Posts Tagged ‘Candygram’

How do we prioritize companies?

People have been asking more about which companies we analyze and publish on. How do we choose? We put all the deals into our “pipeline” spreadsheet and do an initial ranking of “high, medium or low.” Step One: Building the Pipeline Here are how the initial rankings are set: High – Growth and technology companies.…

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Recent IPO Ecosystem Performance

The text below was featured in our September 1st Candygram. For the full edition with the tables included please see IPO Candygram Sept 1 2010 Final. Performance There has been some press coverage suggesting that IPO performance may be turning “sour” due to poor returns that have come from either weak companies or pricings that were…

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August 16th Candygram

This is the text from the August 16th Candygram. The full edition with the ecosystems and performance figures can be found at the website. The market has held up but many recent deals were priced below their filing ranges. Some, like RealPage (online rental property management), priced below the range and then traded up very strongly…

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August 2nd Candygram

We sent out our August 2nd Candygram yesterday to our email list and there are a few things that we wanted to note here: Added performance metrics show how hard it has been on our IPO names during the last 3 months. Through the end of July only a few names managed to not decline:…

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IPO Candygram Update

We published the Candygram for June 15, 2010 just after one of the most likely deals to price, CBOE, went out last night at the high end of the range. It’s the first deal to be priced in the month of June. As we noted in our analysis of CBOE, this is by far the…

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