Struggling to Explain Sluggish IPO Volume

O'Connor, Colleen Marie
April 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;4/17/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 15, p8
Trade Publication
The article discusses the financial performance of initial public offering (IPO) in the U.S. market. According to investment bank Canaccord Adams, last year's average IPO deal size was 313 million dollars while the average size this year has decreased to 168 million dollars. In the first quarter of the year, companies raised 8.9 billion dollars in the market, a 17.6 percent decrease from the same period last year. As of April 10, 2006, the backlog remained at about 92 IPO.


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