21:19 , May 17, 2019 |  BioCentury  |  Emerging Company Profile

89bio: standing out in the NASH crowd

89bio thinks it can differentiate itself from companies targeting NASH as an inflammatory and fibrotic disease by attacking it as a metabolic disorder and addressing its root cause with an FGF analog that could be...
12:19 , Apr 4, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Liver disease play NGM raises $106.7M in IPO

Shares in NGM slipped $1.30 to $14.70 on Thursday after the company raised $106.7 million in an IPO that priced at the top of the company's proposed range. NGM Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:NGM) sold 6.7 million...
18:48 , Mar 26, 2019 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

NGM could get $975M valuation in NASDAQ IPO

After setting its NASDAQ IPO terms on Monday, NGM would be valued at $975 million if it prices the offering at the midpoint of its proposed range. The valuation includes a concurrent private placement of...
18:16 , Nov 9, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Clinical News

Early data for Enyo's HBV, NASH candidate tee up Phase II

Enyo Pharma S.A. (Lyon, France) said once-daily oral EYP001 for four weeks was well tolerated with no off-target effects or serious adverse events reported in a Phase Ib trial to treat chronic HBV infection. The...
02:27 , Nov 3, 2018 |  BioCentury  |  Product Development

New partners for NASH

Pharmas are loading up their NASH portfolios expecting that addressing the full disease spectrum will require combinations, though the field lacks the tools to sort the different mechanisms on offer strategically. Meanwhile, at least three...
20:14 , Oct 5, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

New IPO filings include NGM, Arog, Gamida

Three biotechs filed late Sept. 28 to go public on NASDAQ, adding new companies to a 2018 class of IPOs that could surpass 2015's record for funds raised. The group includes NGM Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (South...
12:22 , Oct 1, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

New IPO filings include NGM, Arog, Gamida

Three more biotechs filed late Friday to go public on NASDAQ, adding new companies to a 2018 class of IPOs that could surpass 2015's record for funds raised. The group includes NGM Biopharmaceuticals Inc. (South...
16:41 , Jun 8, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Metacrine raises $65M series C

Metacrine Inc. (San Diego, Calif.) raised $65 million on June 6 in an untranched series C round led by Venrock Healthcare. New investors Franklin Templeton Investments, Deerfield Management, Arrowmark Partners, Invus, Lilly Asia Ventures and...
15:22 , Jun 8, 2018 |  BC Week In Review  |  Financial News

Enyo aims for Phase II HBV, NASH trials with €40M round

Enyo Pharma S.A. (Lyon, France) raised €40 million ($46.8 million) in a series B round led by OrbiMed Advisors. New investors Andera Partners (formerly Edmond de Rothschild Investment Partners) and Bpifrance Large Venture also participated,...
19:48 , Jun 6, 2018 |  BC Extra  |  Financial News

Metacrine raises $65M series C

Metacrine Inc. (San Diego, Calif.) raised $65 million in an untranched series C round led by Venrock Healthcare. New investors Franklin Templeton Investments, Deerfield Management, Arrowmark Partners, Invus, Lilly Asia Ventures and Vivo Capital also...