Corporate Connect Series on "The role of investment banks in recent IPOs"

March 25, 2019: The CDC hosted a Corporate Connect Series session in collaboration with Assistant Professor Economics and Mathematics, Dr. Sana Tauseef at the IBA Karachi main campus.

The head of Investment Banking at Faysal Bank Limited, Ms. Tayyaba Sana was invited to conduct a session with MBA students. Ms. Tayyaba talked about "The role of investment banks in recent IPOs".

Ms. Tayyaba informed the students about listing of new companies and offer of shares through IPOs and book-building. She further elaborated on the methods used for IPOs, book-building and underwriting by finance analysts. The role of Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) and Securities & Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) in approving the IPO of shares was also discussed in detail. The speaker shared different aspects of pursuing a career in the finance industry.

The session ended with a short analysis of the effect of investor behavior on the issues of new stocks.