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Hovione Capital's activities have consisted solely in asset management and investment in seed and early stage projects  the fields of Healthcare and LifeSciences.

After achieving a notable career in the Pharmaceutical Industry and in the field of medical devices, Peter Villax founded Hovione Capital in 2015 in Lisbon, Portugal. Peter invited Miguel Calado and Gonçalo Rebelo de Andrade, experienced professionals both in the financial industry and venture capital as well as working and managing technology based start ups. Starting from a common vision and goals, we have conjugated our complementary competences to create a highly specialized asset management company, focusing on investing in the HealthCare sector.

Miguel Calado is a highly reputed business professional, with extended expertise in several industries, with key roles in the financial, wine, IT and real estate sectors. Miguel has over 30 years’ experience in chief financial officer roles across industries, including the food and pharmaceutical sectors. Although being one of the founders, his involvement has been reduced since March 31st 2017.

Gonçalo Rebelo de Andrade has had 15 years’ experience in the Life Sciences sector, from Start-ups to large companies. He has held different roles collaborating with Technology Transfer Offices and Intellectual Property Agents and Offices.

Since its inception, Hovione Capital has identified, promoted, invested, managed and supervised Healthcare projects, with great vision and professionalism.