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During Q2, biopharmas brought in an aggregate $12.5bn in financing and device company fundraising totaled $3.7bn; while in vitro diagnostic firms and research tools players raised $720m.
ARCH closed a $3bn VC fund to end the month of June while in the same week six public biopharma firms said they are cutting jobs. Even so, some publicly traded companies have been able to launch sizeable offerings, including a $450m note sale by Cytokinetics and Xenon’s $250m follow-on.
Pharma sells the rights to Germany’s Cheplapharm, which obtained EU/Russia rights in October. Cerecor will acquire Aevi Genomics for $16.1m plus contingent value rights.
Neurocrine plans to advance XEN901 into Phase II in a rare pediatric epilepsy indication while eyeing opportunity in adult focal epilepsy. Xenon increases its runway to develop a pair of mid-stage epilepsy drugs.
- Drug Discovery Tools