Warburg Pincus is a leading global private equity firm focused on growth investing. The firm has more than $30 billion in assets under management. Its active portfolio of more than 125 companies is highly diversified by stage, sector, and geography. Warburg Pincus is a growth investor and an experienced partner to management teams seeking to build durable companies with sustainable value. Founded in 1966, Warburg Pincus has raised 13 private equity funds which have invested more than $40 billion in over 650 companies in more than 30 countries. Since inception, the firm has invested approximately $7.5 billion in healthcare companies, including investments in American Medical Systems (acquired by Endo Pharmaceuticals in 2011), Bausch & Lomb, Coventry Health Care (NYSE: CVH), Euromedic International (acquired by Merrill Lynch Global Private Equity and Ares Life Sciences in 2008), Harbin Pharmaceuticals (SHA: 600664), InterMune (NASDAQ: ITMN), Lepu Medical Technology (SHE: 300003), RegionalCare Hospital Partners, ReSearch Pharmaceutical Services, Rural/Metro Corporation and Tornier (NASDAQ: TRNX). The firm is headquartered in New York with offices in Amsterdam, Beijing, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, London, Luxembourg, Mauritius, Mumbai, San Francisco, Sao Paulo and Shanghai.
Bay City Capital LLC (Bay City Capital) was established in 1997 for the purpose of managing investment funds in the life sciences industry. Since that date, they have managed eight venture funds representing over $1.6 billion in capital invested in over 90 companies worldwide. Five of these funds are general life sciences funds, and three are sector funds.
Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB) is a well known Silicon Valley venture capital firm, due in large part to their past success. They were early investors in many significant companies, including Amazon, AOL, Compaq, Electronic Arts, Google, Intuit, Macromedia, Netscape, Segway, and Sun Microsystems. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers is a venture capital firm that provides resources to entrepreneurs as well as capital investment. For nearly 30 years, they have invested in hundreds of market-defining ventures that have resulted in the creation of over 250,000 new jobs, over $100 billion in new revenue, and over $650 billion in market capitalization. The name of the firm comes from the four founding partners: Eugene Kleiner, Tom Perkins, Frank J. Caufield, and Brook Byers.