The BioCentury 100 declined 14% from its all-time high on February 27, but still ended higher than the general indices. Excluding partnership monies, $19 billion was raised—the highest amount since 4Q11. Private companies raised $1.9 billion. Thirty-six companies raised $2.6 billion going public, with 95 firms raising $6.5 billion over the past 15 months). Demand for follow-on financings and private investments in public equity (PIPEs) was also up. Debt financings totaled $8 billion, led by a $4-billion note by Gilead (Foster City, CA, USA).

Stock market performance

Global biotech industry financing

Notable 1Q14 deals

Global biotech initial public offerings

Global biotech venture capital investment