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“People create their own questions because they are afraid to look straight. All you have to do is look straight and see the road, and when you see it, don‘t sit looking at it walk.”
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Many institutional investors seem to currently take this quote by Ayn Rand to heart. They still have lots of investment money, optimism, and the appetite for risk in IPOs as they are on the rise in the market. In times of rising inflation rates and the expected second crisis it is a good strate- gy. It is positive for all of us, for job creation and our economic, technology driven future.
We don’t need public moaning but we just have to go out there and work hard according to the motto: Be positive and look ahead.
More and more companies with capital requi- rements have the guts to go public incl. Germa- ny. One company might be among them in the second half of the year, namely H.C. Starck.
The company was part of the German Bayer Group until 2006. It is an international group of companies which produces refractory metals, advanced ceramics as powder or fabricated pro- ducts. By using nanoscale tungsten carbide parti- cles as hard material components, researchers at H.C. Starck improve the properties of hard metals substantially. The company has already succee-
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