Capital markets and IPO insights

PwC helps organisations and individuals create the value they are looking for. Our capital markets and IPO publications library reflects this, providing a one-stop source for our papers, articles and surveys that bring to light the issues that are top of mind for you.

Global Top 100 companies – 2015

This report ranks global top 100 companies by market capitalisation – and compares the list from March 2009 to March 2015.

Which market?

This PwC IPO Centre publication provides an overview of regulatory listing requirements on London, New York and Hong Kong stock exchanges.

Working Capital: Opportunities Knock

The slow growth and economic challenges of the ‘new normal’ are being felt across the globe. Since the financial crisis, growth rates across the major economies of the western world have been disappointing. This is not just a product of the ‘euro crisis’. The US economy has struggled to grow at more than 2% a year, which is low by comparison with previous economic recoveries.

Global Top 100 companies – 2013

This report ranks the top 100 global companies by market capitalization, and compares where there were in March 2008 to March 2013 – PwC has identified the risers, the fallers, looked at sector dynamics to present a view on how global dynamics have changed

Global IPO Watch publications

Annual reports providing analysis and trends of IPOs across the globe.

Executing a successful listing: Markets for miners

This PwC IPO Centre publication provides an overview of different financial markets and how they serve the mining sector.

Executing a successful listing − London

Listing requirements for the London markets

Cross-border IPOs: Choice in an uncertain world

The cross-border IPO is here to stay. This in-depth report from PwC and Baker & McKenzie, supported with data and interviews with capital markets players, explores how we got here, what’s driving the growth, and where this important trend is leading.

Executing a successful IPO

This PwC paper discusses the key issues facing companies contemplating an Initial Public Offering (IPO), including regulatory concerns, access to capital, mergers and acquisitions, talent management and building company brand.

Capital markets 2025: Equity in emerging markets

What will be the top listing venues in 2025? As this report shows, while London, New York and Hong Kong continue to lead, the focus of IPO activity could well be shifting toward China and India.

IPO Watch Europe - previous editions

Quarterly survey tracking the volume and value of IPOs on Europe's main stock exchanges. Compiled by our London Capital Markets Group, it surveys all new primary market listings on Europe's principal stock markets.