IPOs in 2015

IPOs by Industry


American Farmland Company (AFCO) (IPO in October 2015: Invests in farmland throughout the United States)

Arcadia Biosciences, Inc. (RKDA) (IPO in May 2015: Develops genetically modified food crops)

Alternative Carriers

Ooma Inc. (OOMA) (IPO in July 2015: internet phone provider)


Ferrari N.V. (RACE) (IPO in October 2015: Luxury performance sports cars)


Allegiance Bancshares, Inc. (ABTX) (IPO in October 2015: Commercial bank headquartered in Houston)

Avenue Financial Holdings, Inc. (AVNU) (IPO in February 2015: Bank, branches in Tennessee)

County Bancorp, Inc. (ICBK) (IPO in January 2015: Small-Cap Bank: holding company for Investors Community Bank which operates branches in Wisconsin)

Equity Bancshares, Inc. (EQBK) (IPO in November 2015: Commercial bank with branches in Kansas and Missouri)

Franklin Financial Network (FSB) (IPO in March 2015: Small-Cap Bank: approximately 11 branch locations in the Nashville metropolitan area)

Live Oak Bancshares, Inc. (LOB) (IPO in July 2015: Small business loans to niche industries)

National Commerce Corp. (NCOM) (IPO in March 2015: Bank, branches in Alabama and Florida)

People’s Utah Bancorp (PUB) (June 2015: Small-Cap Bank: approximately 17 branches in Utah and one in Preston, Idaho)


MCBC Holdings Inc. (MCFT) (IPO in July 2015: Power boat manufacturer; MasterCraft brand)

Building Materials

Summit Materials, Inc. (SUM) (IPO in March 2015: Aggregates)

Yulong Eco-Materials Ltd (YECO) (IPO in June 2015: China: Eco-friendly building products)

Business Services

China Customer Relations Centers, Inc. (CCRC) (IPO in December 2015: China: call center BPO provider)

CPI Card Group, Inc. (PMTS) (IPO in October 2015: payment card solutions and related services)

First Data, Inc. (FDC) (IPO in October 2015: payment processing)

Square, Inc. (SQ) (IPO in November 2015: electronic payment products and services)

TransUnion (TRU) (IPO in June 2015: credit bureau)


Univar, Inc. (UNVR) (IPO in June 2015: Chemicals distributor)

Clean Energy

8point3 Energy Partners LP (CAFD) (IPO in June 2015: solar energy generation projects)

Enviva Partners LP (EVA) (IPO in April 2015: produces wood pellets which are used by customers as a replacement for coal in power generation)

Green Plains Partners LP (GPP) (IPO in June 2015: ethanol storage)

SolarEdge Technologies, Inc. (SEDG) (IPO in March 2015, Israel: DC optimized inverter system designed to maximize power generation)

Sunrun, Inc. (RUN) (IPO in August 2015: residential solar electricity)

Terraform Global, Inc. (GLBL) (IPO in July 2015: clean power generation assets)


Duluth Holdings Inc. (DLTH) (IPO in November 2015: lifestyle brand retailer)

Kornit Digital Ltd (KRNT) (IPO in April 2015, Israel: digital textile printing technologies)

XCEL Brands, Inc. (XELB) (IPO in July 2015: Brand development company; brands include Issac Mizrahi, Judith Ripka, Halston and Wonder)

Consumer Financial Services

Yirendai Ltd. (YRD) (IPO in December 2015: China: internet loan platform)

Consumer Goods

Tantech Holdings Ltd. (TANH) (IPO in March 2015: bamboo-based charcoal products)

Data Storage

Pure Storage Inc. (PSTG) (IPO in October 2015: Enterprise data flash storage company)


Check-Cap Ltd. (CHEK) (IPO in February 2015, Israel: ingestible imaging capsule used to screen for colorectal cancer)

HTG Molecular Diagnostics, Inc. (HTGM) (IPO in May 2015: molecular profiling)

Invitae Corporation (NVTA) (IPO in February 2015: genetic testing for hereditary disorders)

Lantheus Holdings, Inc. (LNTH) (IPO in June 2015: diagnostic medical imaging agents; heart failure, coronary artery disease, peripheral vascular disease, strokes)

