Q1 2017: Global IPOs off to a brisk start

Q1 2017: Global IPOs off to a brisk start

Global IPO markets in Q1 2017 saw the highest first quarter by global number of IPOs since 2007. The outlook for accelerated growth in 2017 is optimistic. Economic fundamentals are improving in the major developed economies.

Equity index performance and valuations are trending upward, with several major indices reaching all-time highs. At the same time, volatility is low, underpinning positive IPO sentiment. This has been reflected in a promising start to global IPO activity, supported by the successful US listing of a large technology unicorn.


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