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Global IPOs Blow Past $600 Billion Mark in Best Year on Record

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Global initial public offerings have smashed their previous record this year, propelled by a blank-check boom and companies cashing in on high valuations.

With six weeks to go, about 2,850 businesses and special purpose acquisition companies have raised more than $600 billion in IPOs, leaving the records for both deal count and proceeds reached in 2007 in the dust, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.