Natera Inc. (NTRA) (IPO in July 2015: genetic testing and diagnostics company)

OpGen, Inc. (OPGN) (IPO in May 2015: Diagnostics; molecular testing and bioinformatics)


Hailiang Educatuon Group, Inc. (HLG) (IPO in July 2015: China: K-12 educational services)


Baozun Inc. (BZUN) (IPO in May 2015, China: ecommerce services)

Etsy Inc. (ETSY) (IPO in April 2015: ecommerce website for handmade and vintage items)

WoWo Ltd. (WOWO) (IPO in April 2015: China: ecommerce platform)

Environmental Services

Aqua Metals, Inc. (AQMS) (IPO in July 2015: Lead acid battery recycling technology)

Fenix Parts, Inc. (FENX) (IPO in May 2015: Recycles and resells OEM automotive parts)

Financial Sector  

Houlihan Lokey, Inc. (HLI) (IPO in August 2015: investment bank)

Jupai Holdings Ltd. (JP) (IPO in July 2015: China: third-party wealth management service provider)

Virtu Financial, Inc. (VIRT) (IPO in April 2015: high-frequency trading and market making firm)

Food and Beverage  

Amplify Snack Brands, Inc. (BETR) (IPO in August 2015: better-for-you snack foods)

Blue Buffalo Pet Products, Inc. (BUFF) (IPO in July 2015: all natural pet food)

Bojangles’ Inc. (BOJA) (IPO in May 2015: southeastern regional chain of chicken and biscuit restaurants)

DAVIDsTEA Inc. (DTEA) (IPO in June 2015, Canada: tea products, pre-packaged teas, loose-leaf teas, tea sachets and tea-related accessories)

Fogo de Chão, Inc. (FOGO) (IPO in June 2015: Brazilian steakhouse)

Performance Food Group Company (PFGC) (IPO in October 2015: food distributor)

Shake Shack, Inc. (SHAK) (IPO in January 2015: burgers along with items that you would associate with a roadside burger stand)

Wingstop Inc. (WING) (IPO in June 2015: chicken wing restaurants)

Healthcare: Technology and Services

Press Ganey Holdings, Inc. (PGND) (IPO in May 2015: patient surveys; data analysis)

Teladoc Inc. (TDOC) (IPO in July 2015: Telehealth provider)

Healthcare Facilities

Community Healthcare Trust (CHCT) (IPO in May 2015: REIT; Healthcare facilities)

Surgery Partners Inc. (SGRY) (IPO in October 2015: Surgical facilities; primarily ambulatory surgery centers with a few surgical hospitals)

Health and Fitness  

Fitbit Inc. (FIT) (IPO in June 2015: health and fitness trackers; track users’ active minutes, calories burned, daily steps, distance traveled, floors climbed, heart rate, measure sleep duration)

Planet Fitness, Inc. (PLNT) (IPO in August 2015: operates and franchises fitness centers throughout the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico)


Fuling Global, Inc. (FORK) (IPO in November 2015: Manufactures plastic kitchenware and serviceware)


Unique Fabricating, Inc. (UFAB) (IPO in July 2015: components to customers in the automotive and industrial appliance markets)


Fortress Transportation and Infrastructure LLC (FTAI) (IPO in May 2015: Invests in aviation, energy, intermodal transport and rail infrastructure assets)


Conifer Holdings, Inc. (CNFR) (IPO in August 2015: Commercial and personal specialty insurance products)

Patriot National, Inc. (PN) (IPO in January 2015: Outsourcing services to the worker’s compensation insurance industry)


GoDaddy Inc. (GDDY) (IPO in April 2015: domain names)

Medical Devices and Equipment

Avinger, Inc. (AVGR) (IPO in January 2015: Medical devices used to fight Peripheral Artery Disease)

ConforMIS, Inc. (CFMS) (IPO in July 2015: Customized knee implants)

EndoChoice Holdings, Inc. (GI) (IPO in June 2015: Devices, products and services focusing on gastrointestinal conditions)

Entellus Medical, Inc. (ENTL) (IPO in January 2015: Technologies used to treat chronic sinusitis)

Glaukos Corporation (GKOS) (IPO in June 2015: Products and procedures designed to treat glaucoma)

