Seroba Life Sciences (Seroba), a leading European venture capital firm focused on investments in the life sciences, has announced the appointment of Bruno Montanari as Partner.
Bruno joins Seroba from Omnes Capital where he was Partner in charge of life science investing. He has a background in venture capital and investment banking, with a focus on the pharma, biotech and medical device industries. His previous venture capital experience was at Atlas Venture (Paris/London) and CDP Capital (Paris/Montreal), after starting his career in London as an investment banker in the healthcare teams of Deutsche Bank and Merrill Lynch.
Commenting on his appointment, Bruno said, “I have known the Seroba guys for a number of years, during which, we have served on the boards of several joint investments and have also explored many other life science opportunities together. I am excited to be part of the team, joining forces with highly-respected and talented individuals to help further build the business.”
Speaking about the appointment, Peter Sandys, Managing Partner at Seroba said “We are delighted to welcome Bruno on-board. With his vast experience and energy, Bruno is a great addition to the team as we move to the next stage of our development. He will be based primarily in Paris and thus gives us a presence for the first time on the European mainland.”