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Sands Capital’s Pulse Fund III Secures $555M Close

May 13, 2024

The Life Sciences Pulse strategy partners with private companies helping transform how diseases are defined, diagnosed, and treated.

Sands Capital is pleased to announce the close of our third life sciences fund, Sands Capital Life Sciences Pulse Fund III (“Pulse III”), raising $555 million. Pulse III was met with high demand from both existing and new limited partners. This close increases total Pulse strategy capital commitments to $1.3 billion, including Sands Capital Life Sciences Pulse Fund (“Pulse I”) and Sands Capital Life Sciences Pulse Fund II (“Pulse II”). The team will continue investing with the same emphasis on private therapeutics, diagnostics, medical devices, and life sciences tools businesses, in support of the strategy’s mission to help transform how diseases are defined, diagnosed, and treated.

"The life sciences sector continues to innovate at a rapid pace, leading to breakthroughs that benefit both patients and society as a whole."

“The life sciences sector continues to innovate at a rapid pace, leading to breakthroughs that benefit both patients and society as a whole,” said Stephen Zachary, Managing Partner. “We are grateful to both the investors joining us in Pulse III and the talented management teams we’ve partnered with since the strategy’s inception.”

The Pulse investment team comprises senior professionals led by founders, operators, PhDs, and experienced investors with the ability to leverage the resources and capabilities of the entire firm to execute its strategy. The team also draws upon Sands Capital’s more than three decades of deep research and experience investing in innovation in public markets.

Disclosures:

As of October 1, 2021, Sands Capital was redefined to be the combination of Sands Capital Management, LLC and Sands Capital Ventures. Both firms are registered investment advisers with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission in accordance with the Investment Advisers Act of 1940. The two registered investment advisers are combined to be one firm and are doing business as Sands Capital. Sands Capital operates as a distinct business organization, retains discretion over the assets between the two registered investment advisers, and has autonomy over the total investment decision-making process.

This communication is for informational purposes only and does not constitute an offer, invitation, or recommendation to buy, sell, subscribe for, or issue any securities. The material is based on information that we consider correct, and any estimates, opinions, conclusions, or recommendations contained in this communication are reasonably held or made at the time of compilation. However, no warranty is made as to the accuracy or reliability of any estimates, opinions, conclusions, or recommendations. It should not be construed as investment, legal, or tax advice and may not be reproduced or distributed to any person.

The activities of the Life Sciences Pulse Team, including investment due diligence and sourcing, may be supported on an ad hoc basis by various members of the broader global research team of Sands Capital Management. Please refer to the biographies of the Life Sciences Pulse Strategy Team members. Members of the Life Sciences Pulse team also provide services with respect to other strategies of Sands Capital.

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