Invuity, Inc. (IVTY) (IPO in June 2015: Advanced photonics medical technologies)

Penumbra, Inc. (PEN) (IPO in September 2015: Medical devices for strokes and peripheral vascular conditions)

Presbia plc (LENS) (IPO in January 2015: Ireland, optical lens implant)


CNX Coal Resources, LP (CNXC) (IPO in July 2015: Assets include three underground coal mines)

Networking Equipment

Xtera Communications, Inc. (XCOM) (IPO in November 2015: network infrastructure)

Oil and Gas  

Black Stone Minerals LP (BSM) (IPO in May 2015: oil & gas mineral and royalty interests)

Columbia Pipeline Partners LP (CPPL) (IPO in February 2015: natural gas pipelines and storage systems)

EQT GP Holdings LP (EQGP) (IPO in May 2015: owns partnership interest in EQT Midstream Partners)

PennTex Midstream Partners LP (PTXP) (IPO in June 2015: midstream services)

Tallgrass Energy GP LP (TEGP) (IPO in May 2015: owns partnership interest in Tallgrass Energy Partners)

Packaging and Containers

Multi Packaging Solutions International Ltd. (MPSX) (IPO in October 2015: manufacturer of paper packaging)


Milacron Holdings, Inc. (MCRN) (IPO in June 2015: Advanced plastic processing technologies, fluid technologies and melt delivery and control systems)


American Farmland Company (AFCO) (IPO in October 2015: invests in farmland throughout the United States)

Community Healthcare Trust (CHCT) (IPO in May 2015: healthcare facilities)

Easterly Government Properties, Inc. (DEA) (IPO in February 2015: class A commercial properties that are leased to U.S. Government agencies)

Great Ajax Corp. (AJX)  (IPO in February 2015: focuses on single family mortgage)

InfraREIT, Inc. (HIFR) (IPO in January 2015: transmission and distribution assets)

Jernigan Capital, Inc. (JCAP) (IPO in March 2015: mortgage REIT)

National Storage Affiliates Trust (NSA) (IPO in April 2015: self-storage REIT)


Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc. (OLLI) (IPO in July 2015: discount retail stores)

Party City Inc. (PRTY) (IPO in April 2015: theme and seasonal company owned and franchise stores)


Adesto Technologies Corporation (IOTS) (IPO in October 2015: Memory technologies used in a range of applications)


Euronav N.V. (EURN) (IPO in January 2015: Belgium: crude oil tankers)

Gener8 Maritime Inc. (GNRT) (IPO in June 2015: Crude oil tankers)


Alarm.com Holdings, Inc. (ALRM) (IPO in June 2015: home security software)

Apigee Corporation (APIC) (IPO in April 2015: API technology and services)

AppFolio Inc. (APPF) (IPO in June 2015: property management software)

Atlassian Corporation plc (TEAM) (IPO in December 2015: team collaboration products/software)

Black Knight Financial Services, Inc. (BKFS) (IPO in May 2015: mortgage data platform)

Box, Inc. (BOX) (IPO in January 2015: online file sharing; cloud content management services)

Code Rebel Corp (CDRB) (IPO in May 2015: computer software products)

Evolent Health, Inc. (EVH) (IPO in June 2015: integrated healthcare payment and delivery platform)

Instructure Inc. (INST) (IPO in November 2015: education and training software)

Inovalon Holdings, Inc. (INOV) (IPO in February 2015: healthcare cloud-based data analytics and platform)

MaxPoint Interactive, Inc. (MXPT) (IPO in March 2015: business intelligence and marketing automation software service)

MINDBODY, Inc. (MB) (IPO in June 2015: cloud-based business management software and payments platform designed for the wellness industry)

Mimecast Ltd. (MIME) (IPO in November 2015: cloud-based email management services)

Rapid7 Inc. (RPD) (IPO in July 2015: cybersecurity technologies; security data and analytics solutions)

Shopify Inc. (SHOP) (IPO in May 2015: software for online stores and retail point-of-sale systems)

Xactly Corporation (XTLY) (IPO in June 2015: cloud-based incentive, compensation and sales performance management software)


