Husch Blackwell Food & Agribusiness attorneys Jim Ash and Stan Baker were published in today’s edition of AgWired regarding the rise of IPOs within the animal health world.

Here are a few reasons they say have caused this increased activity:

  • Animal health companies’ valuations have increased
  • Increased news coverage of animal health issues
  • A belief among investors that the regulatory process for bringing animal health products to market is easier, which is actually incorrect in many instances
  • Additional funding need not met by “angel” investors
  • Improving market has led to more companies being willing to step into the space

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