In 2022, the IPO market and equity capital markets in general in Luxembourg followed a similar trend as the broader European market. 2022 brought a lot of uncertainty and geopolitical instability as markets needed to cope with rising inflation, aggressive interest rate hikes, a war in Ukraine, and an energy crisis in Europe – all leading to recession fears.
Against this backdrop, the traditional IPO market remained largely closed in Europe. The Grand Duchy still remains a very stable jurisdiction to do business in, and thus is still considered a jurisdiction of choice for activities in the IPO and equity capital markets.
To learn more about the IPO process, listing requirements and potential risks, please read the chapter below!