Information on IPOs (IPO Statistics for 2012 and Earlier Years,) contains updated tables of interest to instructors, students, and journalists.)
+ IPOs 2012 Underpricing
+ IPOs 2012 Age
+ IPOs 2012 Price Revisions
+ IPOs 2012 Sales
+ IPOs 2012 Underwriting
+ IPOs 2012 Foreign
+ IPOs 2011 Long run Returns
+ IPOs 2012 VC-backed IPOs
+ IPOs 2011 Turnover Statistics
Founding dates for 9,597 IPOs from January 1975-May 2013 as described in Appendix A of "Why Has IPO Underpricing Changed Over Time?" (co-authored with Tim Loughran).
A list of 199 "Rollup" IPOs from 1975-2012. This is an Excel spreadsheet. 47 of these are identified in Keith Brown, Amy Dittmar, and Henri Servaes' 2005 RFS article "Corporate Governance, Incentives, and Industry Consolidations." Many of the rest are identified in Jennifer Bethel and Laurie Krigman's "A Rational Incentives-Based Explanation for Booms and Busts", and Junming Hsu.
A list of 153 growth capital-sponsored IPOs from 1983-2012. The file can be opened in SAS or WordPad and can be converted into an Excel file.
A list of IPOs from 1980 - April 2012 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-December 2012, 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 1975-2012," April 2012.
"Money Left on the Table in IPOs - by Firm," April 2012.
"Money Left on the Table in IPOs - Yearly," January 2013.
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 - 2011. April 11, 2013.
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.
Don Patton and Martin Kenney of the University of California-Davis have
put together a database of U.S. IPOs from June 1996-present, which is
available by emailing
Don Patton at firstname.lastname@example.org The database includes the name and age of each officer and director of the company, and in many cases their educational details.
For officers, important previous employer or employers information is also included. Information on law firms, underwriters, ticker symbols, location of headquarters,
the offer price, etc. is also included. A description can be found at SSRN and at Kauffman Foundation.
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)