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Public Company Edition: MAIA launches a $10m initial public offering, the first in the US since May, but NewAmsterdam opts for the SPAC route to the stock market. Also, Legend raises $350m in a follow-on offering, Iveric obtains access to $250m in debt and Otonomy cuts costs after a Phase II failure.
Cash is available for start-up, growth-stage and public companies through Texas Medical Center’s newly doubled venture fund, a pandemic preparedness initiative and new VC funds. In recent financings, Nutcracker closed a $167m series C round and 2Seventy raised $170m in a private placement.
Aspen Neuroscience, Pandion and iTeos raised $70m, $80m and $125m, respectively. Also, Glide Healthcare closed a €416m ($450m) fund; ElevateBio, Kallyope and SutroVax reveal VC mega-rounds; and Dragonfly adds new funding to its partnering proceeds.
The anti-CD40 antibody underperformed in some preclinical cancer combination studies, leading J&J to prioritize other assets. Alligator Bioscience will now advance ADC-1013 while seeking a new partner.
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