Companies in SE Asia raise record $4.9b via IPOs in first half 2021

People walk past a statue of a bull as they enter the Indonesia Stock Exchange (IDX) in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photographer: Dimas Ardian/Bloomberg

Companies in Southeast Asia raised a record $4.9 billion through the IPO route in the first six months of this year, 50 per cent more than the same period in 2019, latest equity capital markets data from Bloomberg showed.

Of the total amount, as much as $4.1 billion was raised through additional and rights offerings.

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