Next year’s IPO market to offer greater diversity

By Aidan Gregory, Sam Kerr
26 Nov 2020

Tech companies dominated the IPO market this year. But as the world starts to see an end to the coronavirus pandemic, signs are emerging that investors will be fed a far more balanced diet of companies looking to list, write Aidan Gregory and Sam Kerr.

The pandemic crushed IPO volumes this year with the deals accounting for only 13.7% of equity capital market issuance, according to Dealogic data. That is the lowest market share for the asset class since 2012.

The big fishes in that small pond have been tech listings. Tech IPO ...

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