Fears rise for autumn IPOs as coronavirus cases increase

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By Sam Kerr
28 Jul 2020

Equity bankers have expressed fear that issuing IPOs this autumn is set to be far harder than expected, with Covd-19 showing little sign of abating and a second wave feared in the colder months.

There are up to 12 issuers seeking to price IPOs this autumn. However, rising infection numbers in the US and Europe show that the Covid-19 pandemic is far from over and bankers are concerned that the autumn IPO issuance window may no longer be viable.

Cases are increasing ...

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