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Why the Day One IPO ‘Pop’ Is Overhyped

The current class of 2020 IPOs make a strong case for more direct listings

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After a delayed start, the IPO market is heating up again as companies look to resume going public. This recent spate of IPOs — Agora, Vroom, ZoomInfo, and Lemonade — has resurfaced the familiar occurrence of the “IPO pop,” where companies’ initial share prices see large…



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Tanay Jaipuria

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