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Finance Watch: Investors Launch New SPACs After Initial Deals

Panacea II, CM Life Sciences III Complete IPOs

Executive Summary

EcoR1 and Casdin/Corvex took their second and third special purpose acquisition corporations public. Also, Ionis sold notes to buy back older notes and fund operations as it cut 70% of Akcea’s staff. In venture capital, ValenzaBio raised $70m and RA boosted Metagenomi’s series A to $75m.

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