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Finance Watch: VC Investment Soars In Q1, Putting Biopharma On Track For A Record Year

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Pharma and biotech companies raised $4.6bn in the first quarter, exceeding the 2017 quarterly average by $1.4bn. But while the money invested soared, the number of companies funded sank. In public financings, MorphoSys commences US IPO and Mylan sells $1.5bn in notes.

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