As IPO Market Shows Signs of Life, Could M&A Be Far Behind? Well, Yes

By Connie Loizos — 7 years ago

Four venture-backed companies have made it out so far this quarter, but if you’re wondering whether an M&A pick-up could be far behind, the answer may depress you. “Four [venture-backed] deals [in Q2] don’t constitute a thawing of the IPO market,” says Paul Deninger, vice chairman of the investment bank Jefferies & Co, who believes we […]