Amplyx Pharmaceuticals Raises $67 Million in Series C Financing
San Diego, CA, Aug 2, 2017 – Amplyx Pharmaceuticals, a company developing novel antifungal agents for life-threatening fungal infections, today announced that it has raised $67 million through a Series C financing led by Sofinnova Venture Partners and including other new investors Lundbeckfonden Ventures, Arix Bioscience and Pappas Capital. Existing investors New Enterprise Associates, RiverVest Venture Partners, 3×5 RiverVest II and BioMed Ventures also participated in the financing. In conjunction with the financing, Anand Mehra, M.D., managing partner at Sofinnova Ventures, and Johan Kördel, Ph.D., senior partner at Lundbeckfonden Ventures, will join the Amplyx board of directors.
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