Financial Pulse: IPO Activity Dwindles in 2022
For many companies, going public is a landmark moment that signals their current success and future ambition. An initial public offering (IPO), which is the most common way of getting a public listing, is an expensive and time consuming process that also creates major ongoing costs and onerous compliance obligations but also brings with it significant benefits. But following a record 2021, activity in 2022 is comparatively disappointing.
- US worst affected in IPO slump
- Asia H2 IPO outlook brighter
- Unicorns increasingly rare in IPO landscape
- IPO postponements indicate strong pipeline