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H.I.G. Capital raises $268M for new bioventures fund

H.I.G. Capital, a global private equity firm with more than $8.5 billion under management, has closed its second life sciences-focused venture fund - H.I.G. BioVentures II – at $268 million, exceeding its $250 million target. Like its first life sciences fund, HIG BioVentures, the new fund will invest in North American companies across a broad range of sectors and development stages, with a focus on pharmaceuticals, medical devices, and diagnostics.

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Novel Pain Therapeutics: When Will Life Get Better On The Island Of Pain?

Nothing has arguably hurt pharmaceutical investors and dealmakers quite so often and with such force as novel pain drug development failures. As a result, a once hot field has gone cold. Despite setbacks, great strides have been made in understanding the complex biology of pain. Scientists have discovered numerous new pain pathway targets with the potential for designing effective agents with fewer off-target effects. Improvements that make preclinical studies more predictive of clinical success are also opening up new opportunities. At the same time, drug developers now understand better how to design drug trials that can segment patient populations to demonstrate therapeutic efficacy more precisely, potentially reducing placebo effects and paving the way for an era of personalized pain medicine.

Bicycle Therapeutics appoints non-executive chairman

Cambridge-based biotech Bicycle Therapeutics has appointed Andy Sandham as non-executive chairman. Mr Sandham held previous roles at Cantab Pharmaceuticals, Hexagen, Signature BioScience and Ionix Pharmaceutials, and continues to serve as chairman and CEO of Kymab and non-executive director of NeurAxon and PBL.

Recent Financings of Private Companies (11/2010)

Start-Up's monthly comprehensive review of emerging life science companies that have received venture funding during the month, including companies in the pharmaceutical, medical device, diagnostic and research instrumentation and reagent sectors.
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Company Information

  • Industry
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Therapeutic Areas
  • Neurology, Nervous System
  • Alias(es)
  • Ownership
  • Private
  • Headquarters
  • Worldwide
    • North America
      • Canada
  • Parent & Subsidiaries
  • NeurAxon Inc.
  • Senior Management
  • John S Andrews, PhD, Pres. & CSO
  • Contact Info
  • NeurAxon Inc.
    Phone: (416) 673-6697
    16-1375 Southdown Rd.
    Ste. 318
    Mississauga, ON L5J 2Z1