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World's 20 biggest IPOs

Last updated on: July 23, 2012 10:17 IST

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Many companies go public by launching IPOs (initial public offering), but not all turn out to be roaring success.

Let's take a look at 20 best performing IPOs since 2008.

Source: Business Insider

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Michael Kors Holdings

Country of Issuance: US

90-Day Total Return: 143.75 per cent

Industry: Retail

What they do: Produce and market luxury lifestyle goods

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China Hainan Rubber Industry

Country of Issuance: China

90-Day Total Return: 120.53 per cent

Industry: Chemicals

What they do: Produce and sell natural rubber

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Korea Aerospace Industries

Country of Issuance: South Korea

90-Day Total Return: 112.26 per cent

Industry: Aerospace/Defence

What they do: Produce aircraft, helicopters and satellites

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Sinopharm Group

Country of Issuance: Hong Kong

90-Day Total Return: 66.56 per cent

Industry: Pharmaceuticals

What they do: Produce distribution services for pharmaceuticals

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Pandora

Country of Issuance: Denmark

90-Day Total Return: 63.33 per cent

Industry: Retail

What they do: Produce hand finished and modern jewellery

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Malaysia Marine

Country of Issuance: Malaysia

90-Day Total Return: 62.33 per cent

Industry: Oil and gas services

What they do: Povide services and machinery for the oil and gas sectors

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Founder Securities

Country of Issuance: China

90-Day Total Return: 59.74 per cent

Industry: Diversified Financials

What they do: Povide consulting, trading, brokerage and advisory services for securities

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National Petrochemical

Country of Issuance: Saudi Arabia

90-Day Total Return: 58.50 per cent

Industry: Chemicals

What they do: Manufacture polyethylene, polypropylene, polystyrene and hexane

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Jihua Group

Country of Issuance: China

90-Day Total Return: 54.86 per cent

Industry: Aerospace/Defence

What they do: Produce munitions, uniforms, footwear and protective tools for China's military and police

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Mongolian Mining

Country of Issuance: Hong Kong

90-Day Total Return: 50.14 per cent

Industry: Coal

What they do: Produce coke coal in Mongolia

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HRT Participacoes Em Petrleo

Country of Issuance: Brazil

90-Day Total Return: 49.58 per cent

Industry: Oil and Gas

What they do: Oil and gas exploration and production

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China Zhongwang Holdings

Country of Issuance: Hong Kong

90-Day Total Return: 43.14 per cent

Industry: Fabricated Metal/Hardware

What they do: Produce aluminium products for trains, cars, trucks, planes and boats

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China Everbright Bank

Country of Issuance: China

90-Day Total Return: 39.68 per cent

Industry: Fabricated Banks

What they do: Provide commercial banking services

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Sichuan Kelun Pharmaceutical

Country of Issuance: China

90-Day Total Return: 38.71 per cent

Industry: Pharmaceuticals

What they do: Manufacture pharmaceutical products

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Emlak Konut Gayrimenkul Yatirim

Country of Issuance: Turkey

90-Day Total Return: 38.24 per cent

Industry: Real Estate

What they do: Develops residential properties in Turkey

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Mail.RU Group

Country of Issuance: Britain

90-Day Total Return: 37.87 per cent

Industry: Internet

What they do: Provides Internet services in Russia

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Verisk Analytics

Country of Issuance: US

90-Day Total Return: 35.68 per cent

Industry: Commercial Services

What they do: Provides risk assessment services and decision analytics

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Statoil fuel and retail

Country of Issuance: Norway

90-Day Total Return: 34.74 per cent

Industry: Oil and gas

What they do: Provides oil and gas

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Swift Transportation

Country of Issuance: US

90-Day Total Return: 34.73 per cent

Industry: Transportation

What they do: Provides logistics and transportation services

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Zynga

Country of Issuance: US

90-Day Total Return: 33.50 per cent

Industry: Internet

What they do: Provides social media gaming


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