mellon.  »


Assets in listed alternatives on the London and Amsterdam stock exchanges total USD73bn

There are USD73bn of assets in listed alternatives on the London and Amsterdam stock exchange, according to Dexion Capital, the alternatives investment bank. »

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First Reserve selects iLEVEL to monitor portfolio

First Reserve has selected the iLEVEL Private Capital Data Platform to streamline its portfolio data collection process and to manage the performance data of its portfolio of energy assets. »

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Warburg Pincus completes USD4bn global private equity energy fundraise

Private equity firm Warburg Pincus has closed Warburg Pincus Energy at USD4 billion, surpassing its fundraising target of USD3 billion and reaching the fund cap agreed with investors.  »


Marwyn Value Investors invests in Haversham

Marwyn Value Investors has entered into a placing letter to subscribe for GBP8.96 million of new ordinary shares in Haversham Holdings plc. »

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