Omega Funds

Omega Funds

Omega Funds is a Boston-based company.

Founded in 2004, Omega Fund is a private equity firm based in Boston, Massachusetts. The firm invests in biotechnology and medical device firms in North America and Western Europe.

Omega Funds is an international Life Sciences-focused investment firm focused mainly on late stage investment opportunities across both private and public companies. Omega is also able to provide partial or complete liquidity solutions for venture and growth funds, as well as founders, corporations and other entities.

They are stage agnostic and seek investment in creating, seeding and funding new companies with products, business plans and scientists they believe in. Or they will join other venture capital firms to invest in early, mid and late stage companies seeking to develop technologies and products targeting unmet needs in healthcare and biotechnology. And they will support the capital needs of publicly traded, small-cap life sciences companies with short or medium-term clinical milestones.

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Funded Companies

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Description
Industry
Website
Location
Visterra

A company developing antibody-based biological medicines for kidney diseases and other chronic diseases. Visterra was acquired by Otsuka Pharmaceutical in 2018.

A synthetic biology company that designs, builds and tests genetic circuits for the purposes programming cell therapies. Their first therapeutic candidates are aimed at solid tumors and blood cancer and the company plans to move beyond oncology.

Egalet Corporation is a pharmaceutical company that focuses on abuse resistance opioids

A synthetic biology company using CRISPR to develop a portfolio of genetic medicines.

A clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company in California that focuses developing and commercializing treatments for unmet needs in immune-mediated dermatological diseases and conditions, or immuno-dermatology.

Formerly BioMedicines, Intarcia Therapeutics is an American biopharmaceutical company developing therapies for diseases with long-term treatment requirements.

Kronos Bio is a Cambridge, Massachusetts-based therapeutics company working on research and development of therapies that modulate historically recalcitrant cancer targets.

A company focused on the discovery and development of treatments for rare inherited diseases.

FoRx Therapeutics is a Basel-based biotechnology company developing a drug discovery platform for cancer drugs.

A drug development company focused on therapeutics for diseases of the nervous system

A company developing pharmaceuticals to treat metabolic disease

A biopharmaceutical company developing small molecule drugs for asthma, chronic allergy and inflammatory conditions

Anaconda Biomed is a Spain-based company.

JenaValve Technology is an Irvine, California-based company.

Gossamer Bio is a San Diego-based company.

Kezar Life Sciences is a South San Francisco, California-based company.

Trevi Therapeutics is a New Haven, Connecticut-based company.

Amunix is a Mountain View, California-based company.

Spruce Biosciences is a San Francisco-based company.

Neurotech is a Cumberland, Rhode Island-based company.

Morphic Therapeutic is a Waltham, Massachusetts-based company.

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Associated investment funds

Investment Fund
Total offering (USD)
Total sold (USD)
Location
Date signed
Omega Fund II, L.P.
108,231,990
55,838,372
December 14, 2010
106,202,640
106,202,640
December 14, 2010
400,000,000
November 8, 2018
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People

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Role
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Anne-Mari Paster

Managing Director, Chief Financial Officer

Annie Mitsak

Principal

Claudio Nessi

Managing Director

Dina Chaya

Partner

Francesco Draetta

Principal

Katie Kerfoot

Vice President

Michelle Doig

Partner Head of Corporate Development

Otello Stampacchia

Managing Director

Paulina Hill

Principal

Richard Lim

Managing Director

Thomas Goebel

Principal

Vincent Ossipow

Partner

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