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IPO

(Initial Public Offering) The first time a company offers shares of stock to the public. While not a computer term per se, many founders, employees and insiders of computer companies have found this acronym more exciting than any tech term they ever heard.
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Global IPO exchange activity continued to pick up in Q2 2019, with 302 IPOs raising $56.8 billion, marking an increase of 47.3 per cent in IPO volumes compared with Q1 2019, despite the US-China trade tensions and uncertainties related to Brexit.
Global IPO exchange activity continued to pick up in the seocnd quarter of 2019, with 302 IPOs raising $56.8 billion, marking an increase of 47.3 per cent in IPO volumes compared with first quarter of 2019, despite the US-China trade tensions and uncertainties related to Brexit.
In the past, the PSE noticed that the dismal take-up by LSIs of IPO shares may be due to the tediousness of the process and the small amount of maximum investment per individual for each IPO.
KARACHI -- Central Depository Company has made IPO subscription easy for general public through automation.
After a nightmare start as a public company, Facebook successfully turned things around and IPO buyers who were patient enough not to lose faith have more than quadrupled their investment by now.
Saudi Arabia led IPO activity in 2018 with 12 IPOs worth US$1,472.4m.
Unlike in 2017 where Reits dominated the GCC IPO market, corporate IPOs led primary markets in 2018, contributing 56 per cent to the number of issuances and 62 per cent of capital raised.
Using a sample of 100 IPOs issued in the US Stock Exchange covering the period from 2001 to 2002, Scott & Xu (2004) suggest that insider sales and insider purchases are useful in the prediction of subsequent stock performance.
EY said that the IPO value increased year-over-year by 21.9%, compared to Q3 of 2017, while the IPO activity declined by 33.3%.
Saudi Arabia led the MENA IPO activity recording four out of nine IPOs in the second quarter of this year, part of an increasing trend of REITs being listed on the exchange and a reflection of the underlining investor interest in real estate assets in the country.
Ringo Choi, EY Asia-Pacific IPO Leader, says: IPO activity in Asia-Pacific this quarter was defined by the slower pace of Mainland China IPOs due to greater regulatory scrutiny and a slowdown in many markets within the region.
Collectively, GCC markets witnessed six IPOs deals in the fourth quarter of 2017, recording a substantial volume increase of 200 per cent from the same period last year, while the deal value rose by over 10 times the capital raised in the previous year, reaching $2.4 billion in the final quarter last year.