CBR Systems, Inc.

DBR Systems collected, processed and cryogenically froze the storage of stem cells

A cord blood company recommended by OB/GYNs and expecting parents

Cord Blood Registry (CBR) collected, processed and froze newborn stem cells from umbilical cords for storage in its cord blood banks. Headquartered in San Bruno, California, CBR stored more than 925,000 newborn stem cell units samples with the highest published cell recovery rate. Cord blood and cord tissue are extremely valuable to parents and their children because of their ability to heal the body, promote recovery, and because of their therapeutic potential across numerous indications from heart disease to stroke to spinal cord damage. Essex Woodlands exited its position in CBR when the company was acquired by GTCR in September 2012.

“The EWHV group is a top notch team, which added significant value, not just capital, to our company. From the beginning, they were an investor which helped us grow CBR, provided guidance, strategy and advice as a true partner throughout all operations, and assisted us in preparing for a very successful exit. We could not have asked for a better business partner!”

Tom and Wendy Moore


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