The number of IPOs
hit a post-financial crisis high, with global IPO
activity benefitting from favourable conditions throughout the year, while volatility remained low, as jitters surrounding the French election and the Korean peninsula have failed to unnerve investors.
After a gap of two years, the Muscat Securities Market in Oman witnessed two IPOs
raised in the third quarter of 2017.
There are IPOs
with good brand names but no solid financials to show.
Q2 2015 also saw the first MENA outbound IPOs
since the listing of Gulf Marine Services on the London Stock Exchange (LSE) in Q1 2014.
The number of IPO
focused funds in Mena could be on the rise with more IPOs
set to enter Mena markets in the next two years, which could bring in greater investment and IPO
The authors show that the dynamics of both global and country-level IPO
activity are strongly affected by global factors.
Specifically, our study is closely related to the first study on second-time IPOs
by Dunbar and Foerster (2008).
Investors increasingly doubted the future potential and growth of IPO
firms,'' said Takashi Nishibori, chief editor at Tokyo IPO
In November, there are only seven IPOs
scheduled, which is below the average for this month.
The SARS outbreak in Asia and uncertainty over the Iraq war hindered IPO
activity in the first half of last year.
conference explored the state of the IPO
market -- practically moribund -- and offered advice to finance officers and other top executives about what to expect and how to go about working with investment bankers, investors and others in the capital markets.
For investors who want exposure to IPOs
without the risk of buying individual stocks, DeGraw recommends IPO
Plus Aftermarket fund (Nasdaq: IPOSX) (888-IPO-FUND; www.