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5th June 2019

Downing leads £1.5m investment in The Electrospinning Company

Downing Ventures has led a £1.5 million funding in The Electrospinning Company, alongside VC firm MidVen, Newable Private Investing and the STFC.


29th May 2019

Seventure Partners renews support to Domain Therapeutics and invests €3.5M

Domain Therapeutics has announced that it has secured a €3.5M ($3.9M) investment from existing shareholder Seventure Partners, to accelerate its next growth phase. 

23rd May 2019

Syncona founds Quell Therapeutics with £35 million investment

Syncona Ltd has founded Quell Therapeutics, a new cell therapy company, with a £35 million commitment in a Series A financing of which Syncona has committed £34.0 million with a further £1.0 million being contributed by UCL Technology Fund. Syncona will have a 69.3 per cent stake (1) in the business, with the first tranche of the Series A commitment of £8.3m paid in May 2019.

23rd May 2019

PBD Biotech appoints new CEO

Angel backed novel diagnostic developer PBD Biotech has appointed new CEO Mark Hammond to drive the company’s expansion. 

20th May 2019

Catalan biomedical companies attracted €106 million in 2018 for new drugs and technology

The global biomedical market is in the midst of a period of stable growth and Catalonia, one of the most dynamic healthcare hubs in the world, is also enjoying this trend. 2018 was a positive year for the Catalan biomedical business fabric, in terms of funding, R&D alliances and advances, and launching new drugs and medical technology.

1st May 2019

Bowmark sells CARE Fertility to Silverfleet Capital

Bowmark Capital, the mid-market private equity firm, has agreed to sell CARE Fertility, the UK’s leading fertility clinic group for IVF treatment, to Silverfleet Capital.

29th April 2019

 EMV Capital invests in liquid biopsy company Vortex Biosciences

EMV Capital has acquired a controlling stake in Bay Area-based Vortex Biosciences, and a further investment package to accelerate the company’s development.

18th April 2019

Touch Biometrix secures £2 m funding from Deepbridge

Touch Biometrix has received a £2million investment from Deepbridge Capital.

The Series A funding through the Deepbridge Technology Growth Enterprise Investment Scheme (EIS) fund follows initial seed funding of £150,000 last year.

North Wales based Touch Biometrix is developing a new class of fingerprint sensor for application to consumer electronics such as smartphones and laptops.

17th April 2019

Foresight invests £5 million in healthcare company 3fivetwo Group

Foresight Group has made a £5 million growth capital investment into Northern Ireland’s largest private healthcare business, 352 Medical Group Limited. 

10th April 2019

ICG and Merieux Equity Partners buy DOC Generici

Intermediate Capital Group’s Europe VII Fund has announced it has, in partnership with Mérieux Equity Partners and DOC Generici’s management team, agreed to invest in Doc Generici, one of Italy’s largest independent generic pharmaceutical companies - subject to antitrust approval.

10th April 2019

BGF exits investment in The Good Care Group

BGF has successfully exited its minority stake in care service provider, The Good Care Group, alongside all other shareholders. Following a period of significant organic growth, the company has been acquired by Sodexo UK. The Good Care Group offers industry-leading live-in care services which help people live well at home for longer by providing specialist care in the comfort of the home.  Founded in 2009 by Fiona Lowry, the group provides care to clients around the UK.  The business is leading the way in supporting those with medical conditions including dementia, Parkinson’s, MS and Motor Neurone disease - helping to improve their wellbeing and overall quality of life. 

2nd April 2019

The UK Bioindustry Association publishes latest quarterly update

Jeremy Curnock Cook, Managing Director of BioScience Managers, comments on the BiA's latest financing figures.

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