Amidst a GFC-style deluge of capital raisings since March this year, it is time to have a look at the system and performance of companies which raised equity from shareholders during the COVID-19 pandemic. Having participated in more than 320 retail capital raisings since 2009 and argued the case for reform consistently over the past decade, Stephen Mayne will explore the capital raising system, how it works for retail investors, the different types of offers that are made and whether there are any lessons or opportunities for technical traders before and after capital raisings are launched.