Largest Tech Ipo Ever

Largest tech ipo ever

Which are the top 10 largest Tech/Internet IPO ever in the world history.

Largest tech ipo ever

IPO files by Facebook, Twitter and Google are the three largest Tech IPO ever with a IPO deal-size of $16 billion, $1.8 billion and $1.7 billion respectively.

Alibaba, the largest Chinese e-commerce company has filed its first-ever IPO in the U.S.

market on Tuesday.

Largest tech ipo ever

With this IPO filing, Alibaba has opened its doors to public, to sell Alibaba stocks to the public. Alibaba’s IPO is expected to be the biggest tech IPO in teh world history, even larger than IPO filed by Facebook of 16 Billion.

Following are the top 10 biggest Internet (Tech) IPOs filed ever:

  1. Facebook: $16 billion
  2. Twitter: $1.8 billion
  3. Google: $1.7 billion
  4. Yandex: $1.3 billion
  5. Infonet Services: $1.1 billion
  6. Shanda Games: $1.04 billion
  7. Zynga: $1 billion
  8. Giant Interactive Group: $887 million
  9. Renren: $743 million
  10. Groupon: $700 million

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IPO filed by Facebook  on May 2012 is the largest Tech IPO ever with a deal size of $16 Billion.

Facebook IPO was filed at NASDAQ and Morgan Stanley was the underwriter for the IPO.

Largest tech ipo ever

Facebook IPO is also the 7th largest global IPO in the world history till date.

Twitter IPO filed on November last year (2013) at NYSE with a deal size of $1.8 Billion is the second largest tech IPO and Google IPO filed in 2004 is the third largest tech IPO with a deal size of $1.6 Billion.

Top 10 All Time Largest Global IPOs

NTT Mobile IPO filed on October, 1998 in Tokyo Stock Exchange is the largest IPO filed by any communication company.

Goldman Sachs (Asia) was the underwriter for the IPO filed by NTT Mobile and the deal-size was 18.09 Billion.

Alibaba Group

Alibaba Group of companies is a privately owned Chinese Internet e-commerce company owned by Jack Ma and headquarters in Hangzhou (China).

Largest tech ipo ever

Jack Ma also serves as the executive chairman to the company, while Jonathan Lu is the CEO of the company.

Alibaba dominates around 80% of overall Chinese e-commerce market. Alibaba is not just limited to e-commerce, it operates in other fields also – retail and payment service, online search engine and cloud computing.

The web-portal Alibaba.com is a B2B (business-to-business) website for Chinese manufacturers and its other web-portal – Taobao is C2C (consumer-to-consumer) website (online shopping), just like eBay.com.

Taobao is one of the 10 most-visited website globally.

Largest tech ipo ever

Taobao was founded on May 10, 2003 and mainly serves consumers in China, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Macau.

Alibaba is the world’s first e-commerce website to handle $1 Trillion of sale-transactions in a year. In the year 2012, Alibaba web-portals crossed 1.1 trillion yuan ($170 billion) in sales, which is larger  than eBay and Amazon combined.

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