Impilo invests in Pelago Bioscience – a fast-growing drug discovery research partner

Impilo invests in Pelago Bioscience AB and enters a partnership with the Founders to accelerate platform expansion. Pelago is a fast-growing drug discovery focused contract research organisation (“CRO”) with a service offering centered around its patented CEllular Thermal Shift Assay (CETSA®) technology. CETSA® provides unique value to customers in accelerating drug discovery projects given its ability to quantify how a drug compound binds to its intended target and perturb the biology in whole-cell physiological conditions. The Company enjoys strong market tailwinds, serves a steadily growing global customer base of leading pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies from its state-of-the-art laboratory in Stockholm, and is well-positioned to capture a significantly larger share of drug discovery projects globally.

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KKR and Impilo announce strategic partnership together with management in rare disease platform Immedica Pharma

Stockholm and London, 23 April 2024 – Investment funds managed by KKR, a leading global investment firm, have agreed to acquire Immedica Pharma, a pharmaceutical company headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden, focused on the commercialization of medicines for rare diseases and specialty care products. Existing owner, Nordic healthcare investment firm Impilo, will reinvest to become an equal owner alongside KKR. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory and closing conditions.

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Impilo invests in Avia Pharma – a leading OTC and Rx pharmaceutical platform

Impilo has closed its investment in Avia Pharma Holding AB, a Sweden-based OTC and Rx pharmaceutical company with presence in the Nordics and Germany. Impilo now partners with two of the co-founders and management of Avia. Our ambition is to build a leading Northern European OTC / Rx platform through organic and inorganic growth.

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Loargys® (pegzilarginase) approved in the EU for treatment of arginase 1 deficiency (ARG1-D)

Immedica today announces that the European Commission has granted marketing authorization of Loargys® (pegzilarginase) for the treatment of arginase 1 deficiency (ARG1-D), also known as hyperargininemia, in adults, adolescents and children aged 2 years and older. The approval follows the positive opinion from the European Medicines Agency’s Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use on October 12.

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