There were 60 initial public offerings (IPOs) in U.S. markets between January 1, 2018, and March 31, 2018. The amount raised this quarter was the highest amount raised in Quarter 1 for the last five years. Overall, a strong start to 2018, both in the number of IPOs and the amount raised. Included are tables that outline these results and an overall analysis of the industry.
In this article, Audit Analytics examines the Q1 IPO proceeds from the last five years and the Big Four auditor market share this quarter.