FACTBOX - Alibaba's U.S. IPO set to top list of biggest tech deals

Wed May 7, 2014 10:02am IST

An employee sits next to a logo of Alibaba during a media tour organised by government officials at the company's headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, June 20, 2012. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/Files

An employee sits next to a logo of Alibaba during a media tour organised by government officials at the company's headquarters on the outskirts of Hangzhou, Zhejiang province, June 20, 2012.

Credit: Reuters/Carlos Barria/Files

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REUTERS - Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd IPO-ALIB.N filed on Tuesday for an initial public offering (IPO) in the United States. The deal is expected to surpass Facebook Inc's (FB.O) $16 billion IPO to top the list of biggest technology listings.

Following are the 10 biggest IPOs from technology companies.

ISSUER DATE PROCEEDS

($ bln)

Facebook Inc (FB.O) May 17, 2012 16.00

Infineon Technologies AG (IFXGn.DE) March 13, 2000 5.85

Agere Systems Inc March 27, 2001 4.14

Japan Display Inc (6740.T) March 10, 2014 3.24

World Online BV March 15, 2000 2.81

T-Online International AG April 17, 2000 2.73

Unitech Computer (2414.TW) Dec. 13, 1997 2.34

KPMG Consulting Inc Feb. 7, 2001 2.33

Verisk Analytics Inc (VRSK.O) Oct 6, 2009 2.16

Twitter Inc (TWTR.N) Nov 6, 2013 2.09

Source: Thomson Reuters

(Reporting by Elzio Barreto; Editing by Ian Geoghegan)

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