Gerresheimer said late last month that it tapped Dr. Bernd Metzner as its new chief financial officer, set to take position at the latest by July 1 next year. Prior to joining the Dusseldorf-based company, Metzner acted as CFO at Ströer, a position he took up in June 2014. He also held positions at Bayer […]
Frazier Healthcare Ventures
Private equity shop Frazier Healthcare Partners said yesterday that it raised a $525 million fund to invest in small healthcare companies. The Seattle-based company, which has more than $2 billion in assets under management, said the subscribers include existing and new limited partners, which represent some endowments, public and private pension funds and financial institutions. The new fund […]
On-Q-ity, which raised a $26 million Series A round back in December 2009, quietly folded its tents last year after an unsuccessful bid to develop its technology for personalized cancer detection.
Bruce Booth, a partner at Atlas Ventures, 1 of the VC shops that backed the company (and a member of On-Q-ity’s board), detailed the reasons behind the decision this week on his blog, Life Sci VC.