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Posts by Paul Hatton

Paul is a Managing Director responsible for Business Development for ICR Westwicke. He is involved in the origination of new business opportunities in Healthcare Investor Relations and Public Relations, as well as outreach with private equity and venture capital firms focused on Healthcare. He joined the firm following a 30-year career on Wall Street focused on Capital Markets and Corporate Finance.

Is 2024 the Year for the Life Science IPO Market?

Posted on February 27th, 2024. Posted by


Since November 2023, the IPO market for companies has shown some signs of life – dare we say, “green shoots.”  Over the most recent 15-week period, 10 firms transition to their new chapters as publicly listed companies. In 8 of the 10 cases, the stock price has risen above the new issue price, with notable increases from Cargo Therapeutics (“CRGX”) +55.0%; Arrivent Biopharma (“AVBP”) + 28.9%; and CG Oncology (“CGON”) + 129.5% (as of EOD, February 23). Continue Reading

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