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Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Company News: Oberland Capital Raises $425 Million Healthcare Royalty and Credit Opportunities Fund


- Significantly Exceeds Target -

Oberland Capital, an investment firm focused on the global healthcare industry, announced today the closing of its inaugural royalty and credit opportunities fund, Oberland Capital Healthcare, with $425 million in capital commitments.

Oberland Capital provides healthcare companies, institutions and inventors customized financing solutions with an emphasis on the biopharmaceutical, medical device and diagnostic sectors.  The fund targets investments ranging from $15 million to $100 million and has the ability to execute substantially larger transactions.

“We are grateful for the support shown by our limited partners in helping us to significantly surpass the $350 million target size for our first fund.  The strong response from investors is a testament to the quality and experience of our investment team and the demand for non-correlated investment strategies.  We look forward to building a diversified portfolio of attractive healthcare investments,” said Andrew Rubinstein, Managing Partner.

Monday, April 20, 2015

Company News: Curetis Expands Commercial Organization

- Augmented direct sales force, led by new Head of International Sales to broaden reach in key European markets

- New distribution partnerships in Italy and Middle East

Curetis AG, a developer of next-level molecular diagnostic solutions, today announced the strategic expansion of its sales and marketing program in Europe and the Middle East. The company appointed Klaudija Kiesinger as Head of International Sales for Western Europe and will add four new members to its broader international sales and marketing team by mid-year, bringing the total commercial team size to 14. With this sales force expansion, Curetis has added the U.K., France and the Benelux region (Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg) to its direct-sales markets.