Biotechnology Market Overview June 2011

The link below is an update on the biotechnology market we thought you may find of interest. Total U.S. capital raised by biotechnology companies in 2010 rose by 15% and the sector is poised for continued growth through 2011 and beyond.

Biotechnology Market Overview June 2011

Below are a few highlights touched upon in greater detail within the report:

– In the past two years there has been a significant increase in United States biotech financing

– European optimism about the prospects of the biotech industry, amid the recent market challenges, remains strong

– Over the past couple years, venture capital funds with charters that permit investments in public entities had been taking advantage of buying opportunities

– While the continued recovery of the economy may open the window for more IPOs, the rest of 2011 is expected to see more bolt-on acquisitions and bite-sized deals

Please let us know if you have questions or would like to discuss any corporate strategy or business development initiatives. We look forward to connecting soon and a productive second half of 2011.

Regards,
Bourne Partners Team

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About Bourne Partners

As a healthcare-focused merchant bank, Bourne Partners provides financial advisory, direct investment, alternative assets and management consulting services to our client-partners. We play an active role in helping businesses grow by creating long-term, profitable relationships that extend beyond single transactions. It is our focus on relationships and long-term results that has yielded us an impeccable track record of client satisfaction . Our direct and indirect investments in sector-leading companies – often through our relationships with top-tier Private Equity funds – allow us to learn about the best-of-the-best from the inside and apply that knowledge to the companies we serve. At Bourne Partners, we operate within a specific set of core boundaries: integrity, accountability, teamwork, loyalty and commitment are the driving forces behind everything we do.
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