Jun 22, 2021 - Economy

Survey: Investors on the legs of the "going public boom"

Expectations for how long public listing surge will last
Data: Edelman; Chart: Connor Rothschild/Axios

Nearly all the institutional investors surveyed by Edelman expect the surge in the number of firms going public to peter out within the next year.

By the numbers: 91% said the investment profiles of companies that go public via traditional IPO are stronger than those using the SPAC route.

What to watch: 85% said the Securities and Exchange Commission should step up regulation on blank-check firms.

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