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ReWalk Robotics updates IPO terms

ReWalk Robotics plans on selling 3,35 million of its shares in an IPO that will trade on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “RWLK.” The pricing terms were not disclosed. Barclays Capital and Jefferies will serve as underwriters. Based in the U.S., Israel and Germany, ReWalk is a maker of wearable robotic exoskeletons for individuals with spinal cord injury. Its backers include SCP Vitalife Partners. Yaskawa Electric Corp. Israel Healthcare Ventures, Pontifax and Previz Ventures.

Bellicum Pharmaceuticals nabs $55 mln Series C

Bellicum Pharmaceuticals has closed $55 million in Series C funding. The investors included funds managed by RA Capital Management, Perceptive Advisors, Jennison Associates (on behalf of certain clients), Sabby Capital and Ridgeback Capital Management. Jefferies was the placement agent. Based in Houston, Bellicum Pharmaceuticals is a biotech firm focused on developing cellular immunotherapies.

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Online consumer lender AvantCredit nabs $200 mln

AvantCredit, a Chicago-based online consumer lender, has secured $200 million in debt financing from Jefferies. According to the firm, this latest capital infusion brings the company’s overall funding to over $500 million.

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Sterigenics closes $826 mln buy of Nordion

Sterigenics International said Wednesday it has closed its $826 million buy of Nordion. Ottawa-based Nordion provides products and services for the health science sector. Jefferies advised Nordion, while Goldman, Sachs & Co. served as financial advisor to Sterigenics. Sterigenics is a portfolio company of GTCR.

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VC-backed Auris Medical prices IPO

Auris Medical Holding has set the pricing terms of its IPO. It plans on selling 6.9 million shares at $10 to $12 per share. The company will trade the stock on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “EARS.” Jefferies and Leerink Partners are serving as lead underwriters. Headquartered in Zug, Switzerland, Auris Medical is a biopharmaceutical company focused on otolaryngology. Its backers include Sofinnova Venture Partners, Sofinnova Capital, Adamant Global Generika Funds and Idinvest Partners

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Oaktree Capital’s Townsquare Media updates IPO terms

According to an updated SEC filing, Townsquare Media, a portfolio company of Oaktree Capital Management, will sell 8.3 million shares of its IPO at a price between $14 and $16 per share. The company is planning on listing the stock on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “TSQ.” BofA Merrill Lynch, Jefferies and RBC Capital Markets will serve as the lead underwriters. Based in Greenwich, CT, Townsquare Media is a radio station operator.

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VC-backed ReWalk files for IPO

ReWalk Robotics has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s pricing terms have yet to be set. The company is planning on listing its stock on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “RWLK.” Barclays Capital and Jefferies will serve as the lead underwriters. Based in the U.S., Israel and Germany, ReWalk (formerly known as Argo Medical Technologies) is a maker of wearable robotic exoskeletons for people with spinal cord injury. Its backers include SCP Vitalife Partners. Yaskawa Electric Corp. Israel Healthcare Ventures, Pontifax and Previz Ventures.

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peHUB Second Opinion

In Second Opinion, Portillos Hot Dogs finds a buyer, Leon Black does a VC art deal, Anthony Noto gets a job at Twitter and Rafael Nadal loses at Wimbledon.

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VC-backed Affimed Therapeutics files for IPO

Affimed Therapeutics said Monday that it has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s pricing terms have yet to be set. Jefferies, Leerink Partners and BMO Capital Markets Corp. are serving as lead underwriters. Based in Germany, Affimed Therapeutics is focused on developing cancer treatments. Its backers include Aeris Capital, BioMedInvest, LSP Life Sciences Partners, Novo Nordisk A/S and Orbimed.

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PE-owned LMI files for IPO

Lantheus Holdings, the parent company of LMI, has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s pricing terms have yet to be set. The stock will trade on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “LNTH.” Citigroup Global Markets and Jefferies are serving as the lead underwriters. Headquartered in North Billerica, Mass., LMI, which is owned by Avista Capital Partners, is a maker of diagnostic imaging agents.

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PE-owned restaurant chain El Pollo Loco files for IPO

El Pollo Loco, which is owned by Trimaran Capital, has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock’s pricing terms have yet to be set. The stock will trade on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “LOCO.” Jefferies, Morgan Stanley and Robert W. Baird & Co are the lead underwriters. Headquartered in Costa Mesa, Calif., El Pollo Loco is a fast food restaurant chain.

Amphastar launches IPO

Amphastar Pharmaceuticals has unveiled its IPO after pricing its 8 million shares at $7 per share. The stock began trading Wednesday on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “AMPH.” Jefferies, BMO Capital Markets Corp. and Piper Jaffray are the lead underwriters. Headquartered in Rancho Cucamonga, Calif., Amphastar is focused on developing generic and proprietary injectable and inhalation products. Its backers include Applied Physics & Chemistry Laboratories and Coller Partners.

VC-backed Kite Pharma unveils IPO

Kite Pharma has launched its IPO after pricing its 7.5 million shares at $17 per share. The stock began trading Friday on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “KITE.” Jefferies, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) and Cowen and Company are the lead underwriters. Based in Santa Monica, Calif., Kite Pharma is a biopharmaceutical firm focused on treating cancer. Kite Pharma’s backers include Alta Partners and TPG Capital.

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GI Partners completes Peak 10 acquisition

GI Partners has closed its previously announced buy of Peak 10. No financial terms were disclosed. Credit Suisse, RBC Capital Markets and Jefferies provided the financing for the transaction. Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Peak 10 is an operator of data centers.

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