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Where Should You Go Public?

Where Should You Go Public?

While the New York exchanges, NASDAQ and NYSE, have traditionally been seen as the place to list for tech companies from around the world, the London Stock Exchange is fighting back, having introduced the High Growth Segment to attract entrepreneurial companies to list in London, and changing the rules for companies listed on the AIM

Preparing To Exit

No one is saying that it feels like 1999 again. The average time for a company to go public then was four years; now it is more like 13, says Nelson Griggs, NASDAQ’s Senior Vice-President, Global Corporate Client Group.But European and Israeli tech companies are once again making headlines by opting for IPOs. Russia’s Qiwi,

A Tale of Two IPOS: Betfair Is Seen As A BellWether For The European Tech Industry

When Betfair Group, the world’s largest online gambling platform, went public in October the stakes were unusually high.The London-based company’s £1.5 billion British initial public offering was not only scrutinized by investors and analysts as a measurement of the company’s prospects. Coming on the heels of the disappointing launch of online supermarket Ocado investors couldn’t

Take Heart: European Investors Regain Appetite for IPOS

Philippe Pouletty, a French trained medical doctor and general partner at Paris-based Truffle Capital has reason to look especially cheerful these days. Carmat, a company building an entirely artificial human heart, is planning an initial public offering in June – the  third company in Pouletty’s portfolio to go public in as many months. Though no

French Company Building Artificial Human Heart Plans IPO

France’s Carmat, a company that is building an entirely artificial human heart, is planning an initial public offering on the Alternext market of NYSE-Euronext Paris in June. The company, co-founded by renowned French heart surgeon Alain Carpentier, is leveraging the aerospace industry’s expertise in modeling, stress testing, miniaturization and design for severe environments as well