Tech Company Financing Transactions

Somaxon Pharmaceuticals Funding Round

Somaxon Pharmaceuticals closed a $65 million Series C funding round on 6/6/2005. Backers included MPM Capital, CDIB Bioscience and Domain Associates.

Transaction Overview

Announced On
6/6/2005
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Amount
$65,000,000
Round
Series C
Investors

MPM Capital (Lead Investor) (Ilan Zipkin)

CDIB Bioscience

Domain Associates (Jesse Treu)

Montreux Equity Partners (Daniel Turner)

MPM Capital (Kurt Wheeler)

Prospect Venture Partners

Scale Venture Partners (Louis Bock)

Proceeds Purpose
This investment will help Somaxon achieve its next clinical milestone with our lead product, SILENOR´┐Ż (doxepin HCl) 1mg, 3mg and 6mg, which has completed Phase II clinical trials.

Company Information

Company Status
Acquired or Merged
Industry
Biopharmaceutical
Mailing Address
440 Stevens Avenue 200
Solana Beach, CA 92075
USA
Email Address
Overview
Somaxon Pharmaceuticals is a specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing products in the area of neuropsychiatry and related diseases.
Profile
Somaxon Pharmaceuticals LinkedIn Company Profile
Social Media
Somaxon Pharmaceuticals Company Twitter Account
Company News
Somaxon Pharmaceuticals News
Facebook
Somaxon Pharmaceuticals on Facebook
YouTube
Somaxon Pharmaceuticals on YouTube

Management Team

Title
Name
Email & Social
Chief Executive Officer
Richard Pascoe
  Richard Pascoe LinkedIn Profile  Richard Pascoe Twitter Account  Richard Pascoe News  Richard Pascoe on Facebook
Chief Financial Officer
Tran Nguyen
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VP - General Counsel
Matthew Onaitis
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VP - General Counsel
Matthew Onaitis
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VP - Operations
Brian Dorsey
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VP - Sales
Michael Allen
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