19:15 , Jun 22, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

IPO roundup: Avrobio, Aptinyx, Magenta, Kezar, Xeris

Five biopharmas priced IPOs late on June 20, raising a total of more than $460 million. Four of the five upsized their offerings to sell more shares than anticipated; one of those, Avrobio, also priced...
04:46 , Jun 21, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Four companies in IPO quintet post first-day gains

Four of the five biopharmas that priced IPOs late Wednesday posted gains on Thursday. Cell therapy company Avrobio Inc. (NASDAQ:AVRO) had the biggest first-day bump, climbing $12.20 (64%) to $31.20, while three others posted double-digit...
19:14 , Jun 1, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Avrobio proposes $86.3M NASDAQ IPO

Avrobio Inc. (Cambridge, Mass.) proposed on May 25 to raise $86.3 million in an IPO underwritten by Morgan Stanley, Cowen, Wells Fargo and Wedbush PacGrow. In February, the cell therapy company raised $60 million in a...
22:08 , May 25, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Eidos, Avrobio propose NASDAQ IPOs

Eidos Therapeutics Inc. (Palo Alto, Calif.) and Avrobio Inc. (Cambridge, Mass.) proposed NASDAQ IPOs on Friday. Eidos proposed to raise $115 million in an IPO underwritten by J.P. Morgan, BofA Merrill Lynch and Barclays. Last month,...
22:27 , Feb 2, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Finance

Building momentum

Avrobio Inc. parlayed positive clinical data and an aggressive in-licensing strategy into a $60 million series B round that will fund early clinical development of three long-acting lysosomal storage disease candidates. Cormorant Asset Management and Surveyor...
13:13 , Feb 1, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Cell therapy play Avrobio raises $60M

Avrobio Inc. (Cambridge, Mass.) raised $60 million in a series B round co-led by Cormorant Asset Management and Surveyor Capital. Fellow new investors Aisling, Brace Pharma Capital, Eventide, Morningside and Leerink Partners also participated alongside...
22:38 , Jan 20, 2017 |  BioCentury  |  Emerging Company Profile

Aiming for durability

Avrobio Inc. is developing cell therapies that are transduced with lentivirus ex vivo to express therapeutic proteins. The approach could provide long-lasting treatments for patients with monogenic rare diseases or cancer. Data from Phase I...
07:00 , Aug 2, 2016 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Cell therapy company Avrobio raises $25M

Avrobio Inc. (Cambridge, Mass.) raised $25 million in a series A round co-led by Atlas Venture, Clarus and SV Life Sciences. Avrobio has two cell therapy candidates in Phase I testing: AVR-01 to treat acute...
08:00 , Feb 22, 2016 |  BC Week In Review  |  Company News

University Health Network, Avrobio deal

Avrobio gained exclusive, worldwide rights to two cell therapy candidates from University Health Network (UHN) to treat acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) and Fabry’s disease. By mid-2016, the newco said it expects to begin Phase I...
01:51 , Feb 19, 2016 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Atlas backs newco Avrobio

Avrobio Inc. (Cambridge, Mass.) said it secured an undisclosed amount of seed financing from Atlas Venture and licensed two cell therapy candidates from the University Health Network (Toronto, Ontario) to treat acute myelogenous leukemia (AML)...