Goodwin Procter LLP and Loyens & Loeff advised Lauxera Capital Partners on the deal, while NautaDutilh assisted LUMICKS Technologies B.V.
Lauxera Capital Partners announced their investment in LUMICKS as part of a $93 million Series D Financing. LUMICKS is a leading life science company that develops equipment for dynamic single-molecule and cell avidity analysis, two rapidly emerging areas in biology research and immuno-oncology. Built upon innovative technologies, such as optical tweezers (Nobel Prize for Physics 2018) and STED super-resolution (Nobel Prize for Chemistry 2014), LUMICKS tools facilitate the understanding of life to the smallest detail.
The funding round was led by new investors Lauxera Capital Partners and Farallon Capital Management, along with Softbank Group, funds and accounts advised by T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc., Parian Global Management, Pura Vida Investments, and Irving Investors.
Lauxera Capital Partners is an independent, global investment firm focused on HealthTech growth companies. Founded in 2020 by a combined group of company builders and career healthcare investors, Lauxera’s team is based in Paris and San Francisco in order to serve as a bridge between healthcare innovations born in the EU and global customers and capital markets. Lauxera invests in commercial-stage, EU HealthTech businesses poised to scale into market-leading category champions.
The Goodwin Procter LLP deal team was led by Bill Schnoor (Picture) and Sophie McGrath with invaluable assistance from Wynn Stateman.
The NautaDutilh’s team consisted of Paul van der Bijl, Ruud Smits, Sanne Meester, Leanne Meurs, Joppe Schoute and Daan Hagelstein.
The Loyens & Loeff team included Frank Leijdesdorff, Koen van Middelaar, Jet de Mol van Otterloo, Renate Meijer, Eline Viersen, Jaap Beens.
Involved fees earner: Sophie McGrath – Goodwin Procter; William Schnoor Jr. – Goodwin Procter; Wynn Stateman – Goodwin Procter; Jaap Beens – Loyens & Loeff; Jet de Mol van Otterloo – Loyens & Loeff; Frank Leijdesdorff – Loyens & Loeff; Renate Meijer – Loyens & Loeff; Koen van Middelaar – Loyens & Loeff; Eline Viersen – Loyens & Loeff; Daan Hagelstein – NautaDutilh; Sanne Meester – NautaDutilh; Leanne Meurs – NautaDutilh; Joppe Schoute – NautaDutilh; Ruud Smits – NautaDutilh; Paul van der Bijl – NautaDutilh;
Law Firms: Goodwin Procter; Loyens & Loeff; NautaDutilh;
Clients: Lauxera Capital Partners; LUMICKS Technologies;