Hong Kong Holds the Lead for World’s IPO Market in First Nine Months
Hong Kong remains the world’s largest initial public offering market raising an estimate US$16.92 billion, representing 22% of all the listing funds in the world. Shanghai Stock Exchange is second on the list, while the third ranked is the New York Stock Exchange. Hong Kong was also the world’s largest IPO market last year as well from 2009 to 2011.
“Hong Kong remains the world’s largest initial public offering market raising an estimate US$16.92 billion, representing 22% of all the listing funds in the world.”
~South China Morning Post
More than 80% of this year funds were raised from Chinese financial service institutions, this represented an increase of 49% from last year. In addition, among the new listings, 41% were from mainland.
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