About Us


History & Experience

Thomas, McNerney & Partners has been actively investing in innovative healthcare companies since 2003 and is currently making new investments from a $375 million fund that closed in August 2006. Previously, the firm’s founders directed the healthcare and medical technology practices at Warburg Pincus LLC and Coral Ventures. Our team of nine investment professionals has more than 150 years of combined experience in the health care industry, including more than 80 collective years of health care venture capital and private equity experience. The firm’s members’ backgrounds also include significant experience in large and small company operations, investment banking, sales and marketing, pharmaceutical R&D, strategy consulting and entrepreneurship.  more info>>

Lead Investors
The Thomas, McNerney & Partners team has an established history of leading financings and actively participating in portfolio company development by working with management and serving as board members. The partnership has led or co-led more than 80% of its investments and serves on the Board of Directors of over 90% of the companies. The team is actively involved in assisting portfolio companies in a variety of capacities, including defining business and strategic objectives, identifying and negotiating partnership and acquisition opportunities, formulating regulatory strategy, recruiting executive talent, analyzing new markets and introducing portfolio companies to capital sources.

Network & Geography
With over 100 years of combined industry experience and having funded more than 65 health care companies, the Thomas McNerney & Partners team has developed a broad network of health care contacts. Through the principals' longstanding participation in the industry, they have built strong relationships with senior company management, industry veterans, leading physicians, academic experts, other investors, corporate partners and investment bankers. With offices on the East Coast, in the Midwest and on the West Coast, the partnership's network is nationwide. These relationships contribute to the success of the firm's portfolio companies and generate strong, high quality deal flow.

Track Record
Since 1988, Thomas, McNerney & Partners' members have established a highly successful investment track record, having invested over $800 million in more than 65 health care companies. Of these portfolio companies, 31 have become public companies or been acquired. This track record of success demonstrates the team's ability to identify superior investment opportunities and to effectively position portfolio companies to generate significant value post-investment.  more info>>