One of the main factors is the high level of venture capital investment, breaking records in the technology and health sectors. More than a quarter of the 1,591 IPOs were supported by this kind of investments, raising 96 billion dollars, 36% more than the previous year.
On the other hand, the special purpose acquisition companies (SPAC), the new trend to go public in the United States, have also played a major role, reaching close to 82,825 million dollars. The number of SPACs that have gone public has been 4 times higher than in 2019. If you still do not know this Wall Street trend, read our article on SPACs.