The IPO: a transformation, not a transaction

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A successful listing on one of the world's capital markets, while always the culmination of months or years of hard work, can provide benefits such as:

  • Access to financing to complete a strategic acquisition
  • Opportunities to expand your business into new markets
  • An exit opportunity for your private equity or other investors
  • Improved perceptions of your business and brand with customers, suppliers and employees

An IPO marks a turning point in the life of a company. Exceptional enterprises don't view an IPO as simply a financial transaction, but rather, recognize it as a complex transformation from private to public and start their IPO journey well-informed and well-prepared.

Q2 2016 US IPO Trends

EY - US IPO highlights 2Q16 YTD

For a full breakdown of the latest IPO activity around the world, read the latest EY Global IPO Trends Report.

EY - EY Global IPO Trends - 2016 2Q

Global IPO Trends Report
The latest report shows that 2Q16 saw a 120% rise in capital raised and a 29% increase by deal number, but a range of factors are creating a stop-start IPO market across the globe in 2016.


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Q1 2016 Global IPO Trends Report
Q4 2015 Global IPO Trends Report
Q3 2015 Global IPO Trends Report

Insights on IPO trends and activity