What’s Next for IPOs

Despite the disappointing performance of a few high-profile tech IPOs this year, overall interest in new offerings remains healthy, said bankers at a panel hosted last week by The Information. High valuations and investor activism might damp interest in going public, however. Watch a video of the conversation with Michal Katz of RBC Capital, A.J. Murphy of Bank of America and David Ludwig of Goldman Sachs, moderated by The Information’s Serena Saitto, at the Future of Finance event in New York. Check out the transcript below.

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I think that when you think about the outlook, strategics are stronger, and they’ll be in the market. They’ll be going into the M&A markets, into the mid‑market, excuse me, in their quest for growth and what have you.

Serena:  OK. I would love to ask you many more questions, but we are running a bit late. Thank you.

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