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Laura Asbjornsen (Forbion Capital Partners (NL))

Asbjornsen, Laura (Forbion 202104– Head of Communications)


Organisation Organisation Forbion Capital Partners (NL)
  Group Forbion (Group)
Products Product public relations / investor relations / marcom (services)
  Product 2 venture capital

Forbion Capital Partners. (4/16/21). "Press Release: Forbion Appoints Head of Communications". Amsterdam.

Forbion, a leading European life sciences venture capital firm, today announces the appointment of Laura Asbjornsen as its Head of Communications.

Laura has extensive experience in public relations and communications, most recently working as a Senior Communications Manager for a Dutch private equity firm, where she spent over two years developing and executing the firm’s internal and external communications strategy. Prior to this, Laura held communications roles at various organisations across the world, including communications agencies, corporate entities, governmental departments and NGOs.

As part of her role with Forbion and its affiliate BGV, Laura will be responsible for developing and executing all internal and external communications for the Group, including media relations, stakeholder engagement, marketing and digital presence.

Sander Slootweg, Managing Partner at Forbion, commented, “We are very pleased that Laura has joined our firm to further streamline our external communications, especially as we now operate three distinct investment strategies on our Platform, from BGV covering the European start-up space, to Forbion V focused on venture investments and company creation and Forbion Growth, focused on the venture growth segment as well as cross-over investments.”

Laura Asbjornsen, Head of Communications at Forbion, added, “Forbion has a strong reputation across Europe for enabling the development of innovative biopharmaceutical companies. I’m looking forward to working with the members of the team to develop a multi-channelled communications strategy that can leverage the Company’s excellent work to positively engage with all of its stakeholders.”


For more information please contact:

Laura Asbjornsen, Head of Communications
Tel: +31 (0) 35 699 30 00

Instinctif Partners for Forbion
Melanie Toyne-Sewell / Agnes Stephens / Phil Marriage
Tel: +44 (0)207 457 2020

Notes to Editor

About Forbion

Forbion is a dedicated life sciences venture capital firm with offices in The Netherlands, Germany and Singapore. Forbion invests in life sciences companies that are active in the (bio-) pharmaceutical space.
Forbion manages well over EUR 1.7 billion across multiple fund strategies that cover all stages of (bio)pharmaceutical drug development. Forbion’s current team consists of 20 life sciences investment professionals that have built an impressive performance track record since the late nineties with successful investments in over 69 companies.

The firm is a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment. Besides financial objectives, Forbion selects investments that will positively affect the health and well-being of patients.
Its investors include the EIF, through its European Recovery Programme (ERP), LfA, Dutch Venture Initiative (DVI), AMUF and EFSI facilities and KfW Capital through the Programme, “ERP – Venture Capital Fonds investments”. Forbion operates a joint venture with BGV, the manager of seed and early-stage funds, especially focused on Benelux and Germany.

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