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After record year, Australia IPO market seen slowing in 2015

Medibank and hospital operator Healthscope Ltd, which raised US$6.8b between them in the two biggest listings of the year, are up 7% and 19% on their respective issue prices.


AUSTRALIA is set for a slowdown in initial public offerings in 2015 after a record this year as lacklustre performances by recent listings and jittery stock markets caused by a slump in commodities prices cool investor enthusiasm.

Investment banks in Australia will, as a