A €450 million venture and growth capital group, Gilde Healthcare Partners, has set up a branch office in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S. Gilde Healthcare is based in Utrecht, Netherlands. The firm’s US investment business is co-managed by Dirk Kersten, who shifted from the head office to Cambridge, and Geoff Pardo who recently started working with Gilde as partner.
Most recently, Pardo served as CEO of Facet Solutions, a spinal implant firm that was bought by Globus Medical. Additionally, Gilde has recruited Janke Dittmer as partner in its Netherlands office. Previously, Dittmer was senior director, new business development and venture general manager at Philips Healthcare's corporate venturing unit.
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