Monte Rosa takes this week's IPO lead as a nine-figure raise pushes industry total past $9B
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Major League Baseball isn’t the only industry that’s undergoing a reckoning over “sticky stuff,” as Monte Rosa Therapeutics takes its molecular glues public Thursday ready to shake up Nasdaq.
The Boston-based biotech priced its IPO late Wednesday night and plans to start trading Thursday at a launch price of $19 per share. Monte Rosa secured $222.3 million with the offering as biotech continues its record IPO pace: now with 54 companies going public in 2021, the industry is on track to see more than 100 debuts in a calendar year for the first time ever, according to the Endpoints News tally.
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