• IPO Eye Q3 2014

    The London IPO market has continued its stellar 2014 producing 19 IPOs (main market and AIM) in the traditionally quiet summer quarter raising cumulative funds of £1.4bn.

  • IPO Eye Q4 2014

    2014 has been the busiest year for London IPOs since 2007, with 93 listings, excluding investment vehicles, raising cumulative funds of £13bn.

  • Get the most from your IPO

    At each stage – whatever your sector, location or chosen market – we have the knowledge, experience and global reach to help you get the most from your IPO.

  • Listing in London

    What are the key characteristics for a UK IPO? Read more from David Vaughan, IPO Leader, UK and Ireland.

  • Global IPO Centre of Excellence

    A virtual hub providing help and support for every step of the IPO journey, including our global IPO knowledge, tools, thought leadership and contacts in one easy-to-use source.

  • Which stock exchange is right for your business?

    As the globalisation of capital has accelerated, companies have more choice over where to list. To help you make that decision "IPO insights: comparing global stock exchanges" examines the strategic focus, standards and fees, processes and regulation, and more, of nine exchanges.

  • UK and European IPO markets remain volatile

    Global IPO fundraising picked up in Q3, despite market volatility and fewer deals launched. Asia’s growth story continues to fuel global IPO markets.

  • Measures that matter

    A successful IPO is not down to luck; it takes planning. Top 10 IPO Challenges lays out what steps can be taken to improve the chances of achieving IPO expectations.

  • Oil and Gas Eye

    Oil and Gas Eye is the first tracking index within AIM that monitors the health of the Oil & Gas sub component of the AIM market.

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IPO Overview

When the IPO window of opportunity opens, winning companies are ready. While not all businesses are suited to life in the public eye, for many fast-growing private companies, an IPO can raise the capital needed to accelerate growth and achieve market leadership.

An IPO is the beginning of a new and dynamic journey for your company; it is also a long and complex process involving a multitude of advisors, and the time commitment required from senior management cannot be underestimated.

At EY, we understand these pressures. We also know what a successful IPO looks like. Our research has confirmed that the most successful IPOs, with a smooth transaction and thriving aftermarket, are the best prepared.

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