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Aussie IPO for breast cancer imaging player Volpara raises almost $8M

The company markets a suite of breast imaging tools for personalized breast cancer screening based on objective measurements of volumetric breast density, compression and radiation dose.

InVentiv to go public, hopes to raise $500M

InVentiv Group Holdings, one of the largest global contract research organizations in the world, is looking to float as part of its recent growth spurt.

2015 IPO co. Avinger falls even further on plans for up to $50M follow-on

More than a year ago, image-guided catheter-based systems company Avinger priced an upsized IPO at $13. Then it gained more than 80% in 2015. But this year has been far less kind to the Redwood City, CA-based company; its share price has fallen by more than half to less than $11, dipping well below the IPO price.

Hong Kong's Chi-Med files amended U.S. SEC F-1 for Nasdaq IPO

Hong Kong-based Hutchinson China MediTech announced this week it filed an amended F-1 form with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for its planned $100 million IPO in which it plans to sell American depositary shares under the symbol HCM.

China Resources Pharmaceutical plans HK IPO

China Resources Pharmaceutical Group, part of the state-owned mega-corporation China Resources, is planning to tap the capital markets in Hong Kong for a $1 billion initial public offering, according to a report by Reuters.

Details on BeiGene's Nasdaq IPO show firm valued around $756M

Details on the initial public offering for Beijing-based biotech BeiGene are out with the offer topping the $100 million early estimate and insiders slated to take more than half in an offering that will be closely watched as sentiment gauge for other China-focused biotech firms into the U.S. market.

China's Jiangsu Hansoh plans $3B IPO to tap investor demand

As China tries to reform its healthcare system, companies are rushing in to tap the capital markets to expand their reach. The latest one to hit the market will be Jiangsu Hansoh Pharmaceutical, which plans to sell up to $3 billion in shares on the Hong Kong market, which, if successful, would be the largest healthcare IPO to hit the Hang Seng Index, according to data from Dealogic, cited in a Wall Street Journal report.

Bavarian Nordic files for Nasdaq IPO

Looking to raise more than $86 million, Danish vaccinemaker Bavarian Nordic filed for a Nasdaq IPO this week on the heels of a busy 2015.

YiChang IPO joins other drug companies in tough IPO market

China's YiChang HEC ChangJiang Pharmaceutical launched book-building on Tuesday for its planned HK$1.67 billion ($215 million) initial public offering and the company said it has lined up four cornerstone investors that will contribute $80 million.

Indian healthcare IPOs raise $300M

A pair of Indian IPOs raised over $300 million this week and demonstrated that the country's pharmaceutical industry remains in demand for institutional investors.