Singapore's CapitaMalls Asia shares debuted 8.5 percent higher as the city state's biggest public offering in 16 years raised $2.02 billion for parent CapitaLand Southeast Asia's biggest developer.

Companies in Asia are leading the IPO charge, looking to cash into a rally that has lifted the region's stocks .MSCIAPJ by almost two thirds this year.

Following are the 10 largest IPOs in the world this year (US$ billions).

      AMOUNT           ISSUER                       NATION     DATE          
1.   8.07   Banco Santander Brasil SA              Brazil     Jun10 
2.   7.34  China State Construction Engineering Corp China Jul24 
3.   5.00# Metallurgical Corp of China           China     Sep17  
4.  4.33  Visanet                                        Brazil      Jun30 
5.   3.9   China Minsheng Banking  Corp       China      Nov26 
6.    3.3   Maxis                                         Malaysia   Nov19  
7.   2.5   Sands China  1298.HK                     Macau      Nov30
8.   2.16  Verisk Analytics Inc                          U.S.       Oct6     
9.   2.09 Polska Grupa Energetyczna SA PGEPa.WA     Poland    Oct27  
10.  2.02  CapitaMalls Asia                            Singapore  Nov25  
 # Combined Hong Kong/Shanghai listings
 (Reporting by Gillian Murdoch; Editing by Valerie Lee)