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Finance Watch: Another Mega-Round As Moderna Bucks Biopharma's IPO Trend

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Moderna raised $500m to fund its growing pipeline, choosing once again to stay private rather than pursue an IPO. Also, AvroBio closed a $60m Series B round to advance its gene therapies for lysosomal storage disorders, Seattle Genetics led recent public company financings, and Vical is restructuring.

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