Friday, January 13, 2017
Just like most of us, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras must be looking forward to the New Year with new exuberance and optimism, as he seeks to bring the economy back on track. Greece is still struggling to recover from a decade-long debt crisis as it still heavily depends on its Eurozone creditors. The year 2017 is touted as a very crucial phase for Greece’s economy, especially after the strong fiscal discipline shown by the government (amid tumbling popularity due to austerity measures) in the most part of 2016.
Monday, September 23, 2013
Inspired by the success of the recent float of fertility clinic operator Virtus Health (VRT), another dozen floats worth around $3.7 billion are expected to come to market between now and year’s end. If the calibre of companies in the float pipeline is anything to go by, this offers you a rare ground-floor entry into quality stocks on the cusp of a promising growth trajectory.
The share market has no shortage of IPOs that bombed, and relatively recent newcomers like Collins Foods (CKF) and Myer (MYR) have both struggled to trade above their float price.
To avoid future disasters you need to pressure-test your argument for IPOs against key performance criteria. Skaffold’s IPO tips should help you unearth the next Flight Centre (FLT) and avoid the buying the next Myer (MYR).