DLA Piper represented Vivo Capital, LLC as the lead investor in US$38.7 million Series D financing for MacuLogix, Inc., a Harrisburg, Pennsylvania-based company providing eye care professionals with tools to diagnose and treat patients with age-related macular degeneration (AMD). Managing Director of Vivo Capital, Jack Nielsen and Nathan Dau, principal of Vivo Capital will both now join the MacuLogix Board of Directors.
Founded in 1996, Vivo Capital is a healthcare investment firm with more than US$3 billion under management that is focused on investing in and building high-quality companies in the US and abroad. Vivo Capital has offices in Palo Alto, Beijing, Shanghai and Taipei.
The DLA Piper team was led by partner Louis Lehot (Silicon Valley), co-chair of the US Emerging Growth and Venture Capital practice, and included associates Edmund Mokhtarian and Jonathan Luebbers (both of Silicon Valley).