Caris Life Sciences was founded in 1996 by David Halbert. After raising $130 million in fresh capital in 2021, CFO Thomas Parker told reporters that the company is considering an IPO. "The size of the company’s scale, our future pipeline — some of those things — are pretty well suited for the public markets," he said. "We're taking a serious look at that this year. That doesn’t mean we have definite plans."
Caris Life Sciences is a medical technology company that specializes in molecular profiling, using AI to guide personalized cancer treatments. In 2021, the company announced an $830 million growth equity round, bringing its total funding to $1.3 billion. Investors include Sixth Street Partners, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, ClearBridge Investments, and Coatue Management. Caris announced a post-money valuation of $7.83 billion.
These comments should not be interpreted to mean that the company is formally pursuing or foregoing an IPO.
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