IPO Market To Stay Ripe For PE Sales After Banner Year

Law360, New York (January 10, 2014, 3:09 PM EST) -- Investment firms took their portfolio companies public in droves last year, raking in substantial gains from a U.S. stock market that looked its best since the financial crisis. Experts say the successful run was more than a blip, with prospects remaining strong for the foreseeable future.

Investment firms listed holdings spanning virtually all sectors throughout 2013, proving largely successful as the IPO market blew wide open after the financial crisis dampened it. Roughly 70 private equity-backed entities launched IPOs last year, along with more than 80...
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