Finance Watch: Aileron, Talaris, Frequency And The Search For Strategic Alternatives
Job Cuts Continue As Programs Fail, Cash Dwindles
Public Company Edition: Aileron, Talaris and Frequency said they will reduce expenses and seek options for maximizing shareholder returns under tough stock market conditions. However, CureVac and Supernus are among firms recently able to access new cash – $250m and $150m, respectively.
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Public Company Edition: With the XBI up more than 9% in April, a few follow-on offerings –$23m to support Gamida Cell’s small product launch and $500m to fund Vaxcyte’s large clinical trial program – have made it to market. Also, China’s CytoMed launched the sixth biopharma IPO in the US this year.
Merger plans follow MEI’s recent decision to shelve its own PI3K inhibitor due to class safety concerns. Combined firm will have three clinical oncology candidates, runway into 2025.