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Today’s Tech Founders Don’t Just Own the Company. They’re Also Getting Huge Pay Packages.

Pay has jumped sharply for the heads of newly public tech companies with dual-class shares, typically run by founders, according to data from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter.  Read more insights in this story from the Wall Street Journal. 

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Investors giving fitness brands cold shoulder in IPO market

Cordell Eminent Scholar and IPO expert Jay Ritter joins the Yahoo Finance Live panel with the latest on the IPO market. See what Ritter had to say in this video from Yahoo Finance. 

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Going public? Here is a how-to guide

Analysis from Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter informs this story about the mixed emotions, complexity and idiosyncrasies of going public.  Read the The Economist’s guide on going public. 

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Warby Parker stock started trading publicly today. Investors should approach new listings with caution.

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter shares his thoughts on the Warby Parker IPO via direct listing, including how other companies have done once they’ve entered the market via direct listing.  Read to see Ritter’s expert opinion in this story from

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China’s New Stock Exchange Eyes Small, Medium-Sized Companies

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter gives context to the addition of Beijing’s new stock market exchange on the Nasdaq.  See what he had to say in this story from Voice of America News. 

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Chinese ‘crackdown’ on tech IPOs could lead to US share delistings, experts warn

Investors fear an eventual wave of delistings of Chinese companies from US exchanges if the global crackdown continues. “It’s not only possible, it’s likely,” said Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter, adding that delistings could occur en masse “within a matter

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Direct Listings Have Paid Off for Investors So Far

Warby Parker and other tech companies show direct listings are here to stay as such stocks have been a solid bet. “It reflects the fact that the group that’s chosen to do direct listings is a really high-quality group of

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Why 2021 is the year of the travel IPO

So far this year, a dozen travel companies went public or made plans to do so. A couple of them may shine. But the odds are stacked against this year’s IPOs, on average, over the long term. Find out why

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U.S. investors lean on blank-check firms in search for energy transition targets

Former U.S. oil investment bankers, portfolio managers and executives have formed over 20 listed blank-check companies to take renewable energy companies public, with more listings expected. Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter explains why he expects to see more energy-related SPAC

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Mystery hedge fund bolsters 500% return on curious Nasdaq stock

Cordell Eminent Scholar Jay Ritter comments on Freedom Holding’s ability to access IPOs, which its founder Timur Turlov sells as its specialty.  See what Ritter has to say in this story from Bloomberg.