Are more companies staying private? It appears that way. One simple measure is the number of annual filings that are registered annually over the last 5 years. See the table below:
|Year||No. Of 10-K’s|
Each year the number has dropped. Why? Easier to finance your business via private equity or venture capital? More discipline? Higher regulation?
The SEC meeting on 2/15 is open to the public and Calcbench is planning on attending. See you there.