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Swedish IPO scene stays hot

January 18, 2018 8:39 PM UTC

A recent report by VC firm Industrifonden showed that Scandinavian IPO activity continued its torrid pace in 2017, with Stockholm remaining one of the hottest destinations for new listings in all of Europe.

The confluence of a maturing life sciences ecosystem across the Nordic region and a risk-seeking retail investor base in Sweden fueled a renaissance in the IPO market starting in mid-2014 (see BioCentury, April 21, 2017)...