Tech Company Financing Transactions

AveXis Funding Round

T. Rowe Price, Adage Capital Management and Deerfield Capital participated in a $65 million Series D funding round for AveXis. The financing round was announced on 9/9/2015.

Transaction Overview

Company Name
Announced On
Transaction Type
Venture Equity
Series D
Proceeds Purpose
The proceeds will be used to advance the company's ongoing spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) clinical program and expand key operational capabilities.

Company Information

Company Status
Acquired or Merged
Mailing Address
2275 Half Day Rd. 200
Bannockburn, IL 60015
Email Address
AveXis is focused on developing gene therapy for patients with rare and life-threatening neurological genetic diseases, like spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).
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Chief Executive Officer
Sean Nolan
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Chief Financial Officer
Phillip Donenberg
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Chief Medical Officer
Sukumar Nagendran
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Chief Scientific Officer
Allan Kaspar
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VP - Bus. Development
Rick Modi
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VP - Bus. Development
RA Session
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VP - General Counsel
Michael Johannesen
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VP - Human Resources
Lori Smith
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VP - Manufacturing
Andrew Knudten
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VP - Regulatory Affairs
James L'Italien
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