01:57 , Jul 31, 2008 |  BC Extra  |  Company News

Cytochroma, Mitsubishi Tanabe in CTA018 deal

Cytochroma (Markham, Ontario) granted Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma (Tokyo:4508; Osaka:4508) an exclusive license to develop and commercialize CTA018 and follow-on compounds in the U.S. and Asia. The vitamin D analog is expected to start Phase II...
02:00 , Jul 1, 2008 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Gemin X raises $38 million

Gemin X (Montreal, Canada) raised $38 million in a series C round. The financing was led by Caxton Advantage Life Sciences Fund and Caxton Global. Existing investors Sanderling Ventures; H.I.G. Ventures; CDP/Vantage Point; ProQuest ;...
02:09 , Feb 10, 2007 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Targanta raises $70 million

Targanta ( Cambridge , Mass.) raised $70 million in a series C round led by Brookside Capital; Skyline Ventures; Radius; and OrbiMed Advisors. Existing investors Seaflower Ventures; VenGrowth; and the Canadian Medical Discoveries Fund also...
07:00 , May 22, 2006 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Ebb & Flow

By all accounts, last week was a banner week on the venture side. A total of $175.4 million was raised by private biotechs, which far exceeded the industry’s average of about $100 million per week...
01:19 , May 17, 2006 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Viron raises $20 million

Viron (London, Ontario) raised US$20 million in a series A round led by the Canadian Medical Discoveries Fund. New investors Amgen Ventures; BDC Venture Capital; and GrowthWorks Capital joined existing investors Novartis (NVS) and Trudell...
00:18 , May 13, 2005 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Ambit raises $10 million

Ambit Biosciences (San Diego, Calif.) raised $10 million in a final closing of its series C round, bringing the total raised to $31 million. The round was led by Roche Venture Fund and included Perseus-Soros;...
07:00 , Apr 5, 2004 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

Spectral Diagnostics, Idx deal

SDI and IDx partnered to develop diagnostics for West Nile virus. IDx is a joint venture between SDI and Canadian Medical Discoveries Fund. Spectral Diagnostics Inc. (TSE:SDI), Toronto, Ontario   IDx Inc. , Toronto, Ontario...
08:00 , Mar 29, 2004 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Ebb & Flow

While the IPOs sails drooped in the U.S., Basilea (SWX:BSLN) - one of Europe's leading spinout companies - made it to market last week and commanded a market cap of more than a half a...
08:00 , Mar 22, 2004 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

PainCeptor raises C$23 million

PainCeptor (Montreal, Quebec) raised C$23 million (US$17.2 million) in a private round led by CDP Capital. Other investors included the Business Development Bank of Canada; Desjardins; Canadian Medical Discoveries Fund; T2C2/ S*BIO 2000; MDS Capital;...
08:00 , Mar 25, 2002 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Neuro money

Neuro money Company Businesses Raised (M) Deal date Investors Memory Pharma Neurological $40.0 25-Mar-02 Biomedicine; Yamanouchi Venture Capital; Mitsubishi Corp. and affiliates; SG Cowen Ventures; BioVeda; Yasuda Development; Oxford BioScience Partners; Venrock Associates; OrbiMed Advisors;...