New web page: Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) – in all honesty, are they worth it?
Initial Public Offerings (IPO) – share market floats.
Call them what you want.
Are they really worthy of consideration by the average investor?
Or is your money better off somewhere else?
You might be surprised at how often an IPO flops.
Conclusion? – Based on the evidence, the chances of an IPO returning positive capital growth in the short to medium term seem to be low (below 50 percent). It can be argued that to best protect investment capital one should seriously consider avoiding the IPO.
See the new web page with great samples of some successes, and many failures.