Sector updates in May

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Investment firms

  • Sands Capital raises $555 million for a new life science fund to invest in private companies developing therapeutics, diagnostics, devices and tools companies.
  • NewVale Capital has raised $167 million inaugural fund to invest in services companies that provide infrastructure to biopharmas

Analysts and Banking

  • Isobel Crabb has left her role as Healthcare Analyst at Cantor Fitzgerald


  • Max Bayer has left his role at Fierce Biotech and has been appointed Pharma Reporter at Endpoints
  • Heather Landi has been promoted to Executive Editor at Fierce Healthcare (US)
  • Taylor Mixides has left her role as Editor at Drug Target Review
  • Tasmin Lockwood has left Business Insider and is now Freelance
  • Claire Brown has been appointed Sustainability Reporter at The Wall Street Journal
  • Macy Alcido has been appointed Deputy Editor for Forbes Health at Forbes Advisor
  • Charlotte Edwards has left her role as Assistant Technology and Science Editor at The Sun and has moved to BBC News to cover money, work and tech
  • David Carnevali has left his role as a Mergers & Acquisitions Reporter at Reuters and there is no news on his next role
  • Ethan Ennals has been promoted to Health Editor at The Mail on Sunday
  • Barney Calman has been appointed Head of Health at Mail Online and The Mail on Sunday
  • Raven Saunt has been promoted to US Deputy Femail Editor at Mail Online
  • Samuel Lovett has left his role as Deputy Global Health Editor at The Telegraph and has joined The Times and Sunday Times in New York as a Reporter
  • Alex Wilhelm,previously Editor-in-Chief at TechCrunchPlus, is now Host of ‘This Week in Startups Podcast’ (US)
  • Paul Cullen has left his role as Health Editor at The Irish Times (Ireland) and there is no news on his next role
  • Shauna Bowers has transitioned to Health Correspondent at The Irish Times (Ireland)