Tag Archives: Biotech IPO

This Time May Be Different: Today’s Biotech Market In Context
January 7, 2016

The past five years have been the greatest bull run in the history of the biotech industry. Stock market outperformance, significant fundraising levels both private and public, more IPOs in this window than ever before, and huge volumes of M&A.

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The Churchillian Biotech IPO: This Is Not Even The Beginning Of The End
November 2, 2015

This blog was written by Michael Gladstone, Principal at Atlas Venture, as part of the “From the Trenches” feature of LifeSciVC. For a great company, an IPO is a financing event. Not an exit. Not the end. This is important to

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Biotech IPO Performance: Discerning Market Or Rising Tide?
March 20, 2015

As anyone following the biotech sector knows, the market for new public offerings has been incredibly strong over the past couple years. And the larger cap stocks in the sector have also outperformed, propelled by product launches and exciting clinical

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Tortoise & Hare Revisited: “Time To IPO” For VC-Backed Startups
February 24, 2015

Getting a drug from discovery to market requires more than a dozen years, so you just can’t do biotech in a 10-year venture fund – it just takes too long, right?  Fortunately, wrong.  The data just don’t support this premise, although this

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Tradeoffs and Timing: IPO vs. M&A Decision Making in Biotech
April 2, 2014

In light of the continued interest in biotech IPOs by the capital markets, there’s probably not a venture-backed biotech boardroom that hasn’t been discussing the merits of going public. Whether warranted or not, taking a company public via an IPO

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