New listings and investment flows through IPOs

Published by: The WFE Statistics Team Dec 2018

In this article we look at the new listings and investment flows through IPOs in the month of November 2018 when compared to November 2017. We also look into new listings and investment flows in the January to November 2018 period when compared to the same period in 2017. 

Initial Public Offerings in November 2018 vs November 2017

Overall new listings and investment flows through IPOs in November 2018 were down 42% and 79% respectively on November 2017. This was due to decreases in the number of listings and investment flows across all three regions.

Changes in new listings by region: 

  • Americas region was down 44%
  • Asia-Pacific region was down 48%
  • EMEA region was down 19%

Changes in investment flows by region:

  • Americas region was down 93%
  • Asia-Pacific region was down 80%
  • EMEA region was down 58%

Initial Public Offerings in January to November 2018 on the same period in January to November 2017

Overall new listings and investment flows through IPOs in January to November 2018 were down 13% and 9% on the January to November 2017 period. This was due to decreases in the Asia-Pacific and EMEA regions. Only the Americas region saw an increase in new listings and investment flows through IPOs in January to November 2018 on the same period in 2017.

Changes in new listings by region: 

  • Americas region was up 40%
  • Asia-Pacific region was down 22%
  • EMEA region was down 18%

Changes in investment flows by region:

  • Americas region was up 10%
  • Asia-Pacific region was down 26%
  • EMEA region was down 9%