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Global IPO value at 20-year high in Q3; Asean shows quarter-on-quarter rebound: EY

But US presidential election could have negative impact on both regional and global equity markets

One mega IPO in the quarter was chipmaker Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp, which listed on China's technology-focused Star Market in July.


IPO activity bucked a "traditionally slow" third quarter to record the most activity in the last 20 years by proceeds, according to a quarterly IPO trends report by professional services firm EY.

There have been 872 IPOs this year, raising US$165.3 billion in proceeds. Of...

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