IPOs Worth $59.5B Pulled in '08

Schachter, Ken
December 2008
Red Herring;12/29/2008, p1
Trade Publication
The article focuses on a report from consulting firm Dealogic which revealed that 290 initial public offerings (IPOs) valued at $59.5 billion were withdrawn worldwide in 2008. According to the firm, the number of withdrawn or postponed deals compares to 160 IPOs in 2007. The 2007 deals had been expected to raise $51.4 billion. In a separate report, the "Financial Times" reported that the New York Stock Exchange toppled Chinese stock exchanges as the top IPO venue in 2008.


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