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Galecto Biotech Raises €79 Million in Series C Financing Co-Led by Ysios Capital and OrbiMed to Advance Galectin Inhibitor to Late-Stage Clinical Development

Galecto Biotech AB, the leading developer of galectin modulators for the treatment of severe diseases, including fibrosis and cancer, today announced the successful closing of a €79 million series C financing co-led by Ysios Capital and OrbiMed. New investors Ysios Capital, OrbiMed, HBM Healthcare Investments, OrbiMed Israel, Bristol Myers-Squibb, Maverick Ventures and Seventure Partners joined existing investors Novo Seeds, M Ventures, and Sunstone Capital in the financing round. Concurrent with the financing, Karen Wagner (Ysios Capital), Chau Khuong (OrbiMed), Chandra Leo (HBM) and Erez Chimovits (OrbiMed Israel) were appointed to the Galecto Board of Directors.