Investment Summary

Exits Tranzyme

On April 1, 2011, invested in life science company Tranzyme from Greer Capital Advisors

Investment Highlights
  • This is transaction in the Life Science sector.
  • This is transaction in the United States.
  • This is transaction in North Carolina.

Investment Summary

Date 2011-04-01
Target Tranzyme
Sector Life Science
Sellers(s) Greer Capital Advisors
Deal Type IPO

Target

Tranzyme

Durham, North Carolina, United States
website
Tranzyme Pharma is a clinical-stage company developing novel small molecule therapeutics for the treatment of gastrointestinal (GI) and metabolic diseases.

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Seller(S) 1

SELLER

Greer Capital Advisors

Mountain Brook, Alabama, United States

Investor

website


Category Private Equity Firm
Founded 2002
Size Small
Type Sector Focused
DESCRIPTION

Greer Capital Advisors (GCA) is a specialized, heathcare focused private equity firm that targets investments in Alabama based companies. Within healthcare, GCA looks for companies in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device, and diagnostics industries. GCA prefers early and growth stage investments and generally seeks to invest between $1 to $2 million per transaction. Greer Capital Advisors was formed in 2002 and is based in Birmingham, Alabama.


DEAL STATS #
Overall 7 of 13
Sector (Life Science) 5 of 10
Type (IPO) 2 of 2
State (North Carolina) 1 of 1
Country (United States) 7 of 13
Year (2011) 1 of 2
PREVIOUS DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2010-12-23 Atherotech

Birmingham, Alabama, United States

Atherotech, Inc. is a cardio-diagnostic company.

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FOLLOWING DEAL
DATE TARGET DEAL TYPE VALUE
2011-04-04 TransMolecular

Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

TransMolecular is a neuroscience therapeutics company discovering and developing novel, proprietary drugs to diagnose and treat cancer and pain.

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