A view of the Saudi Arabia's Stock Exchange Market (Tadawul) bourse in the capital Riyadh, where Saudi Aramco became the world’s most valuable entity in 2019. Photo: AFPA view of the Saudi Arabia's Stock Exchange Market (Tadawul) bourse in the capital Riyadh, where Saudi Aramco became the world’s most valuable entity in 2019. Photo: AFP
A view of the Saudi Arabia's Stock Exchange Market (Tadawul) bourse in the capital Riyadh, where Saudi Aramco became the world’s most valuable entity in 2019. Photo: AFP

IPO bankers face headwinds from Silicon Valley to Saudi Arabia as capital markets fees shrink

  • Fees from equity capital markets deals are set to fall 15 per cent in 2019, according to Coalition; could get worse as some targets consider private markets
  • Saudi Aramco, Alibaba Group are among bright spots in global IPO markers while WeWork disappoints
Topic |   IPO
A view of the Saudi Arabia's Stock Exchange Market (Tadawul) bourse in the capital Riyadh, where Saudi Aramco became the world’s most valuable entity in 2019. Photo: AFPA view of the Saudi Arabia's Stock Exchange Market (Tadawul) bourse in the capital Riyadh, where Saudi Aramco became the world’s most valuable entity in 2019. Photo: AFP
A view of the Saudi Arabia's Stock Exchange Market (Tadawul) bourse in the capital Riyadh, where Saudi Aramco became the world’s most valuable entity in 2019. Photo: AFP
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