How Virtu Financial went from PR pariah to IPO idol

April 16, 2015 6:08 PM

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Most of this morning’s IPO headlines have been about Etsy ETSY , but Virtu Financial VIRT has had a more intriguing ride to the public markets.

Virtu is the high-speed trading firm that was all set to go public in the first half of 2014, but indefinitely postponed the offering after the entire high-speed trading industry was hammered by the Michael Lewis book Flash Boys (including a related 60 Minutes segment asking if the stock markets wer...

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