NYSE Extends Global IPO Leadership for Seventh Consecutive Year

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), a wholly owned subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), continued to build on its leadership as the premier venue for global capital raising with $31.3 billion in proceeds from 88 transactions in 2017, almost twice the capital raised by any other exchange in the world. The NYSE also listed each of the last 32 IPOs raising $700 million or more.
“Global IPO activity this year was buoyed by strong macroeconomic conditions and investor confidence,” said NYSE Group President, Tom Farley. “We continue to invest in, and advocate for ways to make markets more accessible and less complex for issuers and investors. We will continue these efforts in 2018, with the goal of supporting our issuers and market participants with best-in-class markets, service and technology.”

Companies continue to choose the NYSE for its unique market model that features leading technology and human judgement, our global network, unparalleled visibility platform and effective advocacy efforts.

Highlights (as of December 15, 2017):

• Total IPOs: More than 1.7 times the capital raised as the next largest exchange.

• Technology IPOs: 89 percent of all U.S. tech proceeds were raised on the NYSE.

• International IPOs: U.S. leader in Chinese IPOs, and new listings from Asia and Latin America.

• Transfers: Over $1.1 trillion in market cap transferred to NYSE since 2000.

• Alternative IPO Paths: Listed 9 Special Purpose Acquisition Companies (SPACs) in 2017, helping companies explore new ways to enter the public market.

NYSE Group is a subsidiary of Intercontinental Exchange (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses, and a provider of data and listings services. NYSE Group includes exchanges, market data and connectivity services. The equity exchanges -- the New York Stock Exchange, NYSE American and NYSE Arca -- trade more U.S. equity volume than any other exchange group. NYSE is the premier global venue for capital raising, leading worldwide in IPOs, including technology IPOs. NYSE Arca Options and NYSE Amex Options are leading equity options exchanges.


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