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Bain Capital Life Sciences

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Total investments 74
Average round size
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The average size of a deal this fund participated in
$114M
Portfolio companies 46
Rounds per year 9.25
Lead investments 15
Follow on index
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How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
0.36
Exits 22
Key employees 2
Stages of investment
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Medical
  • Therapeutics
Summary

Bain Capital Life Sciences appeared to be the VC, which was created in 2016. The company was established in North America in United States. The leading representative office of defined VC is situated in the Boston.

The fund has no exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager. Among the most successful fund investment fields, there are Manufacturing, Health Care. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. For fund there is a match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Annexon Biosciences, Rapid Micro Biosystems, Pharvaris

The overall number of key employees were 2.

The usual cause for the fund is to invest in rounds with 6-7 partakers. Despite the Bain Capital Life Sciences, startups are often financed by Correlation Ventures, Omega Funds, Longitude Capital. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are RA Capital Management, Cormorant Asset Management, Foresite Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Samsara BioCapital, Pfizer Venture Investments, Perceptive Advisors.

The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Considering the real fund results, this VC is 70 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The common things for fund are deals in the range of 50 - 100 millions dollars. The top activity for fund was in 2017. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. This Bain Capital Life Sciences works on 21 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations. The fund is constantly included in 2-6 investment rounds annually.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Areteia Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Health Care
Life Science
Therapeutics
$75M13 Feb 2024 -

Eyebiotech

Biotechnology
Medical
$65M14 Nov 2023 New York, New York, United States

Upstream Bio

Health Care
Pharmaceutical
$200M08 Jun 2023 Waltham, Massachusetts, United States

Alkeus Pharmaceuticals

Biotechnology
Medical
Medical Device
Pharmaceutical
$150M05 Jun 2023 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Jnana

Biotechnology
Health Care
Therapeutics
$107M15 Nov 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Rivus Pharmaceuticals

Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical
Pharmaceutical
$132M22 Sep 2022 Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

JenaValve Technology

Health Care
Medical
Medical Device
$100M31 Aug 2022 Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Areteia Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Health Care
Life Science
Therapeutics
$350M12 Jul 2022 -

Xilio Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Therapeutics
$95M24 Feb 2021 Massachusetts, United States
News
Amylyx Pharmaceuticals Raises $135M in Series C Financing

– Amylyx Pharmaceuticals, Inc. closed $135m in Series C financing.
Viking Global Investors led the round with participation from Bain Capital Life Sciences, Perceptive Advisors, Rock Springs Capital, Woodline Partners, Marshall Wace, Tybourne Capital Management, Verition Fund Management, aMoon Fund and Falcon Edge.
– The company intends to use the funds for the clinical development and potential launch plans for lead product candidate AMX0035, for the potential treatment of ALS, and further research and development in other neurodegenerative diseases.

Imperative Care Raises $260 Million to Advance Innovations that Elevate Stroke Care

– Imperative Care, Inc. announced that it has closed a $260m Series D financing led by D1 Capital Partners.
– New investors HealthCor Investments LLC and Innovatus Capital Partners also joined the round. Existing Imperative Care investors Ally Bridge Group, Bain Capital Life Sciences, Ascension Ventures, Delos Capital, Rock Springs Capital, and Amed Ventures participated in the financing.
– James Rogers from D1 will join Imperative Care’s Board of Directors.
– Proceeds from the financing will be used to support ongoing commercialization and development of a wide range of Imperative Care’s technologies in the broad continuum of stroke care, as well as to create a strategic network of wholly owned development subsidiaries in a number of areas of synergy.

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Total investments 74
Average round size 114M
Rounds per year 9.25
Peak activity year 2020
Lead investments 15
Follow on index 0.36
Exits 22
Group Appearance index 0.95

Latest deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Areteia Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Health Care
Life Science
Therapeutics
$75M13 Feb 2024 -

Eyebiotech

Biotechnology
Medical
$65M14 Nov 2023 New York, New York, United States

Upstream Bio

Health Care
Pharmaceutical
$200M08 Jun 2023 Waltham, Massachusetts, United States

Alkeus Pharmaceuticals

Biotechnology
Medical
Medical Device
Pharmaceutical
$150M05 Jun 2023 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Jnana

Biotechnology
Health Care
Therapeutics
$107M15 Nov 2022 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Rivus Pharmaceuticals

Biotechnology
Health Care
Medical
Pharmaceutical
$132M22 Sep 2022 Charlottesville, Virginia, United States

JenaValve Technology

Health Care
Medical
Medical Device
$100M31 Aug 2022 Munich, Bavaria, Germany

Areteia Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Health Care
Life Science
Therapeutics
$350M12 Jul 2022 -

Xilio Therapeutics

Biotechnology
Health Care
Health Diagnostics
Therapeutics
$95M24 Feb 2021 Massachusetts, United States
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