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IPO Pliant Therapeutics

Treatment of fibrosis
High risk

Money Raised in 2016-2020

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Investment Idea Details
The Company

Pliant Therapeutics (PLRX) is a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on developing treatments for fibrosis, cancer and other serious medical conditions.

PLRX has produced promising trial results and has a strong collaboration and investment partnership with Novartis (NVS). It is located in South San Francisco, California.

Market Opportunity

Fibrosis can occur in many different tissues including lung, liver, kidney, muscle, skin and the GI tract, and often causes severe and debilitating disease leading to organ failure.

The market for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis treatment was approximately $2.0 billion in 2018 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 12.7% from 2019 to 2026 (by Grand View Research).


PLRX has incurred significant net losses since inception and expects to continue to incur significant net losses for the foreseeable future.

The business is highly dependent on the success of the lead product candidate, PLN-74809, as well as PLN-1474 and any other product candidates that they advance into the clinic. Clinical development involves a lengthy, complex and expensive process, with an uncertain outcome.


PLRX plans to raise $90 million by offering 6 million shares at a price range of $14 to $16. At the midpoint of the proposed range, Pliant Therapeutics would command a fully diluted market value of $496 million.

Existing shareholders (including Novartis) indicated an interest to purchase up to 15% of the offering. This is a positive signal for IPO investors.

How IPO Investments Work
1. Collection of funds

2-3 weeks before the start of the company publishes information about the opening of trading: financial statements for 3 years, a description of the company's business, plans for the future, as well as the risks that management sees in their own business. We analyze such offers and publish the best ones. Investors apply for deposits. Before the deadline for applications, you can change the request or cancel it.

01 Jun
Threshold amount
2. Buy shares

We submit one large application for the purchase of shares by pre-subscription with reduced price to large investors. The application may be rejected in part or in full. Over the past three years, our applications have been rejected only three times. The next day, or every other day, we'll know at what price and at what percentage the order is executed, and we'll post it on «The my investment page».

Submit applications before
02 Jun
3. Start Bidding

The price of shares is rising from the first day due to the demand of investors deprived of the opportunity to buy shares before trading. Most of the stocks we've been recommending buying over the past three years have been starting to trade on the stock exchange at tens of percent higher than the price at which customers bought the shares. There comes a Lock up period when it is forbidden to sell shares purchased by subscription. Typically lasts 3 months.

Start Bidding
03 Jun
Return forecast
4. Receiving profit

After the expiration of the Lock Up period, the investment is automatically closed and the investor receives a profit on account of the deduction commissions UT. You can always view the results of your past investments in investment archive.

07 Sep
Early profit fixation

Although no shares are allowed to be sold during the lock-up period, our traders seek to offer investors fixed profit by way of using various financial instruments, including forwards, options, short positions etc.

From the investor’s point of view this means that he or she may close an investment by paying a certain part of its value (as a rule, approximately 15 percent). This is due to high prices for the instruments which are employed to ensure availability of fixed profit. As such, you shall press any relevant button in the Investor Account as soon as it is active.

The closing procedure is similar to commencement of investment business. You shall file a bid which is executed within a business day by UT. So, your investment is closed at the price currently prevailing on the stock exchange. However, we rarely recommend using this feature, since upon expiry of an applicable lock-up period the average performance is higher.



3 per cent of the share price. This fee is charged as soon as your investment bid is confirmed.


1.75 per cent of the purchase price paid for your shares as soon as trading is closed. This fee is charged upon closure of any relevant investment.


20 per cent of the profit your derive. This fee is charged only if you show positive performance as of the moment any relevant investment is closed.


Usually, 15 per cent (depends on the stock exchange environment). It is calculated per each investment individually.

Advantages Enjoyed by Those Investing with United Traders


Our risk managers ensure proper support throughout the entire transaction. Moreover, you may call them on +7 495 646-15-57 or 8 800 333-66-81 or visit our office, if a more detailed discussion is needed.


Such an approach allows it to limit extra risks related to bankruptcy of start-ups and considerably increase profit vs investors purchasing shares on open Market.


Millions of dollars are required to buy shares on a subscription basis. We have generated a pool of traders and investors which enables any newbie to participate in any transaction as aforesaid by investing just USD50 or more.

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