Founders Henri Beaufour


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Total investments 12
Average round size
The average size of a deal this fund participated in
Portfolio companies 10
Rounds per year 0.13
Lead investments 1
Follow on index
How often the fund supports its portfolio startups at next rounds
Exits 3
Key employees Soon

Areas of investment

  • Health Care
  • Biotechnology
  • Pharmaceutical
  • Therapeutics
  • Drug Discovery

Ipsen is the famous Corporate Investor, which was founded in 1929. The main office of represented Corporate Investor is situated in the Boulogne-billancourt. The venture was found in Europe in France.

Speaking about the real fund results, this Corporate Investor is 9 percentage points less often commits exit comparing to other organizations. The fund is constantly included in less than 2 investment rounds annually. Deals in the range of 10 - 50 millions dollars are the general things for fund. The higher amount of exits for fund were in 2017. The important activity for fund was in 2019. This Ipsen works on 4 percentage points more the average amount of lead investments comparing to the other organizations.

The standard case for the fund is to invest in rounds with 4-5 partakers. Despite the Ipsen, startups are often financed by New Enterprise Associates, MPM Capital, Third Rock Ventures. The meaningful sponsors for the fund in investment in the same round are Third Rock Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, MPM Capital. In the next rounds fund is usually obtained by Third Rock Ventures, SV Health Investors, Pfizer Venture Investments.

The current fund was established by Henri Beaufour.

Among the most popular fund investment industries, there are Biotechnology, Health Care. Among the various public portfolio startups of the fund, we may underline Thesan Pharmaceuticals, Pyxis Oncology, Pyxis Oncology For fund there is no match between the location of its establishment and the land of its numerous investments - United States. The fund has no exact preference in a number of founders of portfolio startups. If startup sums 4 or 5+ of the founder, the chance for it to be financed is low. Besides, a startup requires to be at the age of 6-10 years to receive the investment from the fund.

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Notable deals

CompanyIndustryRound SizeDateInvestorsLocation

BAKX Therapeutics

Health Care
$25M18 Nov 2021 Kingston, New York, United States

Pyxis Oncology

Health Care
$152M30 Mar 2021 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Xilio Therapeutics

Health Care
Health Diagnostics
$100M02 Mar 2020 Massachusetts, United States

Pyxis Oncology

Health Care
$22M17 Jul 2019 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Rhythm Pharmaceuticals

$41M16 Feb 2017 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Akkadeas Pharma

Health Care
31 Jan 2017 Lombardy

Purer Skin

Developer Platform
Health Care
$40M13 Aug 2015 Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Thesan Pharmaceuticals

Drug Discovery
$49M24 Feb 2014 Carlsbad, California, United States

Motus Therapeutics

Health Care
$8M27 Nov 2012 Boston, Massachusetts, United States


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