Hedge Funds Move Into Private Biotechs

Abrams, Sandra Lea
April 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;4/11/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 14, p10
Trade Publication
Reports on the investments of hedge funds in private biotechnology companies in the U.S. Preference to put investment in development-stage opportunities; Role of Maverick Capital Ltd. in the initial public offering of Perlegen Sciences Inc.; Ventures in late-stage clinical trials.


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