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Industrials

Largest ASX IPO of an Australian building products company

~$A919 million1 ASX listing of Reliance Worldwide Corporation.

Sector Industrials
Sub-sector Construction
Location Australia

Opportunity

Global plumbing fittings manufacturer, Reliance Worldwide Corporation, was listed on the ASX in April 2016 at an attractive valuation of 21.0x FY17 P/E2, which represents the highest listing multiple achieved by a building products company on the ASX.

Macquarie Capital’s strong building products credentials and unparalleled ECM track record in executing high P/E2 IPOs ensured an experienced team was advising Reliance’s shareholders.


Approach

Macquarie Capital acted as joint lead manager and joint bookrunner on the IPO.

A successfully executed cornerstone strategy, which generated strong momentum prior to launch, combined with Macquarie’s deep relationships with global and domestic investors, helped deliver an outstanding outcome for the company.

Outcome

Heavily oversubscribed IPO by investors.

Traded up

Winner of the IPO of the Year award by FinanceAsia in 2016

Largest-ever1

ASX IPO of an Australian building products company

IPO of the Year3

Winner of the IPO of the Year award by FinanceAsia in 2016

1. Amount raised in the IPO. Excludes the value of shares retained by GSA Group (30% of SOI).
2. Price/Earnings.
3. Dealogic.