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For Biotech VCs, Anticipation And Adjustments In The Age Of Earn-Outs

This article was originally published in Start Up

Executive Summary

For biotech companies and their backers, the structured acquisition -- with contingent payments that stretch well beyond the close of the sale -- is practically the only exit available and, everyone agrees, a permanent part of the landscape. While it's certainly a buyer's market, the sellers have begun to adopt strategies and rules to help boost returns. Are they working?


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