OrbiMed launches $307M Israel venture capital fund

Tuesday, May 24, 2016

OrbiMed, an investment firm focused on the healthcare sector, announced the closing of its second Israel-focused venture capital fund, OrbiMed Israel Partners II, LP, with approximately $307 million in capital commitments. Investors in the fund include several of the world’s largest healthcare companies, in addition to dozens of institutional investors and family offices.

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FutuRx begins operations in Israel

Monday, January 13, 2014

FutuRx Incubator, formerly BioBoost, which has been granted a license by Israel’s Ministry of Economy to establish a biotech incubator in Israel, began operations Jan. 1 at the Weizmann Science Park in Ness Ziona. Thirty to 40 startup companies are planned to be established during the next eight years. FutuRx was incorporated jointly by OrbiMed Israel Partners, Johnson & Johnson Innovation and Johnson & Johnson Development (JJDC) and Takeda Pharmaceutical through its corporate venture arm Takeda Ventures.

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OrbiMed launches $222 million fund in Israel life sciences

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

OrbiMed, a global investment management firm focused on the healthcare sector, has closed its first investment fund dedicated to life sciences venture capital opportunities based in Israel. The Fund, OrbiMed Israel Partners Limited Partnership, includes an anchor investment provided by the government of Israel, which also provided special economic terms through the initial tender process for the Fund.

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OrbiMed launches $600 million royalty fund

Thursday, September 1, 2011

OrbiMed, an investment management firm focused on the healthcare sector, has reported the final closing of a new fund that acquires healthcare royalty streams and provides structured debt capital to healthcare companies. The fund, the “Royalty Opportunities S.ar.l.,” is domiciled in Luxembourg and will invest worldwide to take advantage of OrbiMed’s global platform. Investors in the $600 million fund include some of the largest endowments, foundations and financial institutions globally.

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