GC Aesthetics reels in $20M Series D

Irish breast implant maker GC Aesthetics completed a $20 million Series D round. The financing will help the company ramp up its commercial operations.

Existing investors Barry’s Tea Holdings, Montreux Equity Partners and Oyster Capital participated, according to a statement. GC Aesthetics previously raised $60 million in 2014, $40 million of which came from new investor Orbimed, with the remaining $20 million from investors including Montreux and Oyster Capital.

The company will use the funds to continue its expansion outside the U.S. These efforts include investing in innovation, improving customer service and launching its leading Impleo product globally, according to the statement.

GC Aesthetics markets breast implants in more than 75 countries and has about 400 employees. It manufactures more than 325,000 implants each year and last year expanded its customer base by more than 60%, the company said in the statement.

It is the parent company of U.K.-based Nagor and France-based Eurosilicone, both makers of breast implants. It also makes Silgel, which can reduce the appearance of postsurgery scars.

- here's the statement

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