WuXi Biologics, a Chinese contract R&D services provider to the global pharmaceutical industry that was taken private by a PE-backed consortium in late 2015, gained 38% on its Hong Kong trading debut following a HK$3.97 billion ($510 million) IPO.
The company sold 192.9 million shares at HK$20.60 apiece, according to a filing, although the size of the offering could increase if the overallotment option is exercised. Its stock closed at HK$28.30...
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Healthcare-focused Panacea Venture has led a $40 million Series C round for China’s XWPharma, a neurobiology-focused biotech developer previously known as XW Laboratories.
Kyee Technology, a Chinese digital medical platform has raised RMB430 million ($64 million) in a Series D round led by Tencent Holdings. Other investors include Longmen Capital, Dyee Capital and Royal Sea Capital.
Biocytogen, a Chinese contract research organization (CRO) that provides genetically-modified mice for drug testing, has raised RMB970 million ($143 million) in an extended tranche of Series D funding.