Here’s a quick insight into the world of investment banking and capital raising… Bankers are focused on hot money They like Porsches and Porsches require bonuses. It’s hard work to try and sell something that nobody wants. When the pancakes are flying off the shelves, you don’t open a stall selling fried organic broccoli cooked in vegan oil. You recognise …
Is the IPO market too hot?
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- December 14, 2020
The market operates in cycles. Things heat up; things cool off. When people tell you to “look through the cycle,” they are referring to the need to ignore the short-term fluctuations and invest in high-quality companies that will do well over an extended period. I often reference Microsoft as a powerful example of this. It is the only company that …
This Snowflake is anything but offended
In the year 2020, the term “snowflake” has become a commonly used derogatory term for anyone who is overly sensitive or easily offended. It’s often used with the word “triggered” which is the act of being offended. In the investment world, Snowflake has become a landmark tech Initial Public Offering (IPO) story for a number of reasons. The only thing …