A Global Guide, Third Edition

(IPO: 新股上市集資指南,第三版)

Philippe Espinasse

ISBN : 978-988-8754-00-7

Economics, Finance, Business, Management

December 2021

404 pages, 7″ x 9″, 11 b&w figs. and 11 tables

  • HK$350.00

This book explains the key aspects of executing an international IPO. Packed with useful tips, it reviews rules and market practices from the US to Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia-Pacific region. Real-life case studies are used to illustrate all aspects of conducting an IPO, including documentation, valuation, as well as marketing issues.

This new edition has been the subject of a complete and detailed revision, including new information pertaining to market developments. Some topics, such as spin-off offerings, SPACs, listing requirements, and due diligence have also been further expanded while some 15 additional IPOs have been included as examples to illustrate various aspects of new offerings.

It is most suitable for entrepreneurs, chief executives, and CFOs of companies about to be floated, investor relations professionals, family offices, private equity, hedge fund and institutional investors, and finance students. It will also be of interest to market practitioners such as investment bankers in mergers and acquisitions, corporate finance, or equity capital markets departments, private bankers, as well as equity salespeople, traders, and research analysts. The book will appeal to those generally interested in financial markets and equity capital markets in particular.

Philippe Espinasse spent almost two decades as a senior investment banker. He has completed more than 140 corporate finance transactions, as well as marketed and executed new issues across some 30 jurisdictions.

‘IPOs remain one of the most fascinating aspects of financial markets, but also one of its least understood. Espinasse has written a must-read primer for anyone interested in how IPOs work and what makes for a successful one. Read this book—and learn from one of the best.’ —Herald van der Linde, CFA, chief Asia equity strategist at HSBC and author of Asia Stock Markets: From the Ground Up

‘This third edition of IPO: A Global Guide provides a very readable, in-depth, and extremely well-structured guide and roadmap to the complex world of IPOs. It is laced with examples from across many markets and provides excellent practical advice and guidance on all aspects of the IPO process based on the author’s substantial experience.’ —Mike Trippitt, founder of Michael Joseph Consulting and banking expert

‘A clear guide for anyone in the business of IPOs. It breaks down a complex subject into something simple and concise.’ —Narayanan Somasundaram, regional finance editor of Nikkei Asia