Recently the IPO market has shown signs of life, with more and more companies looking to break into the public markets. New, more relaxed regulations for smaller companies and a stock market that has been steadily recovering after the 2008 recession, have made it easier for businesses to make the transition from a private company to a public one. When a company initially sells its shares there are a lot of stipulations in the offering designed to help preserve the share price. ¬†One of these stipulations is the “lockup” period, which is usually 90, 180 or 360 days after the IPO. This is the amount of time insiders and pre-IPO investors have to wait before they sell their shares on the open market. This sudden deluge of supply can sometimes cause the share price to fall dramatically and savvy investors can make money from this drop…..Read The Full Article Here