IPOs: It's all in the timing

"THE PAST five years have seen a drop in company listings as the lingering effects of the 2008 global crash have created market volatility and soured investor appetite. Macroeconomic factors such as the threat of double-dip recessions, financial sector bailouts, and uncertainty over the euro have prompted companies to play it safe and wait for more signs of economic recovery."

http://www.financialdirector.co.uk/financial-director/feature/2338772/ipos-its-all-in-the-timing