This ranking lists the Top 20 Global Financial Firms with the greatest revenue gained on fees for IPOs in the year of 2010.
With a record-setting $122.2 billion raised in the fourth quarter of 2010, global IPO volume totaled US$269.4 billion, more than double the amount seen during full year 2009 when issuance totaled just US$113.9 billion. Issuers from the emerging markets have raised US$146 billion this year, accounting for 50% of IPO volume this year. Three of the top five initial public offerings on record took place in 2010.
Source: Thompson Reuters