Initial Public Offerings IPOs generate massive amounts of attention from investors and media alike, especially for new and fast-rising companies in the technology sector. On the surface, the attention is warranted. But when you peel away the hype and examine investor returns from tech IPOs more closely, the reality can leave a lot to be desired. When it comes to the IPOs of companies beginning to sell shares on public stock exchanges, tech offerings have become synonymous with billion-dollar launches. The discrepancy is more apparent in the U. Of the 25 largest IPOs in U. Soon the list might include Airbnb, which plans to list within the communication services sector instead of tech. IPOs, but they also saw some of the poorest returns.
The Hype in Numbers
The Fourth Industrial Revolution i4. Some manufacturers are already taking the lead, securing value and creating competitive advantage. Everyone wants to talk about i4. From industry conferences and magazines through to boardroom tables and shareholder meetings, i4. The pressure on executives to adapt and compete is tremendous. In this environment, executives at manufacturing companies need to separate hype from reality. They need a clear picture of the current risks and opportunities. And they need to understand what their peers and competitors are doing to drive value and capture competitive advantage. This report offers a realistic perspective on the current state of i4.
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