The primary market remained active during 2014 with over Rs.77. 7 Billion being raised through equity and debt IPO’s, rights issues, and private placements. During the course of 2014 there have been five Equity IPO’s, one Equity Introduction and 20 Debt IPO’s. The five equity IPO’s raised a total of Rs. 2,693.8 Million, the highest since 2011.
The market is also performing positively in comparison to global markets; being within the top six best performing markets internationally and within the top five best performing markets in the region, with the ASPI showing a year to date growth of 23.4 per-cent.