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What's Ahead for IPOs in 2020?; Focus on Profits, Capital Structure and Corporate Governance Could be Among the Changes to Come in 2020, According to Paul Hastings' Going Public: The U.S. IPO Report

Feb 06, 2020 - PR Newswire

PR Newswire

Despite major challenges for potential investors in companies that are going public-including a dearth of profits, growing corporate-governance concerns and relatively high valuations by pre-IPO private capital investors-the IPO market was resilient in 2019. Perhaps the biggest surprise is that the new normal of IPOs last year-from multi-class super-voting structures to founder entrenchment-had little to no impact on pricing or trading, according to "Going Public: The U.S. IPO ...