Most-active investors in European biotechs

Novo tops list with 43 investments in European biotechs in past five years 

May 23, 2023 9:36 PM UTC
Updated on Jun 8, 2023 at 8:02 PM UTC

Four of the most-active venture investors in European biotech over the past five years are funds with ties to pharma, including Novo Holdings, which holds the top spot. 

With more than $14 billion in life sciences investments at the end of 2022, Novo tops the list of most-active investors in private European biotechs during 2018-22. BioCentury ranked the investors by the number of investments they made during the period; Novo had 43. Coming a close second was French government-backed Bpifrance, at 40 investments, followed by Forbion and Sofinnova Partners. EQT Life Sciences, formerly LSP, rounded out the top five...