Tag: Global

Year-to-date IPO statistics

Dealogic has just issued a set of interesting statistics following the completion of Hutchison Port Holdings (HPH) Trust’s US$5.45 billion business trust IPO in Singapore. That deal, which was the fifth largest IPO in the transportation sector globally on record, as well as the biggest-ever Singapore IPO, has pushed the global IPO volume in 2011 to US$40 billion, up 42% as compared to the same period in 2010. This also represents the highest year-to-date (YTD) volume on record. read

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General Motors’ IPO becomes the world’s largest-ever

General Motors Company (GM) announced on 26 November 2010 that the value of both the common and preferred stock sold in its IPO by its selling shareholders, including the US Department of the Treasury, reached US$23.1 billion, following the exercise of the over-allotment options under both offerings. read

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