Top 10 biggest IPO’s of all time

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In May 2012, Facebook will probably enter NASDAQ under the ticker symbol FB. Like it or not, but Facebook is very likely to be one of the greatest Initial Public Offerings (IPO) the tech world has ever seen. The money collected during this IPO goes directly to the company, of which founder Mark Zuckerberg has a 30% share. Still, it’s very unlikely that Facebook will enter our next top 10 list of biggest IPO’s of all time!

Top 10 biggest IPO’s of all time

  1. Bank of China – $ 11,2 billion (2006/finance)
  2. Deutsche Telekom – $ 13,03 billion (1996/communications)
  3. Nippon Tel – $ 15,3 billion (1987/communications)
  4. General Motors – $ 15,77 billion (2010/capital goods & services)
  5. ENEL SpA – $ 16,45 billion (1999/utilities)
  6. AIA – $ 17,81 billion (2010/finance)
  7. VISA – $ 17,86 (2008/finance)
  8. NTT Mobile – $ 18,09 billion (1998/communications)
  9. ICBC Bank – $ 19,09 billion (2006/finance)
  10. ABC Bank – $ 19,22 billion (2010/finance)

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