Reverse Mergers Between German and U.S. Biotech Companies

Many private German biotech companies are facing difficulties in raising capital and, as a result, are finding public listings in more established markets increasingly attractive.  Some German biotechs have applied a creative structure to overcome these difficulties, such as the 'reverse merger' into a publicly held U.S. company, as a way of accessing US capital markets. This article explores this transaction model, commonly found within the U.S. biotech sector, as an attractive model for German biotechs.

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