Getting retail investors involved in IPOs

Published on 21 June 2021

Retail investors can see real advantages by accessing initial public offerings, while firms engaging in IPOs can get more engaged investors by creating access to non-institutional investors.

Sam Lawson, VP of capital markets at Crowdcube, tells Ruth Emery how his firm’s new service, expected to launch in August, should support retail investors in their ability to reach new opportunities, and how firms launching new shares are finding that the retail segment of the investment community is helping firms to build capital and see greater value from their equity offerings.