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Structure Therapeutics – $185.3 Million IPO

February 9, 2023

San Francisco – February 9, 2023 Cooley advised Structure Therapeutics, a clinical-stage global biopharmaceutical company, on its $185.3 million initial public offering, including the full exercise of the underwriters’ option to purchase additional American depositary shares. Lawyers Charlie Kim, Patrick Loofbourrow, Andrew Harline and Su Lian Lu led the Cooley team.

The offering marks the first sizable US life sciences IPO this year. Structure Therapeutics will use the proceeds to develop new oral therapies for the treatment of various diseases, including those impacting the metabolic, cardiovascular and pulmonary systems. Its lead product candidate targets Type 2 diabetes and obesity.

Structure Therapeutics aims to develop and deliver novel oral therapeutics to treat a wide range of chronic diseases with unmet medical needs. Its differentiated technology platform leverages structure-based drug discovery and computational chemistry expertise, enabling it to build a pipeline of product candidates. The company currently focuses on G-protein-coupled receptors as a therapeutic target class.

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Partner, San Diego
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Partner, Singapore
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Partner in Charge – Singapore, Singapore
Su Lian Lu
Special Counsel, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Xander Lee
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Jie Zhang
Partner, Hong Kong
Phil Mitchell
Partner, New York
Aaron Pomeroy
Partner, Colorado
Carlos Ramirez
Partner, San Diego
Ryan Blair
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Joshua Mates
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Mark Ballantyne
Partner, Reston
Nicola Squire
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Francis Wheeler
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Will Cai
Partner, Hong Kong
Thomas Welk
Senior Counsel, San Diego
Natasha Leskovsek
Of Counsel, Washington, DC
Dani Nazemian
Special Counsel, San Diego
Randy Sabett
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Bin Wang
Special Counsel, Palo Alto
Rebecca Ross
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Lisa Yuan
Special Counsel, Beijing
Jennifer Shanley
Special Counsel, New York
Christine Turner
Associate, Colorado
Vince Flynn
Associate, San Diego
Ivy Wang
Associate, Shanghai
Rick Jantz
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Yuan Dai
Associate, Shanghai
Cara Buchicchio
Associate, New York
Megan Drill
Associate, San Diego
Daniel Gillon
Associate, San Diego
Dionne A. Thomas
Associate, San Diego
Cristina Ferruolo
Associate, San Diego
Brian Lau
International Legal Project Manager, Hong Kong
Jessica Wade
Paralegal Specialist, San Diego
Kate Walther
Paralegal Specialist, San Diego
Lunga Su
Associate, Shanghai
Christine S. Kim
Associate, San Diego
Andy Zachrich
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Fenbi – HK$198 Million IPO

January 11, 2023

Cooley advised the underwriters for Fenbi, an internet-born test preparation company, on its proposed listing of shares on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited. Partners Ethan Jin, Michael Yu and Will Cai led the Cooley team.

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Ethan Jin
Partner, Shanghai
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Partner in Charge – Hong Kong, Hong Kong
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Partner, Hong Kong
Lisa Yuan
Special Counsel, Beijing
Mengchao Wu
Associate, Beijing
Ruohao Zhang
International Legal Project Manager, Beijing
Brian Lau
International Legal Project Manager, Hong Kong
Freeda Li
Senior Legal Assistant, Beijing
Jin Wang
Senior Legal Assistant, Beijing
Francis Wheeler
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Cryofocus Medtech – HK$210 Million IPO

January 5, 2023

Cooley advised the joint sponsors and underwriters of Cryofocus Medtech’s HK$210 million ($27 million) initial public offering of 11,110,000 H Shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
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Michael Yu
Partner in Charge – Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Yiming Liu
Partner in Charge – Shanghai, Shanghai
Will Cai
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Kaiting Yang
Associate, Hong Kong
Yiying Wang
Associate, Shanghai
Yunxiang Xu
Associate, Shanghai
Brian Lau
International Legal Project Manager, Hong Kong
Alex Wu
International Legal Project Manager, Shanghai
Zhengyang Li
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TI Cloud – $71.7 Million IPO

July 27, 2022

Cooley advised TI Cloud on its $71.7 million initial public offering of 43,530,000 shares at a public offering price of HK$12.85 per share. TI Cloud offers a broad array of cloud-native customer contact solutions that enable enterprises to engage in multichannel customer interactions. Partners Michael Yu and Will Cai led the Cooley team.

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Senior Legal Assistant, Hong Kong
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International Legal Project Manager, Hong Kong
Jie Zhang
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