Lessons From The Ipo Flasco

Several high-profile issues have been pulled and the biggest one is quoting below its issue price. What should you make of the IPO market? Debashis Basu analyses

Until early January 2008, initial public offerings (IPOs) were the path to a fast buck. You filled the application form, got your allotment and, on the day of listing, you sold, making a neat 50%-100% return, sometimes more....

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    Will Biyani be able to recreate the value of Pantaloon Retail in Future Capital? Its IPO price assumes so

    After his tremendous success with Pantaloon Retail India Ltd. (PRIL), Kishore Biyani is now launching a financial services company called Future Capital Holdings Limited (FCH) that is being piloted by a hotshot from Goldman Sachs who has invested his own money in the business. Will it...

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    Onmobile’s IPO is worth a long-term bet

    Among the IPOs that are flooding the market, it is worth looking at Onmobile which is planning to raise some Rs500 crore. It is in an interesting company. Onmobile’s software expertise is behind the value-added services that the telecom operators offer you. The business has a huge growth potential. Here is our analysis.

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