Alimera Sciences Re-Files for IPO

Alimera Sciences Inc., an Atlanta-based ophthalmic pharmaceutical company, has filed for an $80 million IPO. This comes less than two months after Alimera withdrew registration for a $75 million IPO due to “current public market conditions.”

It had planned to trade on the Nasdaq under ticker symbol ALIM, with Credit Suisse and Citi serving as co-lead underwriters.

Alimera has raised just over $71 million in VC funding since 2004, from firms like Scale Venture Partners (18.44% pre-IPO stake), Domain Associates (18.44%), Intersouth Partners (18.44%), Polaris Venture Partners (18.44%) and Venrock Associates (14.93%).

It also received a total of $16.7 million from the sale of two OTC allergy products and a lubricating eye from to Bausch & Lomb.