Market concerns about green chemical firms have been magnified by several newly public companies that have seen plunging stock prices. What happens now?
The boom in bio-based chemical initial public offerings (IPOs) has ended, and the company flotation window is closing fast. Several firms that have gone public this year have seen their stock prices plunge, magnifying investor fears about pumping new money into early-stage companies.
Keywords: profitability, IPO market, market conditions, alternative feedstocks
Source: ICIS.com, 2011-11-21.