Beijing oncology biotech Avistone raises $140M Series B for commercialization in China, expansion into US
Beijing-based Avistone Biotechnology has raised 1 billion yuan, about $140 million, to bankroll commercialization of its recently approved lung cancer drug in China and run trials of other assets.
SDIC CS Capital and IDG Capital co-led the Series B, disclosed Thursday morning, which also included funding from Yanchuang Capital and Cathay Capital. Also involved is backer Bain Capital, which contributed to the biotech’s $200 million Series A, announced in December 2021 after Avistone had been working for more than half a dozen years under two different entities, as Endpoints News previously reported.
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