The Mythology Of Unicorn IPOs [INFOGRAPHIC]


According to Mergermarket data, since 2010 there were 37 “unicorns” – private tech companies valued at USD 1bn or more – which successfully had an IPO. These unicorn IPOs appear to have reached a peak in 2013 and dropped off a bit since then, leading some to speculate as to whether such valuations are bubbles about to burst.

Take a look at the new Mergermarket infographic below to see the top five unicorn IPOs. The information shows that there is not much of a discernable pattern as to why some are valued as they are or are successful years after their IPO – thus adding further to the mythology of the elusive and difficult to pin down unicorn.

So is this proof of the bubble bursting?

The Mythology Of Unicorn IPOs

The Mythology Of Unicorn IPOs

Source: Mergermarket

 



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