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Pontifax leads Abac’s €16M series A round

February 15, 2018 10:21 PM UTC

Abac Therapeutics S.A. (Barcelona, Spain) raised €16 million ($19.6 million) in a series A round led by Pontifax. New investors Global Health Science Fund, Caixa Capital Risc and Debiopharm Innovation Fund participated, as did existing investor Ferrer.

Abac uses its PasNas platform to discover antibiotics targeting Gram-negative bacteria. The company expects the financing will allow it to begin clinical studies of its lead program, which targets multi-drug resistant Acinetobacter baumannii...