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GE, third-party risk, and Spotify’s IPO

Katherine O'Hara | January 26, 2018

In case you missed it this week, General Electric is under investigation and Thailand’s fishing industry could spell out big third-party risk complications.

For sale by owner | Spotify is raising some eyebrows with their unconventional IPO tactics. The popular (and currently unprofitable) streaming service has decided to do something almost unheard of: launch their IPO sans investment bank, opting instead to just list their shares and let them trade on the market. Their thinking: why give away a chunk (possibly $3M) to a broker when we’re so popular already? People will definitely buy in, so let’s cut out the middle man. But critics aren’t so sure, saying that the small-time investors they’re gunning for aren’t going to jump on the bandwagon so easily.

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