The IPO Market Is Finally Taking A Breather

By Tom Zanki (August 9, 2021, 8:33 PM EDT) -- The pace of initial public offerings appears to be taking a summer break, as several delayed IPOs and disappointing debuts have thrown cold water on a once-sizzling market, though experts expect new issuances will rebound after Labor Day.

Only four offerings are scheduled this week, by two small regional banks, a life sciences company and a special-purpose acquisition company, according to research firm Renaissance Capital. The prospects will test the market after a tepid first week of August, in which four operating companies went public and four postponed plans.

The slowdown stands in stark contrast to the pace from June and...

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