Initial Public Offerings - United Arab Emirates

  • United Arab Emirates
  • The transaction value in the Initial Public Offerings market market of the United Arab Emirates is projected to reach €8.22bn in 2024.
  • It is expected to show a NaN% annual growth rate (CAGR 2024-[yeartoday]), resulting in a projected total amount of €8.22bn by 2024.
  • The average transaction value in the Initial Public Offerings market market of the United Arab Emirates amounts to €986.80m in 2024.
  • From a global comparison perspective, it is shown that the highest transaction value is reached China (€71,980.00m in 2024).
  • The United Arab Emirates is experiencing a surge in IPO activity, driven by the country's robust economy and investor appetite for high-growth companies.
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Analyst Opinion

The Initial Public Offerings market in United Arab Emirates is experiencing a significant uptrend in recent years.

Customer preferences:
Investors in the United Arab Emirates are increasingly showing interest in IPOs due to the potential for high returns and diversification of investment portfolios. The allure of being part of the growth story of a newly listed company is a key driver for customer preferences in the IPO market.

Trends in the market:
One prominent trend in the UAE's IPO market is the increasing number of tech companies going public. This trend mirrors the global shift towards technology and innovation as key drivers of economic growth. Investors are keen on participating in IPOs of tech firms, attracted by the potential for disruptive technologies to transform industries and generate substantial returns.

Local special circumstances:
The UAE's strategic location as a hub for business and finance in the Middle East plays a crucial role in shaping the IPO market. The country's business-friendly environment, with favorable regulations and tax incentives, attracts both local and international companies to list on the stock exchange. Additionally, the government's push towards economic diversification and innovation drives the growth of IPOs in sectors such as technology, healthcare, and renewable energy.

Underlying macroeconomic factors:
The robust economic growth of the UAE, supported by its stable political environment and infrastructure development, provides a favorable backdrop for the IPO market. As the country continues to invest in key sectors and initiatives to reduce its reliance on oil revenues, investors see opportunities for long-term growth and value creation in newly listed companies. Moreover, the increasing participation of institutional investors and sovereign wealth funds in the IPO market adds depth and liquidity, further fueling the market's development.


Data coverage:

Figures are based on the revenue generated by the Investment Banking market, as well as the transaction value, the number of transactions, and the average transactions size of the Mergers and Acquisitions (M&As) and Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) markets.

Modeling approach / Market size:

Market sizes are determined by a bottom-up approach and are based on a specific rationale for each market. As a basis for evaluating markets, we use market research and analysis, as well as data from annual financial reports. Furthermore, we use relevant key market indicators and data from country-specific associations and national data bureaus, such as GDP, wealth per capita, and total investment (% of GDP). This data helps us to estimate the market size for each country individually.


In our forecasts, we apply diverse forecasting techniques. The selection of forecasting techniques is based on the behavior of the particular market. In this market, we use the HOLT-damped Trend method to forecast future development. The main drivers are GDP per capita and total investment (% of GDP).

Additional Notes:

The market is updated twice per year in the event that market dynamics change.

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