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Global IPO Activity Reduces Significantly In 2018 First Six Months

The first half of 2018 has witnessed a dip in global IPO activity as a result of lower capital raising in Asia Pacific and EMEA, according to the latest research from Baker McKenzie. Worries around geopolitics weighed on investors’ minds. However, cross-border deals totalled over $16.6 Bn. The number of deals climbed, up 18% to 85.