21 November 2011

Bio-based chemical IPO window is closing

IPO window certainly is narrowing, making it more difficult for companies to go public, says Lux Research analyst

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.

… Full text: www.icis.com/Articles/2011/11/21/9509805/bio-based-chemical-ipo-window-is-closing.html

Keywords: profitability, IPO market, market conditions, alternative feedstocks

Source: ICIS.com, 2011-11-21.

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