2Q 2014 saw a total of 60 PE-backed IPOs, the most of any quarter since 4Q 2006. The surge can be attributed to a variety of causes, one of which is the boom in public markets as a whole, which made IPOs more attractive as an exit choice. Furthermore, PE-backed IPOs in 2Q 2014 benefited from sector diversity. B2C had 18 and B2B 16, while financial services racked up nine and healthcare seven.
Here are the largest PE-backed IPOs of the quarter: