Nasdaq Welcomes 108 IPOs in the First Half of 2022
Nasdaq (Nasdaq: NDAQ) announced today that in the first half
of 2022 it welcomed 108 initial public offerings (IPOs), raising a
total of $12 billion. A total of 49 operating companies and 59
SPACs listed on Nasdaq during the first six months of 2022,
representing an 87% win rate in the U.S. market, and extending
Nasdaq’s leadership to 34 consecutive quarters. In addition to the
IPOs, 6 companies transferred their corporate listing to Nasdaq,
representing a combined $8.6 billion in market value.
“Despite a slower start to the year, there’s a healthy pipeline
of companies across all sectors that are waiting for their
opportunity to IPO in the next twelve months,” said Nelson Griggs,
President, Nasdaq Stock Exchange. “Nasdaq is the exchange of choice
for companies transitioning to public because of our support
through the IPO process and our commitment to helping them navigate
the markets as public companies through our life-cycle
A video accompanying the first half Nasdaq U.S. listings
highlights is available at:
2022 FIRST HALF NASDAQ U.S. LISTINGS
- U.S. listings market leadership: Nasdaq
welcomed 108 IPOs, raising $12 billion. Seven of the top ten and
three of the top five largest IPOs by proceeds raised listed on
Nasdaq, including the largest IPO, TPG Inc. and the largest SPAC,
Screaming Eagle Acquisition Corp.
- Leading U.S. exchange for healthcare,
consumer and technology IPOs: Nasdaq maintained its strong
track record in the healthcare, consumer and technology sectors
with win rates of 95%, 88% and 100%, respectively.
- Helping companies join the public markets via
SPACs: Nasdaq continued its influence in the SPAC
market, welcoming 84% of all SPAC IPOs, raising $8.7 billion.
A total of 31 SPAC business combinations listed in the first 6
months of 2022, representing a 65%-win rate in the U.S.
- Acquired Metrio, a leader in Sustainability
Software: to expand Nasdaq’s end-to-end suite of
ESG-focused technologies and solutions to help clients achieve
their corporate sustainability and governance objectives.
- Major Nasdaq listing anniversaries and
milestones: including Comcast Corporation (50 years),
Starbucks (30 years), Amazon (25 years), JetBlue (20 years),
Netflix (20 years), PepsiCo (5 years) and many more.
For companies that are interested in learning more about
Nasdaq’s pre-IPO governance checklist and best practices, please
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