KKR has led a $66 million round of financing in ophthalmic medical device company Acufocus, its first investment in the eye care space.
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The firm has acquired Exocad, which creates design software for dentists, from its European technology fund.
German venture firm Earlybird Venture Capital has held a first close of its €120m healthcare technology fund with LPs including appliances manufacturer Miele.
The direct secondaries firm has hired three investment professionals and opened an office in Bavaria to help it manage the 23-asset portfolio.
San Francisco’s Golden Gate Capital has sold Phillips-Medisize Corporation, a manufacturer of moulded products for the medical device industry, to Molex Incorporated.
The private equity firms are selling their remaining stakes in orthopaedic product maker Zimmer Biomet for $965.4m.
The Russian government fund announced several healthcare investments at the St Petersburg International Economic Forum.
The Series B funding round will be used to source therapeutic and agriculture applications for Caribou’s innovative gene editing research.
The proceeds of the raise will be put towards a pivotal US trial, and to expand the geographic footprint of EndoStim’s anti-reflux treatment.
As the group nears a final close of its sixth fund, Private Healthcare Investor spoke to Cinven’s healthcare team principal, Matt Norton, to find out where the firm is currently hunting for new deals.