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IPOs are Broken

IPOs have become an exceedingly expensive way to raise money, Eric J. Savitz of Barron’s argues. IPO expert and Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair Jay Ritter weighs in on the topic (subscription required).


Goldman Sachs did not misprice Snowflake’s Buffett-backed IPO

“It is wrong to assume the cloud computing company was hoodwinked by Wall Street just because of its share price pop,” writes Tom Braithwaite of the Financial Times. IPO insights from Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair Jay Ritter help inform Braithwaite’s

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Tech IPOs leave no doubt—It’s now growth at any cost

Last week’s IPO for Snowflake, a cloud data software company, sheds light on the current state of tech investing. Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair Jay Ritter comments on Snowflake’s IPO and just how much money it left on the table. See what


By this measure, Snowflake’s IPO wasn’t such a success after all

With Snowflake’s IPO on September 16, it is the priciest newly-listed company, valued at $70 billion. It also is the second-most underpriced IPO in history measured by dollars “left on the table,” and the record-holder, by a wide margin, for

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What Snowflake and JFrog are telling us about the IPO market now vs. 1999

With the IPO market performing similarly to the top of the internet bubble in 1999, do we need to be concerned about another potential crash? Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair Jay Ritter discusses the possibility in this story from Market Watch. 

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IPO like it’s 1999: Market hitting dot-com-boom levels as Snowflake and other cloud-software stocks keep popping

First-day returns for market debuts are at their highest level since the bubble, Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair Jay Ritter says in this story from Market Watch, and that data doesn’t include Snowflake and the rest of this week’s big software

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‘What’d You Miss?’ tackles the popularity of SPACs

Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair Jay Ritter joins Caroline Hyde, Joe Weisenthal & Romaine Bostick on ‘What’d You Miss?’, which bring the news and analysis you may have missed after the closing bell on Wall Street. Ritter shares his insights on SPACs

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What flurry of filings to go public means for the market

Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair & IPO Expert Jay Ritter joins Yahoo Finance’s Akiko Fujita to discuss the latest IPO outlook as more companies prepare to go public. See what Ritter had to say in this story from Yahoo Finance. 

Palantir files for NYSE direct listing

Palantir Technologies Inc., the data-mining company backed by tech billionaire Peter Thiel, broke years of suspense by filing to go public through a direct listing. Cordell Eminent Scholar Chair Jay Ritter discusses the IPO landscape for technology companies. 

IPOs are soaring. What that means for the broader market.

“There was no shortage of exuberance in the market over the past week: an all time-high for the Nasdaq Composite, bankrupt companies issuing new stock, and a little-known electric-truck company soaring past Ford Motor in market value. But the sudden excitement around initial