FCF @ Biotech Finanz-Gipfel 2020 | 4th FCF Life Sciences Venture Capital Report published

Arno Fuchs presented the “4th FCF Life Sciences Venture Capital Report”at the Biotech Finanz-Gipfel 2020, organized by BIO Deutschland. The report addresses the 2019 venture capital financing trends in the German and European life sciences industry.

Key insights were:

  • Europe has continued its upward trend of life sciences venture financing in Europe, with UK recording the most transactions and highest volumes in the last 5 years
  • Oncology was the most sought indication in 2019, with BioNTech leading the TOP 10 deals in Europe
  • The biggest 2019 vintage funds were raised from British and French investors, pushing European venture capital fundraising volumes to the highest level in the last 5 years
  • Cross-border investors tend to play a more important role, especially in later stage rounds, with the US being the most important cross-border investor in Europe

To access the full report, please click here.

By Dr. Mathias SchottSebastian Sommer