Globally, the initial public offering activity (IPO) decreased significantly in the first quarter of 2016, with a total of 167 public
offerings that attracted USD 12.1 billion, marking the lowest quarterly level recorded since 2009, with a decrease of 39% in
volume and 70% of total capital attracted, compared to the same period last year, according to the quarterly report EY Global IPO
Trends 2016 1Q.
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