Life Sciences Group

Bridge Bank's Life Sciences Group (LSG) is committed to providing clients with experienced lenders along with sophisticated products and services necessary to weather these uncertainties and ultimately succeed. LSG provides term and revolving credit facilities to life sciences companies for a variety of purposes, including growth capital, working capital, refinancing, restructuring, recapitalization, as well as mergers and acquisitions.

Our team serves high growth companies within the following sectors:

  • Therapeutics
  • Vaccines
  • Enabling technology
  • Drug discovery
 Medical Devices
  • Diagnostic
  • Surgical devices
  • Implantable devices
  • Non-invasive devices
  • Specialty pharma
  • Generics
  • Over-the-counter (OTC)
  • Pharma services

LSG offers the following products and services*:

Tailored credit solutions, including:
  • Term debt
  • Revolving lines of credit
  • Equipment financing
A full array of banking services, including:
  • Treasury management
  • International banking solutions
  • Merchant services
*All offers of credit are subject to credit approval


A sampling of recent LSG transactions:



Cambridge, MA

Cardiva Medical

Santa Clara, CA
$10,000,000 Term Loan

Bigfoot Biomedical

Milpitas, CA
Term Loan


Monmouth Junction, NJ
$10,000,000 Term Loan

Esko Bionics

Richmond, VA
$10,000,000 Term Loan
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Exeter, NH
$27,000,000 Credit Facility

Cleave Biosciences

Burlingame, CA
$10,000,000 Term Loan


Sunnyvale, CA
$10,000,000 Term Loan

Conventus Orthopaedics

Maple Grove, MN
$15,000,000 Term Loan

Biological Dynamics, Inc.

San Diego, CA
Term Loan

Sunesis Pharmaceuticals, Inc

South San Francisco, CA
$15,000,000 Term Loan

BioNano Genomics, Inc

San Diego, CA
$7,000,000 Term Loan

Colorscience, Inc

Carlsbad, CA
$6,500,000 Term Loan

Breathe Technologies

Irvine, CA
$20,000,000 Term Loan

Zyga Technology, Inc

Minnetonka, MN
$15,000,000 Term Loan

CAS Medical, Inc.

Branford, CT
$8,000,000 Term Loan

Life Science Group Team

A national practice targeting US-based life sciences companies, Bridge Bank’s LSG team is comprised of seasoned lenders that have years of experience working with various types of life sciences companies in all stages of development. To speak with a banker that understands your unique needs, please contact:

Rob Lake
Senior Vice President, Head of Life Sciences

Justin McDonie
Senior Vice President, Managing Director, Midwest and East Coast

Fred Lee
VP, Relationship Manager

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