In the third quarter of 2013, Russell announced the addition of 110 initial public offerings (IPOs) to its global indexes, which included 47 additions to the U.S. Broad-Market Russell 3000 Index and 63 additions to the Russell Global ex-U.S. Index.
The U.S. index additions included seven companies added to the large-cap Russell 1000 Index, 34 introduced to the small-cap Russell 2000 Index and six added to the Russell Microcap Index.
IPOs added to the Russell Global ex-U.S. Index span 32 developed-market countries and 31 emerging market countries. China was the biggest contributor, with 10 IPOs added, the press release said. Meanwhile, seven of the IPOs were from Indonesia and six were from Singapore. Thailand and Canada each saw five IPOs added.