Trius Therapeutics Files for IPO


Trius Therapeutics Inc., a San Diego-based developer of antibacterial drugs, has filed for an $86.25 million IPO. It plans to trade on the Nasdaq under ticker symbol TSRX, with Credit Suisse serving as lead underwriter.

The company has raised nearly $50 million in VC funding, from firms like Sofinnova Ventures (21.2% pre-IPO stake), Interwest Partners (17.7%), Versant Ventures (17.7%), Prism VentureWorks (13.5)%, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (11.9%) and FinTech Global Capital. www.triusrx.com

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