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IPO Roundup: Fashion retailer The RealReal, biopharma Karuna Therapeutics hit the ground running

The online luxury goods consignment store raised $300 million by offering 15 million shares at $20 per share, $1 above the top end of its expected range
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The RealReal sells women’s, men’s and kids’ clothing, jewelry and watches, home goods and art

The RealReal (NASDAQ:REAL), an online luxury goods consignment store, raised $300 million by offering 15 million shares at $20 per share, $1 above the top end of its expected range. The San Francisco-based company sells women’s, men’s and kids’ clothing, jewelry and watches, homegoods and art. It offers a subscription program, which offers customers early access to its products.

The stock shot out of the gate, opening at $28 and ticking up to $28.41, 42% above its IPO price.

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Karuna Therapeutics (NASDAQ:KRTX), a clinical-stage biopharmaceutical company based in Boston, offered 5.6 million shares at $16 per share, raising $89 million. The Boston-based company offered 1.2 million more shares than originally announced, and priced at the midpoint of its expected range. The company's lead drug candidate, KarXT, is currently part of a Phase 2 trial for the treatment of acute psychosis in patients with schizophrenia. Preliminary results are expected in late 2019.

Shares debuted at $18.50 and jumped to $23.36 Friday afternoon, 46% higher than the IPO price.

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