In July 2015 leon-nanodrugs GmbH raises EUR 18.5 million in Series A financing TVM Capital Life Science leads international syndicate of investors – an additional EUR 3 million investment is expected later in 2015
leon nanodrugs GmbH completed the first closing of its Series A preferred stock offering at EUR 18.5 million. The financing was led by TVM Capital Life Science, based in Munich and Montreal, with participation from Signet Healthcare Partners (USA), LifeCare Partners (Switzerland), CD-Venture (Germany), Albany Private Equity Holding (Australia), and a non-disclosed Family Office from Germany. Dr. Hubert Birner, Managing Partner, and Stefan Fischer, General Partner & CFO, TVM Capital Life Science, James Gale, Managing Director, Signet Healthcare Partners, Dr. Gerhard Ries, Managing Partner, LifeCare Partners, Dr. Frank Mathias, CEO, Medigene AG, and Dr. Bernd Baumstümmler, CEO, Instillo Group, will be joining the Board of Directors.
TVM Capital Life Science
TVM Capital Life Science is providing venture capital to the international pharmaceutical, biopharmaceutical and medical technology industries with more than 30-years of transatlantic investment track record and in excess of US$1.3bn under management. TVM Capital Life Science currently invests from its 7th fund generation, TVM Life Science Ventures VII, with an integrated team of investment professionals from Munich and Montreal.
Signet Healthcare partners
Signet Healthcare partners was founded in 1998 with the establishment of the Corporate Opportunities Funds. Since 1998, we have organized three funds and completed investments in approximately 46 companies. The team is comprised of six professionals with principal offices in New York City. This team brings over 100 years experience of collective healthcare experience in the specialty pharmaceutical, medical device, private equity and investment banking businesses.
For the past sixteen years, Signet Healthcare has maintained its dedicated focus to diversified healthcare investing – primarily serving as lead investor to expansion stage companies engaged in specialty pharmaceuticals, medical devices and the pharma services industries.
LifeCare Partners is an independent investment advisory firm providing financing to private and public life science companies. LifeCare Partners targets the entire life science industry with special focus on medical technology, diagnostics, biopharmaceuticals, food & nutrition, industrial biotechnology, biomaterials, e-health and bioenergy. Based in Basel, the LifeCare Partners team has successfully invested in more than 30 life science companies over the last years, of which a large number have already been listed on the stock exchange or have been acquired by leading players in the life science industry.