Information on IPOs (IPO Statistics for 2014 and Earlier Years,) contains updated tables of interest to instructors, students, and journalists.)
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Founding dates for 9,902 IPOs from 1975-2014 (updated April 14, 2014) as described in Appendix A of "Why Has IPO Underpricing Changed Over Time?" (co-authored with Tim Loughran).
A list of 374 growth capital-sponsored IPOs from 1980-2014 as described in "Growth Capital-backed IPOs," Jay R. Ritter.
A list of IPOs from 1980 - April 2014 with multiple share classes outstanding as described in Appendix B of "Why Has IPO Underpricing Changed Over Time?" (co-authored with Tim Loughran).
All-star analyst coverage and spinning data as used in “The Economic Consequences of IPO Spinning” (co-authored with Xiaoding Liu) and “Local Underwriter Oligopolies and IPO Underpricing” (co-authored with Xiaoding Liu)
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Monthly Number of IPOs and the average first-day return in "The Market's Problems with the Pricing of Initial Public Offerings," Journal of Applied Corporate Finance, 1994, 66-74. This contains a listing, by month, of the number of IPOs and the average first day return. For January 1980-August 2014, this file contains a monthly measure of "hotness" of the IPO market: the percentage of deals that priced above the midpoint of the original file price range.
"Big IPO Runups of 1975-2014," November 2014.
"Money Left on the Table in IPOs - by Firm," January 2015.
"Money Left on the Table in IPOs - Yearly," March 2014.
2014 Update Table 1
2014 Update of (graph) Average First-day Returns
PowerPoint slide for the U.S., 1980-2014.
PowerPoint slides for
China, Italy, Japan, Taiwan, and the U.S. through 2013.
PowerPoint slides for Canada, Hong Kong, Korea, and Singapore through 2013.
PowerPoint slides for Australia, Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Italy, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Sweden, the U.K., and the U.S,
PowerPoint slides through 2011 for Germany, Italy, Japan, Singapore, Sweden, and the U.S.
Data on 1,651 Japanese IPOs using bookbuilding from September 1997 to December 2009, from Takashi Kaneko and Richard Pettway
Japanese IPOs from Tokyo,IPO.com
Long-run returns on U.S. IPOs from 1970 - 2012. May 30, 2014.
An Excel file of U.S. IPOs from 2000 to present can be found by clicking on "SCOOP Track Record from 2000 to Present" at IPO Scoop.com
"Post-IPO Employment and Revenue Growth for U.S. IPOs, June 1996-2010," with Martin Kenney and Donald Patton, Kauffman Foundation Report, May 2012.
Martin Kenney and Don Patton of the University of California, Davis have put together a database of emerging growth IPOs from 1990 through 2010, which is available by e-mailing Don Patton at firstname.lastname@example.org The IPO firm database includes data extracted from each firm’s IPO prospectus including location of headquarters, ticker symbol, initial price and shares offered, year of founding and firm SIC. A description can be found at http://hcd.ucdavis.edu/faculty/webpages/kenney/misc/Firm_IPO_Database_Guide.pdf
A second database containing the name, age, position, and biography of all managers and directors of these emerging growth IPOs should be available from Kenney and Patton in October.
data (with names of institutional investors, indications of interest,
and actual allocations) for 11 bookbuilding IPOs from 1997-2000 used in
Table 7 of "Affiliated Mutual Funds and the Allocation of Initial Public
Offerings" (Jay R. Ritter and Donghang Zhang) Journal of Financial
Economics Vol. 86, No. 2 (November 2007), pp. 337-368.
Other data available by going back to IPO links.
IPO Prospectures Since 1975: Courtesy of Graeme Howard and Todd Huxster. Graeme Howard published The IPO Reporter for many years. He and Todd Huxster have given me their collection of pre-EDGAR prospectuses for use by researchers.
Data (1970 - December 2004) for Number of Seasoned Equity Offerings (Follow-on Offerings)