World's Largest IPOs: The ten largest public offerings in history
Financial analysts believe that if Facebook files for an initial public offering, something that the company could file for this week, it could be the biggest one in history. Business Week lists these as the ten biggest public offerings to date.
#1 - ICBC
The leader in the clubhouse is the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, which raised a staggering $19.1 billion in a 2006 IPO.