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Financing of biotech companies so far in 2005: A Midwest odyssey

For a biotech company, raising money is a saga that never ends.

Just as you complete a round, you have to do two things: execute on the timely achievement of key milestones you identified for your new investors and look at the structuring of your next financing and where and who the money will come from. Most angel investors aren't repeti......

Full article >>> bove, only two of the companies had a share price above $10 per share, which is one indicator of IPO strength. Aspreva Pharmaceuticals was the only company to have a significant amount of money raised (i.e. above $75 million). So what makes for a successful IPO? It is a combination of factors including:

Market timing
Company credentials
Management team and track record
Pri......

Full article >>> s from a VC panel at the InvestMidwest conference, which was held recently in Kansas City. His remarks were in response to another west coast VC's comment that most biotech companies on the west coast are in a unique situation in that they are getting multiple term sheets for the funding of their deals. This is allowing them to pick the best deal.

Churchwell commented that the situation i......

Full article >>> illion last year (or a decline of 19 percent).

A key indicator for the Midwest biotech sector was VC activity in biotech. The first quarter showed a total of $781 million versus almost $1.4 billion last year (or a decline of 43 percent). Ouch!



Though we don't yet have data to show how the Midwest fared in this area, I'm willing to bet that it ......

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The ramifications of the Bone Care deal are both good and bad for the Midwest. On the downside, there are only 25 publicly traded biotech companies in the Midwest. Two have been picked off this year: Orphan Medical (by Jazz Pharmaceuticals) and now Bone Care (also don't forget Esperion and Cima Labs in 2003).

On the positive side, there are some new multi-millionaire inves......

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Source:wistechnology.com By Michael Rosen 05/11/05


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