Dutch Fund raises €250M to invest in Late Stage Biotechs

15/06/2016 - 2 minutes

Gilde Healthcare has raised €250M for its 4th fund in an oversubscribed round. The money will go to late-stage MedTech, digital health and therapeutics, which can join a portfolio with some of the European celebrity-Biotechs.

gilde_healthcare_iv_fund_biotechGilde Healthcare is based in Utrecht (Netherlands) and Cambridge (Massachussets), investing in healthcare companies on both sides of the Atlantic.

This VC has now raised €250M for its 4th fund – Gilde Healthcare IV. The round was backed by a mix of international investors, which included well-known Dutch company Philips (technology giant also with MedTech products) and Johnson & Johnson Innovation (US).

For the IV Fund, single investments in each biotech will be between €15M and €25M. The current portfolio includes companies like Agendia (which developed a diagnostic test for breast cancer), Acacia (developing anti-nausea medication) and Symphogen (one of the top biotechs in Copenhagen).

Gilde’s strategy to investing focuses on later stages of Biotech,

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