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Arix Bioscience has 'keen eye' on Australia as it takes stake in ASX-listed Pharmaxis

Ed Rayner, investment director at Arix Bioscience Plc (LON:ARIX), discusses the decision to make their first investment in Australia by leading a sizeable funding round for ASX-listed Pharmaxis (ASX:PXS).

The life science investment group will take an 11% interest in Pharmaxis, which is developing treatments for inflammation and fibrosis.

It's their first 'VIPE'  or Venture Investment in Public Equity deal, where Arix plans to take a hands-on role in the development of the company as well as providing finance.


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