• IPO Eye Q2 2014

    The London IPO market has continued its bumper 2014, with a mammoth 37 IPOs (main market and AIM) raising £7bn in Q2.

  • 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 globalization 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.

  • A guide to listing on the London Stock Exchange

    EY are proud to sponsor this LSE publication, which provides a practical outline of the listing process for companies considering an IPO.

  • 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.

  • Mining eye

    The Mining eye performance and analysis of AIM companies. This quarterly report provides key analysis and commentary on the top 20 AIM listed Mining shares.

  • Global IPO trends

    We analyse 2011’s IPO activity trends, look ahead to 2012, and provide perspectives from some of the world’s top investment bankers on global IPO market performance.

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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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