BioAmber Secures $45,000,000 Series B Financing

  • Feed Type
  • Date
    5/4/2011
  • Company Name
    BioAmber
  • Mailing Address
    3850 Annapolis Ln. N. Plymouth, MN 55447
  • Company Description
    BioAmber (formerly DNP Green Technology) is a renewable chemistry company. We use agricultural crops and transform them into green chemicals that directly substitute petrochemicals (chemicals derived from fossil fuels).
  • Website
    http://www.Bio-Amber.com
  • Transaction Type
    Venture Equity
  • Transaction Amount
    $45,000,000
  • Transaction Round
    Series B
  • Proceeds Purposes
    The fundraising will help BioAmber strengthen its position as the market leader in succinic acid and accelerate the commercialization of biosuccinic and modified PBS, including the construction of a large-scale plant in North America. It will also fund ongoing development work in the field of succinic acid, including the second generation organism being developed with Cargill, the technology licensed from DuPont that converts succinic acid to 1,4-butanediol (BDO), the novel purification process developed and scaled up with MATRIC, and the use of non-food feedstocks to produce biobased succinic acid. BioAmber will also strengthen its management team and build out its in-house R&D capabilities to accelerate the development of its adipic acid platform.
  • M&A Terms
  • Venture Investor
    NAXOS Capital Partners
  • Venture Investor
    Sofinnova Ventures
  • Venture Investor
    Mitsui & Co. Venture Partners
  • Venture Investor
    Mitsui & Co.

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