People & Business :: Earnings/Finance
Amyris raises $42 million, starts farnesene plant in Brazil
11:15 AM MST | December 27, 2012 | Rebecca Coons
Renewable fuels and chemicals firm Amyris (Emeryville, CA) announced it has completed a $42.25-million private placement of its common stock. The company sold 14,177,849 shares of common stock in a private placement to existing Amyris investors. The transaction included $37.25 million in cash proceeds and the conversion by Total Gas & Power USA of $5 million from an outstanding senior unsecured convertible promissory note. The company also announced it has started up a biobased farnesene plant at Paraiso, Brazil, and expects shipments to begin in...
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