AutoTrader Group kills IPO

25 Jan 2013

AutoTrader Group on Friday cancelled an initial public offering, for the second time in its history, citing “market conditions.” Its first IPO was withdrawn in 2000, a year in which dot-com upheaval precipitated the withdrawal of 40 percent of initial public offerings.

The recent IPO was intended in part to recapitalize the company after the


Peter M. Zollman

Peter M. Zollman brings more than 35 years of media experience to his role as founding principal of the AIM Group / Classified Intelligence Report. He has worked with a wide range of media companies, dot-coms, technology providers and start-ups to develop and expand successful interactive-media services. He is based in Altamonte Springs, Fla., near Orlando.