Companies collect money on the stock exchange for whatever they can. The boom is stronger than in the dot-com era at the end of the 1990s – and is likely to continue for some time. But why is everyone standing in line right now?
In the face of unprecedented share prices, more companies are flooding the stock market than ever before. According to data from the Bloomberg agency, nearly $ 350 billion was raised through IPOs in the first six months of the year. The previous record from the second half of 2020 was $ 282 billion.
When the run on the stock market began last year, the tech industry dominated the scene. This year, however, companies from the renewable energies sector and online retailers are increasingly daring to take the plunge.
The list of stock market debutants is as colorful and exotic as it can get.