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Tech IPO Freeze Is Sign of Investor Reality Check

"Since companies don't know what the outlook will be, they're saying let's hold off."

The tech IPO market is frozen. Storage vendor Nutanix is further proof.

It’s been over three months since Square and Match Group debuted, and not a single software or Internet company has followed. Seven of the past 10 technology companies to go public are trading below their offer price, and four are down by at least 20 percent, according to FactSet.

Nutanix, which filed its IPO prospectus in December, is holding off on selling shares until the stock market volatility wanes, said sources familiar with the matter.

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