• Education company GEMS shelves multibillion dollar London IPO, say sources: Reuters July 11, 2018 2:29 pm
    The initial public offering (IPO) of Blackstone-backed (BX.N), Middle East-focused education company GEMS has been shelved, sources told Reuters.
    Reuters News
  • PE-backed AFGlobal sets IPO pricing terms July 10, 2018 3:05 pm
    Houston-based AFGlobal, an original equipment manufacturer, has priced its IPO of 18.2 million shares at a price between $15 and $18 per share. The stock will trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “AFGL." Goldman Sachs, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and Piper Jaffray & Co. are the lead underwriters. AFGlobal's backers include First Reserve and The Carlyle Group.
    Iris Dorbian
  • PE-backed Tilray sets IPO pricing terms July 9, 2018 2:08 pm
    Canadian medical cannabis producer Tilray has priced its IPO of 9 million shares at a price between $14 and $16. The company is planning on trading its stock on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “TLRY.” Cowen and BMO Capital Markets are the lead underwriters. Tilray does not plan on trading the stock on any Canadian stock exchange. Tilray is a portfolio company of Privateer Holdings.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Wireless speaker maker Sonos files for IPO: Reuters July 6, 2018 5:51 pm
    Wireless speaker company Sonos Inc filed for an initial public offering on Friday, riding on the back of increasing popularity of streaming music though smartphone apps on connected audio systems, Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • Preparations for listing Aramco stalled: WSJ July 5, 2018 8:48 pm
    Public listing preparations of state-run Saudi Aramco have stalled, the Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday.
    Reuters News
  • Chinese online group Pinduoduo files for U.S. IPO: Reuters July 2, 2018 2:45 pm
    Chinese online group discounter Pinduoduo has filed with US authorities for an initial public offering (IPO) which, according to IFR, could raise up to $1 billion.
    Reuters News
  • VC-backed Tenable files for IPO June 29, 2018 9:29 pm
    Cybersecurity company Tenable has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock's pricing terms have yet to be set. Tenable plans on listing the stock on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "TENB." Morgan Stanley, J.P. Morgan, Allen & Company LLC and Deutsche Bank will serve as the lead underwriters. Tenable's backers include Accel, In-Q-Tel and Insight Venture Partners, according to Crunchbase.
    Iris Dorbian
  • GoodBulk pulls IPO June 29, 2018 4:17 pm
    Monaco-based GoodBulk, an owner and operator of dry bulk vessels, has pulled its IPO due to "adverse market conditions." The company had planned trading the stock on the NASDAQ. GoodBulk’s backers include CarVal Investors and Lantern Asset Management.
    Iris Dorbian
  • VC-backed Domo goes public June 29, 2018 4:13 pm
    Domo Inc, a developer of cloud-based enterprise software, has debuted its IPO after pricing its 9.2 million shares at $21 per share. The stock began trading June 29, 2018 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "DOMO." Morgan Stanley, Allen & Company LLC, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and UBS Securities LLC are the lead underwriters. Domo’s pre-IPO backers include Institutional Venture Partners, Benchmark Capital, BlackRock, TPG, Andreessen Horowitz and GGV.
    Iris Dorbian
  • China’s Xiaomi raises $4.72 billion after pricing HK IPO at bottom of range, say sources: Reuters June 29, 2018 2:47 pm
    China’s Xiaomi Corp (1810.HK) priced its Hong Kong initial public offering (IPO) at the bottom of an indicative range, raising $4.72 billion in the world’s biggest tech float in four years, people close to the transaction said on Friday.
    Iris Dorbian
  • VC-backed Tricida rolls out IPO June 28, 2018 5:01 pm
    South San Francisco, California-based Tricida Inc, a developer of oral drug therapies that treat patients with chronic kidney disease, has raised about $222.3 million for its IPO after pricing its 11.7 million shares at $19 per share. The stock began trading June 28, 2018 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "TCDA." Goldman Sachs, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Cowen and Company LLC are the lead underwriters. Tricida's pre-IPO backers include Wellington Management Company LLP, Venrock Healthcare Capital Partners, Cormorant Asset Management, OrbiMed, Longitude Capital, Sibling Capital Ventures, Limulus Venture Partners and Vivo Capital.
    Iris Dorbian
  • VC-backed medical device company Neuronetics debuts IPO June 28, 2018 4:59 pm
    Neuronetics, a medical device company, has gone public after pricing its IPO of 5.5 million shares at $17 per share. The stock began trading on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "STIM." Piper Jaffray & Co. and William Blair & Company LLC are the lead underwriters. Neuronetics' pre-IPO backers included Ascension Ventures, Accuitive Medical Ventures, GE Ventures, Interwest Partners, New Leaf Venture Partners, Onset Ventures, Polaris Venture Partners and Three Arch Partners.
