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Lisa Suennen to leave Psilos Group

Lisa Suennen has left Psilos Group after 15 years with the firm to serve as a consultant to venture firms, startups and corporations as she evaluates new opportunities

Slideshow: Bring on the 2012 IPO Candidates

The market for venture-backed IPOs has been pretty dead so far this year. But based on new filing activity, it looks like there’s some optimism things will improve. At least six venture-backed companies have filed to go public since the start of the year, in sectors ranging from enterprise software to semiconductors to car rentals. […]

Psilos Group Looks to Raise $400M VC Fund

The Psilos Group, a healthcare focused VC, is looking to raise $400 million with its latest fund, three sources say.

Psilos held a first close in December of roughly $50 million, one of the sources say. The target for fund IV is $450 million, that person says.

Founded in 1998, Psilos currently has $585 million under management. The firm’s third fund, Psilos Group Partners III LP, raised $303 million in 2007.

Psilos, which has offices in New York, Corte Madera, Calif., and Santa Fe, N.M., invests in healthcare services, healthcare information technology and medical technology. The VC firm typically puts in from $8 million to $15 million per deal and expects to invest up to $20 million to $25 million over the life of an investment, according to the Psilos web site.

Al Waxman: IPOs Are Looking Dicey, But PE Can Pick up the Slack

Last month, one Psilos Group-backed portfolio company was all set to file an S-1 to go public. We did have one IPO in France in July before the world markets got strange. But then there was the debt ceiling crisis in Washington, more bad news on the economic front, and a steep sell-off in the […]

SeeChange Sees $20M Series B

SeeChange, the health management and healthcare company, has accepted $20 million from new investor Maverick Capital and existing investor Psilos Group. Eric Kim worked on the investment from Maverick and Al Waxman, from Psilos, worked on the transactions. Other specifics were not publicized.

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