Match Group, Inc. (MTCH) (IPO in November 2015: websites: primarily dating brands which include Match, Tinder, and OkCupid; also owns Princeton Review)

Biotech and Pharmaceutical IPOs in 2015


Adaptimmune Theapeutics plc (ADAP) (IPO in May 2015, United Kingdom, biopharmaceutical company: cancer immunotherapy products)

Aduro BioTech, Inc. (ADRO) (IPO in April 2015: cancer immunotherapy company; pancreatic cancer)

Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. (AIMT) (IPO in August 2015: Biopharmaceutical company: allergies)

Ascendis Pharma (ASND) (IPO in January 2015: Denmark, biopharmaceutical company: growth hormone deficiency, pulmonary arterial hypertension)

aTyr Pharma Inc. (LIFE) (IPO in May 2015: medicines used in the treatment of severe rare diseases)

Axsome Therapeutics, Inc. (AXSM) (IPO in November 2015: Biopharmaceutical company: therapies for pan management and central nervous system disorders)

Bellerophon Therapeutics, Inc. (BLPH) (IPO in February 2015: Cardiopulmonary and cardiac diseases)

Benitec Biopharma LTD (BNTC) (IPO in August 2015: Australia, biopharmaceutical company: gene silencing technology)

BiondVax Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (BVXV) (IPO in May 2015: Israel, biopharmaceutical company: flu vaccine)

BioPharmX Corp. (BPMX) (IPO in June 2015: Drug delivery products with pharmaceutical and OTC applications)

Biotie Therapies Corp. (BITI) (IPO in June 2015: Biopharmaceutical company: central nervous system disorders)

Blueprint Medicines Corporation (BPMC) (IPO in April 2015: Biopharmaceutical company: kinase inhibitors for genomically defined cancers)

Catabasis Pharmaceuticals Inc. (CATB) (IPO in June 2015: Biopharmaceutical company: rare diseases, serious lipid disorders)

Cellectis SA (CLLS) (IPO in March 2015, France: gene-editing company: cancer therapies based on engineered T cells)

Celyad SA (CYAD) (IPO in June 2015: Belgium, biopharmaceutical company: cell therapies for cardiovascular diseases and cancer)

Cerecor Inc. (CERC) (IPO in October 2015: Biopharmaceutical company: neurological and psychiatric diseases)

Chiasma Inc. (CHMA) (IPO in July 2015: Biopharmaceutical company: oral versions of injected drugs for orphan diseases)

Cidara Therapeutics, Inc. (CDTX) (IPO in April 2015: Anti-infectives)

CoLucid Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (CLCD) (IPO in May 2015: Biopharmaceutical company: treatment of migraines)

CytomX Therapeutics Inc. (CTMX) (IPO in October 2015: Biopharmaceutical company; antibody therapeutics, oncology)

Dimension Therapeutics Inc. (DMTX) (IPO in October 2015: Gene therapy platform company: rare diseases associated with the liver)

Edge Therapeutics Inc. (EDGE) (IPO in October 2015: Neurological conditions)

Flex Pharma, Inc. (FLKS) (IPO in January 2015: Neuromuscular disorders including muscle cramps)

Galapagos NV (GLPG) (IPO in May 2015: Belgium: small molecule medicines; rheumatoid arthritis)

Global Blood Therapeutics Inc. (GBT) (IPO in August 2015: Therapeutics for patients with grievous blood-based disorders)

Inotek Pharmaceuticals Corporation (ITEK) (IPO in February 2015: Biopharmaceutical company: therapies to treat glaucoma and other serious diseases of the eye)

Intec Pharma Ltd. (NTEC) (IPO in August 2015: Biopharmaceutical company: oral drug delivery system, Parkinson’s disease)

Jaguar Animal Health (JAGX) (IPO in May 2015: animal health: gastrointestinal products)

Kitov Pharamceuticals Holdings Ltd. (KTOV) (IPO in November 2015: Israel: anti-inflammatory drugs that treat pain without raising blood pressure)

Kura Oncology, Inc. (KURA) (IPO in November 2015: Biopharmaceutical company; therapeutics for the treatment of solid tumors and blood cancers)

Mesoblast Ltd. (MESO) (IPO in November 2015, Australia: regenerative medicine company; areas of focus include inflammation, cardiovascular disease and back pain)

