Flotation could appeal to smaller tech firms

Investor appetite for potentially lucrative small cap firms remains, writes Philip Connolly.

11th May, 2014

Over the past few weeks global tech stock prices have endured something of a rout as investors, once enamoured of high-profile start-ups, have cooled on the sector. While the recent spate of multi-billion dollar initial public offerings (IPOs) is set to draw to a halt, for small cap Irish firms flotation could hold increasing appeal.

While Chinese online retailer Alibaba may be about to launch the biggest tech IPO yet, the firm looks to be...

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