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Structure Therapeutics Announces Upsized $547.4 Million Public Offering

June 7, 2024

Cooley advised Structure Therapeutics (Nasdaq: GPCR), a global, clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company developing novel oral small molecule therapeutics for metabolic and cardiopulmonary diseases, on its upsized $547.4 million underwritten public offering.

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Patrick Loofbourrow
Partner, Singapore
Charlie Kim
Partner, San Diego
Jean Park
Partner, New York
Carlos Ramirez
Partner, San Diego
Su Lian Lu
Special Counsel, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Christine Turner
Associate, Colorado
Christine S. Kim
Associate, San Diego
Daniel Gillon
Associate, San Diego
Max Levinbook
Associate, San Diego
Alexis Guillermo Buz
Associate, San Diego
Reid Hooper
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Rick Jantz
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Brian Lau
International Legal Project Manager, Hong Kong
Xander Lee
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Natasha Leskovsek
Of Counsel, Washington, DC
Phil Mitchell
Partner, New York
Aaron Pomeroy
Partner, Colorado
Rebecca Ross
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Vince Sampson
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Jennifer Shanley
Special Counsel, New York
Karen Tsai
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Jessica Wade
Paralegal Specialist, San Diego
Kate Walther
Paralegal Specialist, San Diego
Francis Wheeler
Partner, Colorado

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ProfoundBio Announces $1.8 Billion Acquisition by Genmab

April 3, 2024

Cooley advised ProfoundBio, a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing novel antibody-drug conjugate therapeutics for patients with cancer, on its definitive agreement to be acquired for $1.8 billion in an all-cash transaction by Genmab (NASDAQ: GMAB), a dual-listed, international biotechnology company that creates and develops differentiated antibody therapeutics to fight against cancer and other serious diseases.

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Rama Padmanabhan
Partner, San Diego
Patrick Loofbourrow
Partner, Singapore
Rowook Park
Partner, San Diego
Ruomu Li
Partner, Shanghai
Jenny Ge
Associate, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Ross Eberly
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Megan Browdie
Partner, Washington, DC
Christopher Kimball
Partner, Washington, DC
Xander Lee
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Jamie Leigh
Partner, San Francisco
Izzy Lubarsky
Partner, New York
Barbara Mirza
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Sonia Nath
Partner, Washington, DC
Jean Park
Partner, New York
Lei Shen
Partner, Chicago
Stacey A. Bradford
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Jeff Goldman
Special Counsel, Palo Alto
Amy Hallman Rice
Special Counsel, San Diego
Karen Tsai
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Bin Wang
Special Counsel, Palo Alto
Andrew Bae
Associate, Washington, DC
Julia R. Brinton
Associate, Washington, DC
Megan Drill
Associate, San Diego
Mari Dugas
Associate, Washington, DC
Allison Kutner
Associate, New York
Joyce Li
Associate, Chicago
Jiqiang Lin
Associate, New York
Tyler McClure
Associate, San Francisco
Ivy Wang
Associate, Shanghai
Monica Xu
Counsel, Shanghai
Freddy Yip
Associate, Hong Kong
Zhijing Yu
Associate, Singapore
Andy Zachrich
Associate, San Diego
Letian Wei
Legal Consultant, Shanghai
Sherlyn Qu
Legal Consultant, Shanghai

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ProfoundBio Announces $112 Million Oversubscribed Series B

February 14, 2024

Cooley advised ProfoundBio, a clinical-stage biotechnology company developing novel antibody-drug conjugate therapeutics for patients with cancer, on its $112 million oversubscribed Series B financing.

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Patrick Loofbourrow
Partner, Singapore
Monica Xu
Counsel, Shanghai
Ivy Wang
Associate, Shanghai
Zixiang Liu
Associate, Shanghai
Sherlyn Qu
Legal Consultant, Shanghai
Xander Lee
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Charlie Kim
Partner, San Diego
Christopher Kimball
Partner, Washington, DC
Natasha Leskovsek
Of Counsel, Washington, DC
Sarah Oliai
Associate, Washington, DC
Letian Wei
Legal Consultant, Shanghai
Teresa Yang
Legal Consultant, Shanghai

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Gracell Biotechnologies Agrees to Acquisition by AstraZeneca for up to $1.2 Billion

December 26, 2023

Cooley advised Gracell Biotechnologies, a global clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company dedicated to developing innovative cell therapies for the treatment of cancer and autoimmune diseases, on its definitive agreement to be acquired by AstraZeneca.

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Rama Padmanabhan
Partner, San Diego
Rowook Park
Partner, San Diego
Izzy Lubarsky
Partner, New York
Brittany K. Wightman
Associate, San Diego
Rajdeep Roger Bains
Associate, San Diego
Will Cai
Partner, Hong Kong
Patrick Loofbourrow
Partner, Singapore
Jie Zhang
Partner, Hong Kong
Hilda Li
Associate, Hong Kong
Samantha Zhang
Associate, Singapore
Alessandra Murata
Partner, Palo Alto
Charity Williams
Partner, San Diego
Xander Lee
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Phil Mitchell
Partner, New York
Megan Browdie
Partner, Washington, DC
Christopher Kimball
Partner, Washington, DC
Ross Eberly
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Lei Shen
Partner, Chicago
Natasha Leskovsek
Of Counsel, Washington, DC
Rena Kaminsky
Special Counsel, Palo Alto
Stella Sarma
Special Counsel, Brussels
Christine Graham
Special Counsel, London
Andrew Epstein
Special Counsel, Seattle
Dillon Martinson
Special Counsel, Washington, DC
Ajay Athavale
Associate, San Francisco
Amanda Griggs
Associate, New York
Sara Kim
Associate, Los Angeles Downtown
Allison Kutner
Associate, New York
Eileen Leman
Associate, Los Angeles Downtown
Sarah Oliai
Associate, Washington, DC

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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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Charlie Kim
Partner, San Diego
Patrick Loofbourrow
Partner, Singapore
Andrew Harline
Partner in Charge – Singapore, Singapore
Su Lian Lu
Special Counsel, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Xander Lee
Partner, Los Angeles Santa Monica
Jie Zhang
Partner, Hong Kong
Phil Mitchell
Partner, New York
Aaron Pomeroy
Partner, Colorado
Carlos Ramirez
Partner, San Diego
Ryan Blair
Partner, San Diego
Joshua Mates
Partner, San Francisco
Mark Ballantyne
Partner, Reston
Nicola Squire
Partner, London
Francis Wheeler
Partner, Colorado
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
Associate, San Diego

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