European IPO markets rebounded in the second quarter from a dismal start to the year. The region saw 45 IPOs with a combined offering size of €12.69bn during the second quarter of 2019. Here are 5 trends that emerged during H1 2019.
Wobbly tech-sector IPOs, including those of Uber [NYSE:UBER] and Finablr [LON:FIN], have dampened the mood for ECM. Dealreporter ECM editor Gustav Sandstrom joined us to discuss how these high-profile fumbles could affect similar listings ahead this year.
Despite suffering its slowest start to a year since 2013, dealmakers at the tenth MergermarketNordicM&A and Private Equity Forum in Stockholm are confident that a strong year of Nordic M&A lies ahead, Hanna Gezelius and Jonathan Klonowski report.
Famed for its association with James Bond, the luxury British car-maker Aston Martin is eyeing a London listing later this year.
The owners are reportedly hoping for a valuation of between GBP 4bn and GBP 5bn. But investors have questioned that valuation and queried how closely it can be compared to Ferrari, which has seen its share price jump by some 160% since listing in 2016.
Julie-Anna Needham speaks to Katrien Van Hoof and Swetha Gopinath.
The recent fall in M&A activity was a central theme at this year Benelux M&A and Private Equity Forum. Industry experts assessed the outlook for deal flow and evaluated which sectors looked the most promising.
The recent opening of the Saudi Arabia $575 billion stock market to direct foreign participation for the first time offers an exiting opportunities for the country. As both local and international investors are positioning themselves to trade on the largest Arab bourse we caught up with Robert Eastwood from Baker & McKenzie to give you a definitive guide to the revisions to the rules for qualified foreign financial institutions.