Pulling Back the Curtain

O'Connor, Colleen Marie
April 2005
Investment Dealers' Digest;4/25/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 16, p28
Trade Publication
The article informs that some underwriters are balking at their diminished control over the process, they may have little choice but to concede to the latest twist in a long line of technological advancements that have been hanging the Street for decades. After all, a lack of transparency in the bookbuilding process led to abuses of the system, as evidenced in the "spinning" allegations during the tech initial public offering bubble. Since then, the availability of enhanced deal technology platforms, and a new regulatory environment born of Sarbanes-Oxley, are leading the Street to open the syndicate process to the light of day.


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