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US IPO Week Ahead: The post-Labor Day IPO storm is coming

September 3, 2021
Week Ahead

There are currently no IPOs scheduled for the week ahead, but robust August filings indicate that activity is set to explode following Labor Day.

Up to 15 companies could launch in the week ahead, including Swiss sports betting firm Sportradar Group (SRAD), tech consultancy Thoughtworks (TWKS), identity management platform ForgeRock (FORG), drive-thru coffee chain Dutch Bros (BROS), and eyeglasses retailer Warby Parker (WRBY).

For a deeper dive into the fall IPO market, read our Fall 2021 US IPO Preview, an in-depth breakdown of which companies we expect to move forward in the coming months.

Street research is expected for two companies, and lock-up periods will be expiring for up to 10 companies. For access to Street research and lock-up expiration dates, sign up for a free trial of IPO Pro.

IPO Market Snapshot
The Renaissance IPO Indices are market cap weighted baskets of newly public companies. As of 9/2/2021, the Renaissance IPO Index was up 6.7% year-to-date, while the S&P 500 was up 20.8%. Renaissance Capital's IPO ETF (NYSE: IPO) tracks the index, and top ETF holdings include Snowflake (SNOW) and Palantir Technologies (PLTR). The Renaissance International IPO Index was down 10.0% year-to-date, while the ACWX was up 10.7%. Renaissance Capital’s International IPO ETF (NYSE: IPOS) tracks the index, and top ETF holdings include EQT Partners and Smoore International.