Rare blood disorders biotech Hemab raises $135M, begins trek into clinic

Hemab Therapeutics, led by Alnylam vet Benny Sorensen and chaired by John Maraganore, has raised $135 million from a new crop of investors as it begins pushing its blood disorder programs into the clinic. Hemab’s Series B was led by Access Biotechnology, followed by Deep Track Capital, Avoro Capital, Invus, Rock Springs Capital and Danish fund Maj Invest Equity — all new investors. Investors from the biotech’s $55 million Series A — Novo Holdings, RA Capital Management, and HealthCap — also returned for the round.