Burns & Levinson Represents BTR in $15M Series A Preferred Funding

BOSTON, March 8, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Burns & Levinson represented the client BTR (Boston Technology Research Corporation), a regulatory technology company serving healthcare, life sciences and SaMD, in a $15 million Series A Preferred Funding Round Led by new Yorkglobal venture capital and private equity firm Insight Partnerswith the participation of existing investors LRV Health, NewStack Ventures and others. The new funding will be used to ensure that BTR’s customers are prepared for FDA advance directives that will prompt them to switch from traditional methods to new technologies.

The Burns & Levinson team was led by its partner Andrew Merkenwho co-chairs the firm’s life sciences group and securities group, with assistance from attorneys Alison Harrall, Emanuel Johnson, Rodney Bedow, Deborah Peckhamand Brooke Penrose.

“We began working with BTR nearly three years ago as the company was developing its expansion strategy and looking to consolidate its international operations. As the company’s external general counsel, it is exciting to be part of this new phase as CEO. Bryan Ennis and Founder and Chief Product Officer Kosal Keotogether with their impressive management team, take the business to the next level,” said Merken. “We look forward to supporting BTR’s continued success as they expand their team and service offerings and explore new growth opportunities.

Andy Merken and his team at Burns & Levinson have been true partners and added value to every facet of our business,” said Bryan Ennis, CEO of BTR. “Their deep expertise and sound advice helped us accelerate our growth and the support of our Series A raise was particularly critical. We are grateful for their trusted legal counsel.”

About BTR
BTR is a regulatory technology company serving healthcare, life sciences and SaMD. He was the compliance engine behind major software vendors such as Veeva, Nuvolo, and Benchling, and helped more than 275 healthcare and life sciences companies transition to the regulated cloud. BTR’s enterprise-wide compliance platform is used by major software vendors and sponsors, including customers such as Glaukos, Dermavant, Lexicon and Atsena. BTR is headquartered in Chelsea, Mass.with a global workforce spread across North America, Europe and Asia.

About Burns & Levinson LLP
At Burns & Levinson, we provide high-level, client-centric and results-oriented legal services to our regional, national and international clients. We are a full-service law firm with 125 attorneys in Boston, Providence and London. Our areas of expertise include: Business/Finance, Commercial Litigation, Divorce/Family Law, Venture Capital/Early Ventures, Employment, Estate Planning, Government Investigations, Intellectual Property , mergers and acquisitions/private equity, probate/trust litigation and real estate. We work in partnership with our clients to resolve their professional and personal legal issues in a collaborative, creative and cost-effective manner. For more information, visit Burns & Levinson at www.burnslev.com.


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