Zynga Heads The List On Busiest IPO Week Since November 7th
By Trader Mark:Looks like on sheer number of new issues, this is going to be the biggest IPO week since the pre crisis era. Hope it doesn't take away the shine away from (ahem) the most important debut of the week.... Zynga (ZYNG) is the star of the week [Sep 9, 2011: Zynga - Virtual Goods, Real Profits], but definitely should have came to market last spring when the hype was hottest (along with Groupon). That said, I expect it to fare better once public than the Chicago based coupon magnet. We also get a new way to play the 'upper income consumer' via Michael Kors. Jive Software is also getting some buzz simply because it's in the super hyped social networking space.
- Eleven firms, including the social-gaming start-up Zynga, are expected to launch as publicly traded companies next week, in potentially the busiest IPO week in four years. Zynga leads the