JDE Peet’s, The World’s Second Largest Coffee Producer, Kicks Off 2020 IPOs

The EY Global IPO Trends report for the first quarter of 2020 noted how global IPO activity dropped dramatically in March, due to the pandemic. So the report considers IPO activity would not improve “at the earliest” until the second half of 2020. And it seems to have hit the mark, with the Dutch company Jacobs Douwe Egberts (JDE), the world’s second largest coffee producer started trading last week. It is the first major IPO of 2020, raising a total of €2.25 billion.

MSCI, S&P Dow Jones and FTSE Russell could fast-track Aramco into their indices soon after the IPO

MSCI, S&P Dow Jones And FTSE Russell Could Fast-Track Aramco Into Their Indices Soon After The IPO

E-Toro | Saudi Arabia’s state-owned oil company, Saudi Aramco will be listed on the Saudi Stock Exchange (Tadawul) later this week on December 11th. Furthermore, the oil company is expected to price its initial public offering Thursday at the high end of the targeted range to give the oil giant a total value of $1.7 Tr. This would be the world’s biggest-ever IPO. These are the pros and cons we found about the firm.

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Offshore Chinese IPOs Hit Record, as Firms Race to List Before Window Closes

By Yang Ge via Caixin | Offshore listings by Chinese firms surged to record highs in 2018, fueled by strong demand from global investors chasing some of China’s hottest names, especially in the technology sector. That listing wave is expected to continue into 2019, but could quickly peter out if recent bearish sentiment becomes the norm, observers said.


2018 the worst year for IPOs in Europe since 2013

Alphavalue | Inflows from IPOs in European stock markets reached $35 bn, or what is the same, -37% compared to last year which makes this 2018 the worst year for IPOs since 2013, only surpassed by fateful 2016.


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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.