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HBM Healthcare Investments AG

Investor type Venture Capital


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Total investments 226
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 123
Rounds per year 10.76
Lead investments 31
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 58
Key employees 4
Stages of investment
Late Stage Venture
Private Equity

Areas of investment

  • Biotechnology
  • Health Care
  • Medical
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Therapeutics

The main office of represented VC is situated in the Zug. The company was established in Europe in Switzerland.

Among the most popular portfolio startups of the fund, we may highlight ARMO BioSciences, Harmony Biosciences, Vivoryon Therapeutics. For fund there is no match between the country of its foundation and the country of its the most frequent investments - United States. Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Medical, Medical Device. Besides, a startup needs to be aged 6-10 years to get the investment from the fund. The fund has exact preference in some founders of portfolio startups. In case when startup counts 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to get the investment is meager.

Besides them, we counted 4 critical employees of this fund in our database.

The top activity for fund was in 2007. Despite it in 2019 the fund had an activity. The typical startup value when the investment from HBM Healthcare Investments AG is 100-500 millions dollars. Speaking about the real fund results, this VC is 6 percentage points more often commits exit comparing to other organizations. Comparing to the other companies, this HBM Healthcare Investments AG performs on 3 percentage points less the average number of lead investments. The fund is generally included in 2-6 deals every year. The increased amount of exits for fund were in 2018. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 5-6 partakers. Despite the HBM Healthcare Investments AG, startups are often financed by OrbiMed, Kleiner Perkins, Novo Holdings. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are OUP (Osage University Partners), Novartis Venture Fund, Venrock. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by SV Health Investors, Alta Partners, Maverick Ventures.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

Fog Pharmaceuticals

Health Care
$178M21 Nov 2022 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Odyssey Therapeutics

Health Care
$168M13 Oct 2022 Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States


Health Care
$40M06 Sep 2022 Gurgaon, Haryana, India

C Ray Therapeutics

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
05 Aug 2022 -

Valcare Medical

Health Care
28 Jul 2022 Israel, Tel Aviv District, Israel

Shape Memory Medical

Health Care
Medical Device
20 Jul 2022 San Jose, California, United States

Vascular Dynamics

Medical Device
$20M12 Jul 2022 Mountain View, California, United States

Dren Bio

Health Care
Life Science
$65M14 Jun 2022 California, United States

Mineralys Therapeutics

$118M08 Jun 2022 Radnor, Pennsylvania, United States
NiKang Therapeutics Announces Completion of $200 Million Series C Financing to Advance Highly Differentiated Small Molecules Addressing Difficult-to-Drug Targets

– NiKang Therapeutics Inc. announced the completion of an oversubscribed $200m series C financing led by Cormorant Asset Management, HBM Healthcare Investments and Octagon Capital Advisors with participations from a premier syndicate of funds including new investors EcoR1 Capital, Perceptive Advisors, Wellington Management, Ally Bridge Group, Pavilion Capital, funds and accounts managed by BlackRock, RA Capital Management, Surveyor Capital (a Citadel company), Samsara BioCapital, PFM Health Sciences, Invus, Janus Henderson Investors and Logos Capital.
– All existing investors including CBC Group, RTW Investments, LP, Lilly Asia Ventures, Matrix Partners China, and Casdin Capital participated in the financing.

Pyxis Oncology Raises $152M Series B Round

– Pyxis Oncology from Longwood Fund has closed a $152m Series B financing.
– The round was led by Arix Bioscience and co-led by RTW Investments, LP.
– New investors included Perceptive Advisors, RA Capital Management, Pfizer Ventures, BVF Partners, L.P., Janus Henderson Investors, Cormorant Asset Management, HBM Healthcare Investments, funds managed by Tekla Capital Management LLC, Acuta Capital Partners, Ridgeback Capital Investments, Surveyor Capital (a Citadel company), Laurion Capital Management, Logos Capital and LifeSci Venture Partners.


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