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IPO underpricing phenomenon: the evidence from the Warsaw Stock Exchange

Dorota Podedworna-Tarnowska () and Daniel Kaszy?ski ()
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Dorota Podedworna-Tarnowska: SGH Warsaw School of Economics
Daniel Kaszy?ski: SGH Warsaw School of Economics

No 9011477, Proceedings of International Academic Conferences from International Institute of Social and Economic Sciences

Abstract: The existence of underpricing effect in IPO has been investigated by a several studies conducted on the basis of stock exchanges in numerous countries. This phenomenon has been explained in the literature with the help of agency theory, signaling, cascading, behavioral theories among others. Numerous exogenous and endogenous factors of IPO underpricing has been identified in several empirical researches. The influence of these various determinants mostly depends upon different level of the capital market development, different structures of the markets, countries? specific regulation. The aim of this article is to present and investigate the degree of underpricing depending on the form of IPO: an issue of new shares in the shape of a public subscription, a sale of existing shares in the shape of a public subscription, a combination of both previous variants or an introducing shares into trading without sale offering. The research is based on the historical data available from the Warsaw Stock Exchange. The analysis is conducted among IPOs that took place over the period 2005-2018. The numerical results indicate the differential effect on the degree of underpricing effect in IPO resulting from various forms of IPO.

Keywords: IPO; underpricing; public subscription; share sale; share issue; listing (search for similar items in EconPapers)
JEL-codes: G11 G23 G32 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 1 page
Date: 2019-06
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Published in Proceedings of the Proceedings of the 45th International Academic Conference, London, Jun 2019, pages 225-225

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