Vivo Capital Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Growth Capital Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Vivo Capital has acquired 1 company. It has also invested in 2 others.

Vivo Capital’s most common sectors for investment arelife science (71%) and medical products (30%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include venture (65%) and pipe (12%). In total, Vivo Capital has invested in 8 US states and 3 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Vivo Capital has exited 4 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is ipo (72%). Vivo Capital’s largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2019 when it sold SentreHEART for $300M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity24
    • M&A Buy Activity17
    • M&A Sell Activity7
  • Total Sectors Invested 2
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 7
  • M&A Advisors 1

Vivo Capital

192 Lytton Avenue,
Palo Alto, California 94301
United States
(650) 688-0818
www.vivocapital.com
info@vivocapital.com

Vivo Capital is a healthcare investment firm focused on opportunities throughout the US and China. Specific areas of interest include biopharmaceuticals, specialty pharmaceuticals, and medical devices. The Firm looks to identify and work with companies at the development and commercial stage products in the US and at the revenue stage in China. Vivo Capital was established in 1997 and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Life Science, Medical Products

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Growth Capital, Venture

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Asia/Pacific

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue - -
Target EBITDA - -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value - -

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '16 '17 '18 '19 '20 '21 T
Buy (1.4/yr) # 10 4 1 1 - 1 17
Sell (1.0/yr) # 2 1 1 1 - 2 7
vol $300M $300M
  24

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
Impel NeuroPharma, Inc. 2021-04-22 - IPO
Seattle, Washington · www.impelnp.com
Surgical Specialties 2021-02-01 - Add-on Acquisition
Westwood, Massachusetts · www.surgicalspecialties.com
Seran Bioscience, Inc. 2021-01-05 - Growth Capital
Bend, Oregon · www.seranbio.com
SentreHEART, Inc. 2019-08-12 300M USD Add-on Acquisition
Redwood City, California · www.sentreheart.com
Minerva Surgical, Inc. 2019-01-04 - Venture
Redwood City, California · www.minervasurgical.com
VISEN Pharma (Shanghai) Co., Ltd 2018-11-08 - Joint Venture
Shanghai, China · www.visenpharma.com
Tricida, Inc. 2018-06-02 - IPO
South San Francisco, California · www.tricida.com
Medeor Therapeutics, Inc. 2017-11-27 - Venture
San Mateo, California · www.medeortherapeutics.com
Outpost Medicine LLC 2017-11-15 - Venture
Indianapolis, Indiana · www.outpostmedicine.com
Apellis Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 2017-11-08 - IPO
Waltham, Kentucky · www.apellis.com
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M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Life Science 7 (70%) - 12 (71%) -
Medical Products 3 (30%) - 5 (29%) -
Total 10 - 17 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 9 (90%) - 15 (88%) -
  California 3 (30%) - 6 (35%) -
  Pennsylvania 2 (20%) - 2 (12%) -
  Massachusetts 1 (10%) - 2 (12%) -
  Oregon 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
  Ohio 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
  Indiana 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
  Washington - - 1 (6%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (6%) -
China 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Ireland - - 1 (6%) -
Total 10 - 17 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Venture 5 (50%) - 11 (65%) -
PIPE 2 (20%) - 2 (12%) -
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) - - 1 (6%) -
Growth Capital 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Joint Venture 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Stake Purchase 1 (10%) - 1 (6%) -
Total 10 - 17 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
IPO 5 (71%) -
Trade Sale - Public Company 1 (14%) 300M (100%)
Trade Sale 1 (14%) -
Total 7 $300M

Top M&A Advisors

Financial Deals
Monroe Capital LLC
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 1 $300M
TOTAL $300M
Largest SentreHEART, Inc.
$300M (2019-08-12)

M&A Connections

Deals
Exited to
Strategic(s)
29%
2 (29%)

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