07:00 , Aug 11, 2008 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Telik management update

Telik Inc. (NASDAQ:TELK), Palo Alto, Calif.   Business: Cancer   Hired: Stefan Ryser as SVP of corporate strategy, formerly managing partner at Bear Stearns Health Innoventures L.P.  ...
08:00 , Nov 19, 2007 |  BioCentury  |  Strategy

A bird in the hand

With its funds dwindling, Raven Biotechnologies Inc. last week looks to have pulled off the equivalent of a small IPO through its planned reverse merger with publicly traded VaxGen Inc. , a company with cash...
01:24 , Jul 12, 2007 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Agensys raises $41.3 million

Agensys (Santa Monica, Calif.) raised $41.3 million in a series D round co-led by Duquesne and JAFCO. New investors Innovis Investments and Nextech Venture joined existing investors Bear Stearns Health Innoventures; Alta Partners; HBM BioVentures;...
01:14 , Aug 17, 2006 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

TolerRx raises $35.6 million

TolerRx ( Cambridge , Mass.) raised $35.6 million in a series E round led by new investor FrontPoint Partners. Other new investors Mesirow Financial; Swiss Re; QVT Fund; IBT Management Corp.; Brookstone Capital; and the...
07:00 , Jul 31, 2006 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Ebb & Flow

The $70 million financing package provided to Oscient (OSCI) by Paul Capital's Paul Royalty fund is not your typical royalty deal: instead of straight cash in exchange for royalties, it combines a mix of cash,...
07:00 , Jul 24, 2006 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Ebb & Flow

The $365 million in cash that Gilead (GILD) is paying for the 87% of Corus it did not already own is giving the private company a total imputed value of $420 million, almost certainly a...
07:00 , Apr 10, 2006 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Ebb & Flow

Lion bioscience (FSE:LIO) was Europe's biggest-ever biotech IPO - the company raised E227.9 million ($205.5 million) in August 2000 on the promise of its bioinformatics business. Within a few weeks, the stock more than doubled...
07:00 , Oct 17, 2005 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Ebb & Flow

Germany's Jerini has been tipped as a potential European IPO for more than a year, but the company has always maintained that it would go when the climate was right. The company has decided that...
00:05 , Oct 13, 2005 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Raven raises $48.3 million

Raven (South San Francisco, Calif.) raised $48.3 million in a series D round led by new investor Vulcan Capital. Other new investors Biogen Idec New Ventures; CIDC; and Mitsubishi UFJ joined existing investors Bear Stearns...
00:50 , Jul 19, 2005 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Affymax raises $60 million

Affymax (Palo Alto, Calif.) raised $60 million in a series D round led by JAFCO and Bear Stearns Health Innoventures. New investors Bessemer Venture Partners; Merlin BioMed; and Diamond Capital joined existing investors Apax; MPM;...