Equity market round up: The month in numbers
48,800,000,000 the US dollar amount of equity raised by privatizations in the EMEA region in the first 11 months of 2007. The figure is up 80% over the same period in 2006. Privatizations accounted for 13% of all equity capital raised, compared with 10% in 2006.
12.4 the percentage of foreign companies listed in New York that delisted in the first 11 months of 2007. The number of delistings amounted to 30, up from just 12 in 1997.
6,400,000,000 the US dollar amount raised in IPOs by renewable energy companies between January and November 2007. However, the figure could more than double if Iberdrola Renovables’ IPO, which is expected to raise $6.7 billion, goes ahead. Renewable energy companies have raised more than $15.4 billion in equity capital in 2007, an increase of 62% on 2006. Europe is the leading region for renewable energy IPOs in 2007, raising 31.6% of the total, followed by north Asia, which raised 28.5% of the total. China, however, is the leading nation for renewable energy IPOs, raising 27.1% of the total, followed by Brazil which raised 26.9%.
230,000,000,000 the notional dollar value of trading in structured/securitized equity products in Europe over the past 12 months.