Mirna Therapeutics Inc. (MIRN) (IPO in October 2015: Biopharmaceutical company: microRNA-based oncology therapeutics)

MyoKardia Inc. (MYOK) (IPO in October 2015: Biopharmaceutical company; therapies for serious and neglected rare cardiovascular diseases)

Nabriva Therapeutics AG (NBRV) (IPO in September 2015: Austria, biopharmaceutical company: anti-infectives designed to treat bacterial infections)

Nantkwest Inc. (NK) (IPO in July 2015: Immunotherapy company: cancer)

Nexvet Biopharma Plc. (NVET) (IPO in February 2015: Biopharmaceutical company: animal health)

NovoCure Ltd. (NVCR) (IPO in October 2015: Oncology company: treatment of solid tumor cancers)

ProNAi Therapeutics Inc. (DNAI) (IPO in July 2015: Oncology company: therapeutics based on their DNA interference technology platform)

Regenxbio Inc. (RGNX) (IPO in September 2015: In vivo gene therapy products designed to treat various diseases)

Seres Therapeutics Inc. (MCRB) (IPO in June 2015: microbiome therapeutics platform)

Spark Therapeutics, Inc. (ONCE) (IPO in January 2015: Gene therapy; genetic diseases)

Strongbridge Biopharma plc (SBBP) (IPO in October 2015: Biopharmaceutical company; rare endocrine disorders and other rare diseases)

Summit Therapeutics Plc. (SMMT) (IPO in March 2015: United Kingdom, biopharmaceutical company: Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, infectious disease caused by the bacteria C. difficile)

Tracon Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (TCON) (January 2015: Biopharmaceutical company: therapeutics for cancer, age-related macular degeneration and fibrotic diseases)

Viking Therapeutics (VKTX) (IPO in April 2015: Therapeutics for patients suffering from metabolic and endocrine disorders)

Voyager Therapeutics, Inc. (VYGR) (IPO in November 2015: Gene therapy; treatments for diseases of the central nervous system)

Wave Life Sciences Ltd. (WVE) (IPO in November 2015: Biopharmaceutical company; stereopure nucleic acid therapeutic candidates)

Xbiotech Inc. (XBIT) (IPO in April 2015, biopharmaceutical company: cancer antibodies)

Zynerba Pharmaceuticals Inc. (ZYNE) (IPO in August 2015: Synthetic cannabinoid treatments)


Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc. (ACRS) (IPO in October 2015: Specialty pharmaceutical company: dermatologic treatments)

Advanced Accelerator Applications S.A. (AAAP) (IPO in November 2015: Radiopharmaceutical company; molecular nuclear medicine products)

Carbylan Therapeutics, Inc. (CBYL) (IPO in April 2015: Products to treat the pain associated with osteoarthritis)

Collegium Pharmaceutical, Inc. (COLL) (IPO in May 2015: Products designed to treat chronic pain while deterring drug abuse/misuse)

Eyegate Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (EYEG) (IPO in February 2015: Specialty pharmaceutical and drug delivery company: therapies and drug delivery technologies)

KemPharm Inc. (KMPH) (IPO in April 2015: Specialty pharmaceutical company: prodrugs that are designed to improve one or more attributes of currently approved drugs; pipeline includes pain, ADHD and CNS indications)

Neos Therapeutics, Inc. (NEOS) (IPO in July 2015: Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder)

Nivalis Therapeutics Inc. (NVLS) (IPO in June 2015: therapies designed to treat cystic fibrosis)

Oasmia Pharmaceutical AB (OASM) (IPO in October 2015: Human and animal oncology)

Ritter Pharmaceuticals Inc. (RTTR) (June 2015: Specialty pharmaceutical company: gastrointestinal diseases)

SteadyMed Ltd (STDY) (IPO in March 2015: Specialty pharmaceutical company; pump delivery products for injectable drugs)

VTV Therapeutics Inc. (VTVT) (IPO in July 2015: Clinical stage pharmaceutical company:  cancer, central nervous system disorders, diabetes and metabolic disorders, inflammation)

Zosano Pharma Corporation (ZSAN) (IPO in January 2015: Drug delivery: osteoporosis, hypoglycemia and migraine)