According to data released Monday by Preqin, North America-based private equity- and venture capital-backed initial public offerings accounted for 61% of the number and 64% of the value of global public offerings year-to-date through Oct. 15. Since 2009, the number of North America-based private equity- and venture capital-backed IPOs have not exceeded 48% of the global total, or 44% of the value of offerings.