US Capital Markets: Riding The Wave - How Long Will It Last?


From huge A rounds to record breaking IPOs, both in yield and volume, the US market has seen huge capital flows in the last 18 months, despite fluctuating market conditions. How are leading US investor seeing the future of the US investment landscape, opportunities in Europe and what the industry will look like in a post-COVID world?

  • The Q2 IPO boom looks sets to just be the start with listings lining up throughout the year, but how long will this window last? Will strong performance in the aftermarkets continue?
  • As more and more leading companies from Europe are also listing in New York, are US firms showing an increasing interest in private and crossover rounds in European companies?
  • How will the industry respond in the medium to long term from the back of the pandemic?

William Hicks, Co-chair Securities & Capital Markets Group, Mintz
Jeffrey Schwartz, Managing Director Life Sciences, Bain Capital
Rachel Mears, Partner, Jeito Capital
Naveen Yalamanchi, Partner, RTW Investments
Caroline Stout, Principal, EcoR1 Capital

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