According to the accounting firm BDO USA, it looks like IPOs will be a winner in 2015 as well. This is according to its annual survey of 88 investment bankers, who believe that the number of new stocks will increase by 2%, the amount raised will reach nearly $85 billion and the average return will be about 12%. Source: ©iStock.com/pichet_w
If this turns out to be the case, it will be impressive. Keep in mind that last year saw the most activity for IPOs since the boom of 2000. So yes, Wall Street certainly appears to be particularly bullish.
According to Renaissance Capital, there are already a whopping 369 companies that have filings for public offerings, up 44% over 2013. Read