Thursday, December 7, 2023

The Silent Phase in the IPO Sphere: Market Uncertainty & Investment Strategies

The Silent Phase in the IPO Sphere: Market Uncertainty & Investment Strategies

The IPO market has been unusually quiet in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving, with no big IPOs imminent. Factors such as poor stock performances, high interest rates, low valuations, and underwhelming recent IPOs have discouraged potential market entrants like Waystar and Panera Bread. Companies are now facing challenging choices, including probable IPOs with reduced valuations, staying private with similar valuation cuts, or considering mergers. Despite the current standstill, a market turnaround could potentially spur increased activity.

Shein Confidentially Files for IPO in the U.S.

Shein Confidentially Files for IPO in the U.S.

Shein, a Chinese fast-fashion giant, confidentially submitted a request for an IPO in the US, a move that could notably impact the global fashion industry. Analysts are carefully considering Shein’s $66 billion valuation, $23 billion 2022 revenue, $800 million net profit, and potential challenges including controversies over forced labor and environmental concerns. The IPO presents investors with possibilities and risks in adding Shein to their portfolios.

Technology IPO Drought Persists: A Challenging Landscape for Tech Companies

Technology IPO Drought Persists: A Challenging Landscape for Tech Companies

The technology IPO market is facing a drought, with companies like Turo, Reddit, and Instacart delaying their public debut despite the Nasdaq’s notable come back. Only 10 companies managed to raise over $100 million in initial share sales during the first half of 2023, significantly less than the 517 observed in the same period last year. Economic uncertainties, investor caution and a discrepancy between past and present valuations are contributing factors to this stagnation.

IPOs to Watch in 2022

IPOs to Watch in 2022

IPOs to Watch in 2022 A record number of companies raised over $450 billion by going public in 2021. The highest annual deal volume ever was reached, according to Ernst & Young. In the US, trading volume also broke records, with nearly 1,100 companies going public and raising nearly $260 billion. Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase, online […]

Most Successful IPO of 2021

Most Successful IPO of 2021

The Most Successful IPO of 2021 is SK Bioscience Co. South Korean biopharmaceutical company SK Bioscience Co. is the best performing entity among initial public offerings, with more than $ 1 billion raised this year, topping a ranking dominated by domestic offerings. SK Bioscience shares rose about 262% in the first quarter since Seoul began […]