Bristol bets big on Myokardia
The $13.1bn price suggests that Bristol could be banking on mavacamten’s potential outside rare diseases.
Few clues to flotation fever in past performance
Investors are piling into biotech IPOs, but the track record of previous years' new issues shows how hard it is to pick winners.
ESC 2020 roundup – Amarin touts plaque data as appeal looms
A virtual ESC sees Vascepa’s plaque reduction, Ionis’s second-gen candidates and Medtronic’s cryoblation win.
ESC 2020 – Myokardia odds-on for first approval in heart muscle disease
Positive phase III data in hand, Myokardia heads to the FDA.
The crucial data readouts coming soon for small biotechs
Coronavirus aside, biotech companies including Akebia, Blueprint, Genfit and TG Therapeutics are set for some important data readouts in the next couple of months.
Biotech’s balancing act amid Covid-19 delays
A Vantage analysis suggests which small biotechs might seriously have to rethink R&D spending plans in the wake of Covid-19.
Does amount matter when it comes to a biotech IPO?
Biontech and ADC Therapeutics are both heading towards substantial flotations, but it is hard to find evidence that bigger does better.
Takeover flurry aside, progress of recent biotech floats underwhelms
A run of acquisitions of recent biotech IPOs is great news for investors who backed these companies, but the reality is that a large majority of fledgling drug stocks are…