While 2017 global IPO volume hovered above the 10-year average, activity took off to reach a 10-year high. Our ECM Product Director, James Fawcett, examines the market recovery into 2018.
Global IPO ranking for full-year 2017
Total IPO activity soared 50% year-on-year in 2017, which raised $199.2bn in global volume. With 1,770 deals, 2017 marked the third most active year for global IPOs on record, following 2000 (2,141 IPOs) and 2007 (1,956 IPOs).
|2017 global IPO bookrunner league table by volume|
|7||Bank of America Merrill Lynch||$6,271m||67||3.2%||7|
|Total 2017 IPO volume||$199.2bn||1,770|