Square IPO comments in Reuters Oct 14, 2015
"You can visualize a breakeven out there some place, maybe in a year and a half or something if they continue to grow," said Francis Gaskins, president of research firm IPO Desktop.
"The CEO is still kind of an unbelievable question mark," Gaskins said. "It's a tough business and they are going to need a CEO that focuses 100 percent on the business."
First Data IPO comments in Reuters Oct 15, 2015
"Most IPOs have had to discount heavily to make them attractive. It's interesting that First Data cut its price and not the offering size," said Francis Gaskins, president of research firm IPO Desktop.