Sergio Barreto

Sergio Barreto

Sergio Barreto is about 70% journalist, 30% tech geek. As an editor for The ABIS Group, he produces daily newsletters for leading healthcare and technology companies. With BMV Digital, he provides WordPress-based web developments services. Here at Alternatives Watch, he wears both hats - handling IT and occasionally writing about the intersection of alts, healthcare and tech.
Private Equity

Advent, GIC partner on $8bn deal to take Swedish biotech SOBI private

Advent International and Aurora Investment, a subsidiary of Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC, have offered to buy all shares of…

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Private Equity

Crestview bites into $500bn automation solutions market with JMP Solutions investment

Crestview Partners took the first step on its mission to build a market-leading global automation solutions provider by completing a…

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Private Equity

CDPQ, Centerbridge buy Medical Solutions for piece of $20 billion-plus U.S. healthcare staffing market

Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) and funds advised by Centerbridge Partners entered into a definitive agreement to…

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Manager News

NovaQuest’s Azurity Pharma acquires Arbor Pharma from KKR, others

Azurity Pharmaceuticals entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Arbor Pharmaceuticals from existing investors, including JW Asset Management and KKR.…

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Private Equity

Blackstone Life Sciences appoints four senior advisors

Blackstone's health care business named four industry heavy-hitters as senior advisors. The appointments come less than a year after Blackstone…

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Private Equity

Alts Watch Healthcare Beat: Nearly $1bn in fresh capital flows in latest life sciences deals

In numerical terms, our latest recon of private market investment in the life sciences is about on par with the…

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Featured

Biotech, medtech ring in the holidays with $868m in private market deals

If anything could put a damper on the red-hot private market activity in healthcare, the Thanksgiving holiday did — so…

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Private Equity

AW healthcare beat: $1.4bn in biotech/medtech deal making

One deal towers above the rest in our look at the $1.41 billion private capital activity in healthcare for the…

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Private Equity

Introducing the Alts Watch healthcare Beat

No, you're not imagining it: private equity investment in healthcare has been on the rise. In fact, Pitchbook data shows…

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Private Equity

OrbiMed, Wellington backers of Chinese biotech Gracell

Wellington Management Company and Morningside Ventures joined healthcare investment specialists OrbiMed and Vivo Capital to lead a $100 million Series…

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