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The biggest IPOs from across the globe

In 2014, the Chinese corporation Alibaba Group famously released the world’s biggest US-listed IPO. IPO stands for ‘initial public offering‘ and represents the first sale of stock by a company to the public. There have been many instances of record-breaking IPOs from around the world – and as far back in history as 1602 – that also deserve our attention. Click on our interactive map below to discover more about the biggest IPOs from across the globe.

Featured image: ‘Time Square’, by┬áRiel Roussopoulos. CC-BY-NC-SA-2.0 via Flickr.

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