2021 was a big year for IPOs. With almost 1,500 companies listing around the world, the number of IPOs nearly doubled in 2021 compared to the year before. The amount of capital raised surpassed $525 billion.
How much of the Ghislaine Maxwell trial affected the exit of previous CEO, Jes Staley, is hard to say. But today is all about the new CEO of Barclays. Coimbatore-Sundararajan “C. S.” Venkatakrishnan, or 'Ventak'.
Eight years after one of the most controversial initial public offerings of the decade, let’s revisit the Royal Mail IPO. The price of the Royal Mail stock (LON: RMG) skyrocketed shortly after it had begun trading on the London Stock Exchange. For months and years, the company was deemed undervalued and its IPO stock price a bargain.
Every now and again, something happens in the banking sector that makes you amazed nobody is going to prison. Last week it was reported that the European Commission has fined four of the world’s largest banks for involvement in price fixing on the foreign exchange markets.
HSBC reported its revenue was down 3% from 2020 to $37.6bn, last year the bank made over $50bn in revenue. HSBC also expects adjusted costs of approximately $32bn for 2021 and 2022, meaning they have a chance to beat the Cost:Income ratio that Barclays have generated.
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