Three Chinese Biotech IPOs Gross $639m In June
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Genrix grossed $478.9m in the largest initial public offering from an innovative drug-focused biotech on Shanghai's STAR Market since February 2022. Meanwhile, Laekna and Cutia launched two smaller IPOs in Hong Kong.
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