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AIQ: “It was the very model of an Initial Public Offering”

By Cynical Bear | Monday 15 January 2018

Disclosure: I have no positions in any stocks mentioned, and no plans to initiate any positions within the next 72 hours. I wrote this article myself, and it expresses my own opinions. I am not receiving compensation for it (other than from ShareProphets). I have no business relationship with any company whose stock is mentioned in this article.

Clearly, the whole AIQ (AIQ) IPO was a farce the way it has been handled and having also been digging around, there is more to come but I will leave it in the excellent hands of Nigel to report further on the dodginess here. I will just turn my hand to a bit of poetry inspired by Monk’s defence this morning and by recent Twitter hilarity.

I actually had to stifle a laugh when reading Andrew Monk’s defence HERE, particularly the line: “This was a totally professional IPO”.

So feeling inspired by the excellent recent efforts on Twitter relating to Trump being a “very stable genius”, I thought I would have a go at a suitable ode to AIQ -  with profuse apologies to Gilbert & Sullivan of course.

It was the very model of an Initial Public Offering

The share price jumped a tad initially but that’s not at all worryin’

Marcus and Nick may be linked to matters Ponzi but that’s surely an inconsequential thing!

You’ve all made money, right and what could possibly go wrong when trading starts agin?


Andrew Monk is an expert on all things “markets de capital”

He would never put his name to a deal not monumental

So let’s all rejoice that we could partake in such a buttergin

It was the very model of an Initial Public Offering


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