How many IPOs and Secondary Offerings are there every year?
In recent years, there has typically been about 400 - 500+ offerings each year. Not all offerings are available to order.
When an already public company sells or registers additional shares in the public market. These offerings typically have a trading history and valuation set by the market. Secondary Offerings come in different forms, and are often completed in hours ...
Why has it been so hard for individual investors, sometimes referred to as retail investors, to purchase IPOs?
Investment banks that underwrite IPO’s have been eliminating their retail brokers along with their smaller customers for many years. Working with Retail Investors externally has proven to be very difficult and expensive for Investment Banks. Since ...
What is a Secondary or Follow-On Offering? How do they work?
A Secondary or Follow-on Offering is when an already public company registers additional shares. The shares could be newly issued by the company to raise additional capital or a sale by an existing shareholder, or both. A Marketed Secondary Offering ...
Are all IPOs available to order? When will "X" IPO be available to order?
Not all offerings are available to order. While we do list all offerings, please keep in mind that allocations are never guaranteed. If we expect to receive an allocation from the Underwriter in an offering we will make it available to order on the ...
How much do IPOs cost?
All you pay for is the share price of the IPO. There is a commission built into the share price, but it is paid by the issuer, not you, so you do not pay any additional commission.