In this, the first of FinanceAsia's monthly IPO performance bulletins, we highlight the activity of January's largest eight offerings that are publicly traded
A total of 32 initial public offerings in Asia ex-Japan raised $2 248 billion dollars in January
This was a sharp drop from the same month last year, which saw 75 deals raise $5 435 billion
The Bank of Xian's $306 million January 22 listing on the Shanghai Stock Exchange was the largest last month, followed by Maoyan Entertainment's $250 million listing through the Hong Kong Exchange's main board on January 28
Both of these and others that have not begun trading will be included in next...