BioForm Files for IPO

BioForm Medical Inc., a San Mateo, Calif.-based developer of an injectable dermal filler for aesthetic improvement, has filed for a $115 million IPO. It plans to trade on the Nasdaq under ticker symbol BFRM, with JPMorgan and Piper Jaffray serving as co-lead underwriters. The company has raised nearly $65 million in total VC funding since 2000, from firms like Essex Woodlands Health Ventures (20.5% pre-IPO stake), PTV Sciences (18.3%), Vivo Ventures (15.4%), Veron International Ltd. (9.6%) and Teknoinvest (9.1%).