TITLE

Whither the U.S. Blockbuster IPO?

AUTHOR(S)
O'Connor, Colleen Marie
PUB. DATE
July 2005
SOURCE
Investment Dealers' Digest;7/18/2005, Vol. 71 Issue 28, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the initial public offerings (IPO) market in the U.S. This year, the U.S. IPO market has seen just one deal raise more than $1 billion. For this year, the only blockbuster sold in the U.S. was a $1.3 billion IPO by Huntsman Corp. in February. And equity capital market sources noted that many of the deals in their pipelines were sized around the $100 million mark. While the U.S. IPO market has maintained a steady level of issuance, and has managed to record a volume slightly above that of 2004, it doesn't look like investors will get to take down another blockbuster offering anytime soon.
ACCESSION #
17642170

 

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