Tag Archives: IPOs

US IPO Market – 2012 Annual Review

After the fastest start since 2000, with the most anticipated deal in years on the horizon, the US IPO market entered May in prime condition. However, the European debt crisis intervened yet again, and a market decline turned into a month-long drought for IPOs following Facebook’s botched offering. Deal activity returned sporadically in the second […]

Going Public In Private: The Boom In Secret IPOs

Author: Todd Woody, Forbes Staff, May 2012 Have you heard about the IPO boomlet under way this spring? No? That’s because it’s a secret. Officially, only 13 startups have registered initial public offerings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission since April, according to figures compiled by Renaissance Capital. SEC spokeswoman Judith Burns, however, says […]

Potholes in express lane for IPOs

Potholes in express lane for IPOs By Jennifer Liberto @CNNMoney March 20, 2012: 6:23 PM ET WASHINGTON (CNNMoney) — It was supposed to be a slam dunk. But late Tuesday, it became unclear whether the Senate would agree to take up a House bill allowing more companies go public by bypassing audits and disclosures now […]