SCHAUMBURG, Ill., May 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a privately-held specialty pharmaceutical company, announced today that it has raised $30 million in a second Series A financing extension with pre-existing and new strategic investors. The round was again led by Vivo Ventures. This capital will be used to support upcoming product launches, development activities and strategic business objectives.
"Sagent's business model unites extensive pharmaceutical development, regulatory and manufacturing capabilities with the unique strength of our U.S. focused sales and marketing team to provide our hospital and clinical customers with a broad range of the highest quality injectable products," said Jeffrey M. Yordon, chief executive officer, founder and chairman of the board of Sagent Pharmaceuticals. "Since our inception in 2006, Sagent has successfully executed its strategy by filing more than 70 aNDAs to date, with more than 20 products expected in the market by year end. We appreciate our investors' continued confidence and commitment to Sagent."
About Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Sagent Pharmaceuticals, founded in 2006, is a privately held specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing, sourcing and marketing pharmaceutical products, with a specific emphasis on injectable products. Sagent has created a unique, global network of resources, comprised of rapid development capabilities, sophisticated manufacturing and innovative drug-delivery technologies, quickly yielding an extensive portfolio of pharmaceutical products that fulfills the evolving needs of patients. Sagent currently has more than 200 products in development.
To Discover Injectables Excellence(TM) and learn more about Sagent, please visit www.SagentPharma.com.
|SOURCE Sagent Pharmaceuticals, Inc.|
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