Alibaba’s debut on the stock exchange is expected to eclipse Facebook’s $15 billion initial share sale in 2012.

(...) fiercely for new listings. Nasdaq had easily scored the most tech IPOs every year from 1999 until 2012(...)

TopShop retail billionaire Philip Green, backer of MySale Group. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

IPOs so far this year. As for Swann and SSP, investors are likely to put their mistrust of private(...)

Prof Dan Breznitz has studied innovation growth economies such as Taiwan, Israel and China. Photograph: Aidan Crawley

(...) more Irish Nasdaq IPOs, Ireland “was poised” to create big companies in the sector. Israeli example(...)

(...) new IPOs since 2007. By the end of the year, there were about 30,000 securities from 4,000 issuers in(...)

People walk past a sign outside of a branch of TSB bank in London. Photograph: Neil Hall/Reuters

(...) showed last week, “flotation fatigue” appears to have set in after an unprecedented flurry of IPOs in(...)

Pick the right investment and an angel investor can sit back and watch the money roll in but pick the wrong one, and you can expect to wave bye-bye to all your hard-earned cash

(...) company may send the stock price plummeting. IPOs are also expensive. As such, experts typically say that(...)

IPO celebration: TrueCar employees mark its recent IPO by ringing the opening bell at the Nasdaq Exchange in Times Square, New York.  Photograph: Andrew Burton/Getty Images

(...).Initial public offerings (IPOs) can be a source of feverish interest, but are they a source of real opportunity(...)

NDRC chief executive Ben Hurley said the Female Founders programme is aimed at supporting women with high-tech business ideas. Photograph: Alan Betson /The Irish Times

(...) results from IPOs, high annual revenues and higher returns on investment in firms led by women.

Pork at a  supermarket in Nantong, Jiangsu province:  China’s WH Group Ltd, the world’s biggest pork company, has cancelled its IPO because of “deteriorating market conditions and excessive market volatility”. Photograph: Reuters

While Alibaba’s planned stock market flotation was making headlines last week, the cancellation of another IPO, that of WH Group, the world’s largest (...)

An employee walks past a logo of Alibaba Group at its headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province. The Chinese ecommerce giant is about to file for an initial public offering (IPO) in the US, with talk of a $170 billion valuation. Photograph: Reuters

(...) the first quarter of that year, there were 123 IPOs, more than twice as many as in 2014. In 1999 and(...)