Apparatus and equipment in a laboratory at BeiGene’s R&D centre in Beijing. Pharma and biotech stocks in Hong Kong have outperformed the broader market as companies attract foreign investors. Photo: Bloomberg

BeiGene, once a target for short sellers, attracts jumbo deal from Amgen, hedge fund eyeing China’s red-hot pharmaceutical sector

  • Chinese cancer drugs developer once accused of inflating sales collects US$2.1 billion in new stock placement as investors latch onto world’s second-largest market
  • Pharmaceutical and biotech stocks have gained 31 per cent this year in Hong Kong, versus a slide in the Hang Seng Index
Topic |   Pharmaceuticals
Apparatus and equipment in a laboratory at BeiGene’s R&D centre in Beijing. Pharma and biotech stocks in Hong Kong have outperformed the broader market as companies attract foreign investors. Photo: Bloomberg
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