Munich, 09 July 2018 – An analysis of new issues in the first half of 2018

► Contrary to the global trend in new issues, the number of IPOs in Germany increased in the first half of 2018
► 12 new issues in the first half of 2018 in Germany (previous year total 11)* with a placement volume of € 6.9 billion (previous year total € 2.6 billion)
► 10 new issues in the Prime Standard, 2 in scale, 1 cancellation
► Outstanding 1st quarter with 6 IPOs and a placement volume of € 6.4 billion
► Siemens Healthineers AG with €4.2 billion ($4.9 billion) placement volume largest IPO worldwide
► 3 of the 12 issuers with losses in the year before the IPO
► Most issuers placed in the middle third of the bookbuilding range (5/12); 1 fixed price procedure (Godewind Immobilien AG)
► Only about 35 % of the placement volume went to issuers
► Average Greenshoe exercise rate 70.5
► Average subscription profit 2.8 % (median 0.4 %)
► Half-yearly closing price 30 June: 5 of 12 issuers with price gain and 5 of 12 issuers with price loss
► Hauck & Aufhäuser and Berenberg most active issuing banks
► Further promising stock market candidates announced for the second half of 2018

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