These reports summarize the IPO and M&A activity in China, Japan and Australia during Q1 2015. The analyses include historical trends, along with country and sector level breakdowns.
Asia Pacific capital markets activity has been accelerating recently due to strong performances in the equity markets, as well as favorable borrowing conditions in the debt markets. This has translated into significant capital raising opportunities across the region. IPO volumes have grown significantly due to improved valuation levels and investor confidence, and M&A activity has been robust with both strategic and financial buyers seeking to deploy capital.