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- The Law and Economics of the Going-Public Decision
- IPO Regulators Gone Wild
- Determinants of Variation in IPO Underpricing
- IPO Valuation: The International Evidence
- Survey and Synthesis of the IPO Underpricing Literature: The Fixed-Offer Price Constraint as a Unifying Core Explanation
- IPO Market Conditions and Timing over the Long Run
- The Interplay of IPO and M&A Markets: The Many Ways That One Affects the Other
- Lower Visibility Platforms Serving as Stepping Stones to National Stock Exchanges: The Case of Shell Reverse Mergers
- Going Public in China: Reverse Mergers versus IPOs on Chinese Markets
- Specified Purpose Acquisition Company IPOs
- The Impact of IPOs’ Analyst Coverage on the Choice and Timing of SEOs: A Survival Analysis
- Auditor Selection and IPO Underpricing
- The Structure and Role of the Underwriting Syndicate
- Venture Capital and Financial Reporting in Newly Public Firms
- The Dark Side of Venture Capital Syndication and IPO Firm Performance: The Impact of Different Institutional Environments
- All Ties Are Not Created Equal: Institutional Equity Ties, IPO Performance, and Market Growth of New Ventures
- Is Exchange Regulation Effective for Junior Public Equity Markets?
- Corporate Governance in European IPOs
- Survival of Initial Public Offerings on Europe’s New Stock Markets
- Initial Public Offerings in Germany between 1997 and 2015
- The Underpricing of Initial Public Offerings and Private Placements of Equity in China
- IPOs in New Zealand: An Analysis of Benchmark-Adjusted Performance
- Initial Public Offerings in Hong Kong
- The Admission and Regulation of Overseas Issuers: A Survey of the Top Four Financial Centers
- IPOs in a Major Emerging Market Economy—India
- Private Capital Marketplaces and IPOs
- Crowdfunding: Business and Regulatory Perspective
- Regulatory Arbitrage in Cross-Border Crowdfunding
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This chapter focuses on the German IPO market from 1997 to 2015. More specifically, it provides a descriptive overview of the IPO activities in Germany in the last two decades, and analyzes the IPO market’s dependence on the yearly return and turnover of the German stock market. It shows that most IPOs and highest volumes were observed during the dot-com bubble phase (1997–2000) and that the German IPO market’s liquidity shows a stable development in the last years after the subprime crisis. The results of the regression analyses show that the IPO market activity strongly depends on the overall stock market turnover. But the stock market returns play a subordinated role for the IPO market liquidity in Germany.
Andreas Oehler is Full Professor and Chair of Finance at the University of Bamberg.
Tim A. Herberger is a Research and Teaching Assistant in the Department of Finance at the University of Bamberg.
Matthias Horn is a Research and Teaching Assistant in the Department of Finance at the University of Bamberg.
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