• IPO Eye Q3 2015

    An expectedly quiet quarter as companies push float plans to Q4 to avoid potential election volatility.

  • Listing in London

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

  • IPO Eye Q2 2015

    Surprise General Election result gives a boost to the IPO market.

  • IPO Eye Q1 2015

    Q1 has been good, but not stellar, for IPOs, with fewer businesses than expected keen to get their floats away before May's general election.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Initial Public Offerings

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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