Biotech Cos. Flood Public Markets With IPOs Over $900M

By Tom Zanki (June 12, 2020, 6:05 PM EDT) -- Four biotechnology companies went public on Friday under the guidance of nine law firms, overcoming market turbulence to raise $932 million in mostly upsized initial public offerings that priced at peak range or better.

The newly minted public companies include a startup vaccine developer, a gene therapy company, a maker of muscle disease treatments and a Chinese cancer test provider. Nine law firms total worked on the deals when counting representation of issuers and underwriters from all jurisdictions. Cooley LLP and Latham & Watkins LLP led all firms, working on two deals each.

The IPOs were received well by investors despite...

Stay ahead of the curve

In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.


  • Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
  • Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
  • Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!

TRY LAW360 FREE FOR SEVEN DAYS

Hello! I'm Law360's automated support bot.

How can I help you today?

For example, you can type:
  • I forgot my password
  • I took a free trial but didn't get a verification email
  • How do I sign up for a newsletter?
Ask a question!