Thursday, September 6, 2018

Very Brief Blog: Guardant Files for IPO

On September 6, 2018, news releases that Guardant, an oncology liquid biopsy test company in the Bay Area, has filed for an IPO.  Medcity News here.  At Nanylze, here

Medicare LCD coverage for Guardant was finalized over the summer, here.
  • See Guardant Health's SEC web page here.
  • See the S-1 filing here (277 pp).

Underwriters include JP Morgan, B of A Merrill Lynch, Cowen, Leerink, William Blair.

For a July 2018 Bloomberg article about a potential pending Guardant IPO, here.

As noted at Nanylze, Foundation Medicine rolled out a next-generation of its own LDT liquid biopsy test, now called FoundationOne Liquid, September 2018, here.

For a historical comparison, the archived FMI S-1 filing from 2015, here.