Hello reader,

Welcome to the November 2020 issue of The Dealmaker.

A quartet of consumer-focused Silicon Valley unicorns filed for IPOs. It was assumed that 2019 would go down in the history books as a year of unprecedented VC-backed IPOs. Even if the pipeline was just as packed in 2020, one might have reasonably expected the pandemic to postpone some plans. Instead, this golden age of unicorn IPOs just keeps going.

Here are some of the most important M&A news we have read this month: