Perceptive Advisors Posts Best Results Since 2000, Gaining 54%

The life sciences firm is also raising money for a new credit fund.

Joseph Edelman (Christopher Goodney/Bloomberg)

Joseph Edelman

(Christopher Goodney/Bloomberg)

Joseph Edelman’s Perceptive Advisors delivered its best year since the life science fund’s first full operating year in 2000.

The Perceptive Life Sciences Fund surged 53.7 percent in 2019, according to an investor. This is slightly better than 2015’s 51.8 percent gain and the highest return since it surged nearly 155 percent in 2000, back when it was puny, according to Perceptive documents.


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