WilmerHale Advises Xilio Therapeutics In $95M Series C Financing

  • 2.25.2021

On February 24, 2021, Xilio Therapeutics, a biotechnology company developing potent, tumor-selective immunotherapies for patients with cancer, announced the successful closing of a $95 million Series C financing round. Proceeds from the financing will be used to advance Xilio’s lead therapeutic candidates, XTX202 (tumor-selective IL-2) and XTX101 (tumor-selective anti-CTLA4 mAb), into clinical trials. The financing was led by Rock Springs Capital and was joined by Bain Capital Life Sciences, Deerfield Management Company and RA Capital Management, among other new investors. Xilio’s existing investors, including Atlas Venture, SV Health Investors, Takeda Ventures, RiverVest Venture Partners, and MRL Ventures Fund, also participated in the financing.

The WilmerHale team representing Xilio Therapeutics was led by Cynthia Mazareas and included Timothy Kulis, Meghan Fay and Elizabeth Brasher.