BioCapital Europe – March 9th 2023

Event organized by

Gold Sponsors


Moelis & Company (NYSE:MC) is a leading global independent investment bank that provides innovative, strategic and financial advice to a diverse client base. We assist our clients in achieving their strategic goals by offering comprehensive, globally integrated financial advisory services across all major industry sectors. Our dynamic advisory practice supports clients through all phases of the business cycle with expert capabilities in M&A and Strategic AdvisoryCapital Structure AdvisoryCapital Markets and Private Funds Advisory. We serve our clients from 21 locations in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Australia.


Russell Reynolds Associates

Russell Reynolds Associates is a global leadership advisory and search firm. Our 520+ consultants in 47 offices work with public, private and nonprofit organizations across all industries and regions. We help our clients build teams of transformational leaders who can meet today’s challenges and anticipate the digital, economic and political trends that are reshaping the global business environment. From helping boards with their structure, culture and effectiveness to identifying, assessing and defining the best leadership for organizations, our teams bring their decades of expertise to help clients address their most complex leadership issues. We exist to improve the way the world is led. 


Silver Sponsors

LifeSci Partners

LifeSci Partners is a global, cohesive ecosystem of 9 distinct businesses, each designed to provide clients in the life sciences with complementary expertise that will position them for success. These businesses include investor relations, corporate communications, investment banking, public relations, strategy consulting, industry events, executive search and interim talent, private and public company investment funds, and an expert KOL network. Our mission is to partner with life science companies of all sizes and stages to solve their most significant challenges so that they can generate long-term value for patients and shareholders

Each LifeSci business is comprised of leaders in their respective fields, all integrated into a single cross-functional platform to promote knowledge sharing and deliver maximal value to clients


Bronze Sponsors

Pedersen & Partners

Pedersen & Partners, founded in 2001 by Poul Pedersen, is an integrated international Executive Search firm with 54 wholly owned offices in 50 countries and over 400 consultants and support staff across Europe, the Middle East, Africa, Asia & the Americas. Our values Trust, Relationship and Professionalism apply to our interaction with clients as well as executives.

Pedersen & Partners combines strong on-the-ground presence, with strong international practice groups. Our international team of dedicated Executive Search consultants works across all industry Practice Groups as a single, integrated international team to ensure that each client receives individual and customised attention.

Our dedicated Practice Groups assemble teams of international industry experts who bring up-to-date market knowledge and a track record of successfully supporting senior appointments in Biotech, MedTech as well as HealthTech. At the BioCapital event 2020, Pedersen & Partners will be represented by Figaro den Hollander, Country Manager (member of the Private Equity Practice), Lydia van der Meulen, Head Life Sciences & Healthcare Practice and Jaap den Hartog, our Biotech expert.

In addition to our international search expertise for executive positions, Pedersen & Partners also has a dedicated Board Practice for Non-Executives. We understand the importance of complex board governance issues, and the key roles that Board composition and effectiveness play in the successful and sustainable development of companies. We are aware that the cornerstone of a sound decision-making process when selecting candidates is the alignment of the board members’ skill sets with the company’s strategy, ownership structure and culture, and with international best practices. We always take into consideration current global trends, such as digital transformation, cyber security and risk management, regulation and compliance, diversity and transparency, reputation and integrity, independence and dedication, and shareholder empowerment.

Pedersen & Partners is 100% owned by a diverse team of Partners, who all work full-time to serve our clients. Operating as an integrated firm with one single profit centre, provides us with the unique capability to work as one team across the global organisation; and put the best team forward with industry, functional and geographical expertise.


Contributing Sponsors

Kempen & Co

Kempen & Co is a Dutch merchant bank providing financial services in corporate finance, equity research, asset management and securities broking. Our clients include corporates, institutional investors, financial institutions, (semi)public institutions, foundations and high net-worth individuals. One of Kempen & Co’s niches of expertise is Life Sciences & Healthcare. Kempen & Co takes a leading role in the pan-European Life Sciences & Healthcare space and supports its clients with M&A, private/public capital raising and other financial advisory services.



Allen & Overy

Allen & Overy Amsterdam is known for its individual experts and their ability to join forces, across practice areas and borders, to get deals done and to find solutions in highly complex cases. We are universally recognised market leaders in corporate transactions, banking & capital markets, governance & regulatory and disputes. Our global span of 44 offices with over 5,500 people and 550 partners covers established and emerging economies in the West and East and contains a network of over 90 highly experienced lawyers in life sciences.

We offer full-service and dedicated support for companies in the life sciences sector covering investments, start-ups and (venture) financing, mergers & acquisitions, IPO’s, capital market transactions, funds, intellectual property (contentious and non-contentious), regulatory and dispute resolution. Our experts have in-depth knowledge, presence and focus in the Dutch market and work together cross practice on a day-to-day basis. We cover all relevant areas, including pharma, biotech, medical devices, connected health, and consumer healthcare. Our unique experience of working with all relevant parties in the sector, from leading pharmaceutical, generics, biotech and medtech companies, as well as investors, universities and financial institutions has enhanced our ability to identify and anticipate the latest trends in the life sciences sector. Legal and regulatory developments in the Life Sciences sector are the topic of our dedicated blog, the Life Sciences Hub, and our CRISPR microsite, focusing on CRISPR related topics.

Lunch Sponsors

Coulter Partners

Coulter Partners is a board and senior level global executive search specialist focused exclusively on Life Sciences. We work closely with those at the cutting edge of innovation in the industry in order to understand their challenges. With an extensive global network and expertise gained over 25 years in the sector, we have become trusted advisers on leadership in the pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, diagnostics, CRO and services sectors. We also work with the global investor community, hiring for their own teams as well as building the boards and executive leadership teams of their portfolios companies. The largest dedicated Life Science search boutique in North America and Europe, we work in a unique way. We share knowledge and connections across the globe, as one team with one goal. To bring clients the world’s best talent.



Drinks Reception Sponsors

Loyens & Loeff

Loyens & Loeff offers top-level legal and tax advice for international businesses, financial institutions and government bodies.

Our Investment Management practice is the largest to offer a full range of investment management services in the Benelux. Our practice is multidisciplinary and closely integrated with other related practice areas, such as Private Equity (focusing specifically on private equity transactions such as leveraged buyouts and venture capital transactions), Tax, Real Estate and Banking & Finance. Our Investment Management practice also works closely with our firm’s Pharmaceuticals & Life Sciences Team and Healthcare Team, offering our clients in-depth sector knowledge, which enables us to offer truly integrated services.

Thanks to our closely collaborating legal and tax practices and our extensive sector knowledge, we have built up a unique and very solid position in the market, which enables us to effectively structuring and supervising both domestic and international matters.