Press Release March 10, 2021

Tessera Therapeutics Completes $230 Million Series B

The Life Sciences team advised Tessera Therapeutics in the completion of its $230 million Series B. The round was co-led by Alaska Permanent Fund Corporation, Altitude Life Science Ventures, and SoftBank Vision Fund 2i, with participation from Qatar Investment Authority and others.

Tessera Therapeutics is an early-stage life sciences company pioneering Gene Writing, a new biotechnology designed to offer scientists and clinicians the ability to write small and large therapeutic messages into the genome, thereby curing diseases at their source. Gene Writing holds the potential to become a new category in genetic medicine, building upon recent breakthroughs in gene therapy and gene editing while eliminating important limitations in their reach, utilization, and efficacy.

The Goodwin team was led by Stuart Cable, Arthur McGivern, Patricia Mets and Alexandra Haas.

For additional details on the funding round, please read the press release.