4D Molecular Therapeutics Raises $90 Million Series B Financing

News | 09. 05. 2018

4D Molecular Therapeutics

Emeryville, CA, Sept 5, 2018 – 4D Molecular Therapeutics (4DMT), a world-leader in Therapeutic Vector Evolution for adeno-associated virus (AAV) gene therapy vector discovery and product development announced the closing of its $90 million Series B Financing. The round was led by Viking Global Investors, with participation from ArrowMark Partners, Janus Henderson Investors, The Biotechnology Value Fund, MiraeAsset Financial Group, Pappas Capital & Chiesi Ventures, Pfizer Ventures, Perceptive Advisors, Ridgeback Capital Investments, CureDuchenne Ventures and Berkeley Catalyst Fund. The proceeds from this financing will be used to advance its proprietary Therapeutic Vector Evolution platform and pipeline of next-generation AAV gene therapeutics. The company’s lead intravitreally-delivered AAV gene therapy asset for choroideremia is expected to enter clinical trials in 2019.