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Leonard Green to invest in U.S. clinical trial services firm WCG

14 Nov 2019

Buyout firm Leonard Green & Partners LP has agreed to join private equity firm Arsenal Capital Partners as an owner of U.S. clinical trial services company WCG, the companies said on Thursday.

RPT-Ex-FDA chief Gottlieb sees investment opportunity in 'unloved' antibiotics

30 Oct 2019

NEW YORK, Oct 29 As a private investor, former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is focused on an area where few have found success in recent years: developing new antibiotics.

Ex-FDA chief Gottlieb sees investment opportunity in 'unloved' antibiotics

29 Oct 2019

NEW YORK As a private investor, former U.S. Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Scott Gottlieb is focused on an area where few have found success in recent years: developing new antibiotics.

SoftBank-backed Vir Biotechnology raises $143 million in U.S. IPO

11 Oct 2019

NEW YORK Vir Biotechnology priced its initial public offering (IPO) at $20 a share on Thursday, at the bottom end of expectations, the latest underwhelming investment performance for a stock held by SoftBank Group Corp's Vision Fund.

Germany's BioNTech raises $150 million in smaller-than-planned U.S. IPO amid market volatility

10 Oct 2019

German biotechnology firm BioNTech SE raised $150 million in its U.S. initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, after selling fewer shares and at a lower price than originally planned, the latest company to struggle to debut in the stock market

REFILE-Germany's BioNTech lowers price for U.S. IPO amid market volatility

09 Oct 2019

Oct 9 German biotechnology firm BioNTech SE lowered the price range for its U.S. initial public offering (IPO) on Wednesday and said it would sell fewer shares, making it the latest company to struggle to debut in the stock market.

Ginkgo Bioworks raises $350 million fund for biotech spinouts

09 Oct 2019

Biotechnology start-up Ginkgo Bioworks said on Wednesday that it had raised a $350 million fund to more easily invest in spinout ventures that use its bio-engineering technology in a variety of industries that are just starting to use cutting edge biology.

Boeing-backed start-up SparkCognition raises $100 million

08 Oct 2019

SparkCognition Inc, a U.S. start-up that builds artificial intelligence technology for the industrial sectors and counts Boeing Co among its investors, said on Tuesday it raised $100 million in a new private funding round.

Credit Suisse hires Sze as sellside M&A co-head

03 Oct 2019

NEW YORK Credit Suisse Group AG has hired Stephanie Sze as a global co-head of its sellside mergers and acquisitions (M&A) group, based in New York, according to a memo seen by Reuters.

Credit Suisse hires Sze as sellside M&A co-head

03 Oct 2019

NEW YORK Credit Suisse Group AG has hired Stephanie Sze as a global co-head of its sellside mergers and acquisitions (M&A) group, based in New York, according to a memo seen by Reuters.

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