Equity Market round-up: The month in percentages
91% the increase in real estate/property sector IPOs year to date over the same period last year. Global IPOs in the sector have raised $21 billion so far, already the highest ever yearly volume, according to Dealogic.
152% the increase in volume raised by rights issues in EMEA. Spurred by buoyant M&A, rights issues have raised $28.2 billion so far this year, the most ever, according to Dealogic; 62% of this was raised to finance acquisitions.