IPOs

Med-tech’s feverish investment outpaces biopharma

In every type of financing, from IPOs and follow-on public offerings to private placements and venture capital rounds, the med-tech industry produced more money and completed more financings in 2018 than the prior year, reflecting the same significant jump in activity seen with its biopharma counterpart. What is different, however, is that med tech experienced […]

European biotech on course for record year with $3.9B raised in first half of 2018

This is the second of a two-part series on Life Sciences Connect looking at the current robust financial climate for biopharma. “Biopharma IPOs gone wild,” also via BioWorld, the daily biopharma news service from Clarivate Analytics, appeared on July 10, 2018. European biotechnology firms engaged in drug development raised $3,904 million during the first half […]

Biopharma IPOs gone wild: Highest amount ever raised as 14 companies join public ranks

This is the first of a two-part series on “Life Sciences Connect” looking at the current robust financial climate for biopharma. Watch for a report, also via BioWorld, the daily biopharma news service from Clarivate Analytics, on the record pace of fund raising in Europe shortly. The public offerings by immuno-oncology-focused Forty Seven Inc., which […]

Cancer, neurology, immune therapies drive continued robust pace of biopharma financings

2017 was recorded as the second highest financings year for the biopharmaceutical industry. High enthusiasm was demonstrated among investors who funneled about two-thirds of the money through public offerings. BioPharma Financings Reports, 15 separate analyses compiled by BioWorld and Clarivate Analytics focused on key therapeutic markets, found that in addition to cancer companies, firms working […]

DCAT Week ’17 session looks at emerging pharma market trends

The health of emerging pharmaceutical companies can be assessed, in part, by financing and partnership activity with larger companies, Richard Harrison, Chief Scientific Officer at Clarivate Analytics, told a DCAT Week ’17 audience in a session titled “Emerging Pharma: Market Overview, Project Management and CMC Readiness.”