When IPOs go wrong:
How can we learn from their mistakes?
Despite the global pandemic, the IPO market has been booming. But even in the hottest markets, things can turn ugly fast. Some of the biggest household names of the decade, from WeWork and Uber in the US to Deliveroo in the UK, managed to flop spectacularly on their debut. While over-valuation was a common factor, in each case there were deeper problems that led to failure.
Our report delves into six of these recent IPO horror stories, looking at what contributed to their failure and what we can learn from their mistakes.