Taylor Wessing has advised Oppilan Pharma Limited and Zomagen Biosciences Limited on their roll-up and sale into Ventyx Biosciences, Inc. and concurrent $114m crossover financing led by venBio Partners.
Taylor Wessing advises leading-edge life sciences companies on transformational roll-up and $114m crossover financing
Ventyx, Oppilan and Zomagen were established as asset-centric companies with immunology compounds, each linked to founder, Raju Mohan, and backed by New Science Ventures. The transaction has brought together the three cutting-edge life sciences companies to create a clinical-stage biotechnology company advancing a pipeline of immune modulators to treat inflammatory diseases and autoimmune disorders. The combined venture has attracted a top tier international investor base, including Third Point, RTW Investments, Janus Henderson Investors, Wellington Management and Orbimed.
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