Investing in IPOs: A Eureka guide

Before deciding to participate in an IPO it is essential that investors make three considerations.

Summary: Investors may be feeling inundated by the amount of initial public offering deal sheets hitting their inboxes at the moment. However, it is crucial to first consider three things before participating: whether the prospectus forecasts are sensible, whether the valuation benchmarks are appropriate and why the company is raising funds via the equity market.

Key take-out: Put simply, do your homework before participating in the plethora of IPOs that are scheduled to happen throughout the rest of 2015. Be selective and consider the issues involved.

Key beneficiaries: General investors Category: Shares.

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