AFFiRiS Raises €25M in Equity Funding

AFFiRiS AG, a Vienna, Austria-based developer of tailor-made peptide vaccines for Alzheimer’s disease, Atherosclerosis, Parkinson’s disease, hypertension and several other conditions, has raised €25m in equity funding.

Backers include Santo VC GmbH, which committed €20m, as well as existing investor MIG funds, which increased its stake in the company by €5m through its MIG 11 fund. Both Santo VC and MIG have secured an option to extend their stake in AFFiRiS by a further combined €30m.

AFFiRiS intends to use the capital to advance its wide-ranging clinical development programme.

Co-founded by CEO Walter Schmidt and CSO Frank Mattner, the company has Alzheimer’s disease as its current lead indication. It currently employs 83 staff at the Campus Vienna Biocenter.



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