June 13, 2011
Milestone Pharmaceuticals Inc., a cardiovascular drug development company, announces the completion of a $13 million round of equity financing. The round is led by Pappas Ventures, the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC), and GO Capital. Other participating investors are Fonds de solidarité FTQ (FSTQ), and the company's previous investors, iNovia Healthcare Ventures, who played a key role during the Company's founding and was the lead investor in the earlier rounds, and Fonds Bio-Innovation.
Funding will be used to continue development of MSP-2017 and related products, the company's lead candidate series for episodic treatment of transient cardiovascular conditions such as paroxysmal supraventricular tachycardia (PSVT), and stable angina, amongst others.