    Iris Dorbian
  • VC-backed Forty Seven unveils IPO June 28, 2018 4:57 pm
    Menlo Park, California-based Forty Seven, a clinical stage immuno-oncology company, has debuted its IPO after pricing its over 7 million shares at $16 per share. The stock began trading June 28, 2018 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "FTSV." Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse are the lead underwriters. Forty Seven's pre-IPO backers include Wellington Management Company LLP, Clarus, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Sutter Hill Ventures and GV.
    Iris Dorbian
  • BrightView Holdings IPO priced at $22/share: Reuters June 28, 2018 4:55 pm
    The initial public offering of commercial landscaper BrightView Holdings Inc was priced at $22 per share, the company said on Wednesday, at the lower end of the projected range.
    Reuters News
  • VC-backed Translate Bio goes public June 28, 2018 2:03 pm
    Lexington, Massachusetts-based Translate Bio Inc, a messenger RNA therapeutics company, has raised about $121.6 million for its IPO after pricing its 9.35 million shares at $13 per share. The stock began trading June 28, 2018 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "TBIO." Citigroup, Leerink Partners and Evercore ISI are the lead underwriters. Translate Bio's pre-IPO backers include M Ventures, SR One, Leerink Partners, Partners Innovation Fund and Rock Springs Capital, according to Crunchbase.
    Iris Dorbian
  • BJ’s Wholesale prices IPO at $17 June 28, 2018 11:40 am
    BJ's Wholesale Club Holdings Inc said June 27 that it priced its IPO at 37.5 million shares at $17 each, the top of its $15 to $17 price range. The company is expected to begin trading on the NYSE on June 28 under the ticker “BJ.” BJ’s is backed by CVC Capital Partners and Leonard Green & Partners.
    Luisa Beltran
  • VC-backed Neon Therapeutics goes public June 27, 2018 3:33 pm
    Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Neon Therapeutics, an immuno-oncology company developing neoantigen-based therapeutic vaccines and T cell therapies to treat cancer, has debuted its IPO after pricing its 6.25 million shares at $16 per share. The stock began trading June 27, 2018 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "NTGN." Morgan Stanley, BofA Merrill Lynch and Mizuho Securities are the lead underwriters. Neon Therapeutics' pre-IPO backers include Partner Fund Management, Third Rock Ventures, Access Industries, Fidelity Management & Research Company, Wellington Management Company, Inbio Ventures and Nextech Invest.
    Iris Dorbian
  • KKR preps vending machine operator Selecta for $1 billion IPO, say sources: Reuters June 26, 2018 2:25 pm
    Buyout group KKR (KKR.N) has started preparations to list vending machine operator Selecta on the Swiss bourse as soon as the fourth quarter of 2018, people close to the matter said, adding to a flurry of major listings in the country.
    Reuters News
  • Investment bank China Renaissance seeks up to $800 million in IPO, say sources: Reuters June 25, 2018 2:38 pm
    China Renaissance Group, an investment bank led by one of the country’s most famed rainmakers, aims to raise as much as $800 million in a Hong Kong IPO, sources told Reuters.
    Reuters News
  • China’s Meituan Dianping files for Hong Kong IPO; seeks over $4 billion, say sources: Reuters June 25, 2018 2:35 pm
    China’s Meituan Dianping, an online food delivery-to-ticketing services platform, is bringing its initial public offering (IPO) to Hong Kong, where it aims to raise over $4 billion, sources told Reuters.
    Reuters News
  • Autolus goes public June 22, 2018 3:02 pm
    London-based Autolus, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing T-cell therapies, has raised about $150 million after pricing 8.8 million shares of its IPO at $17 per share. The stock began trading June 22, 2018 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “AUTL.” Goldman Sachs and Jefferies LLC are the lead underwriters. Autolus’pre-IPO backers include Arix Bioscience plc, Cormorant Asset Management, Nextech Invest, Syncona and Woodford Investment Management.
    Iris Dorbian
  • U.S. medical device firm electroCore IPO price set at $15 per share: Reuters June 22, 2018 2:30 pm
    U.S. medical device maker electroCore Inc’s initial public offering is expected to price at $15 per share, Chief Executive Officer Frank Amato told Reuters on Thursday.
    Reuters News
  • Xeris Pharmaceuticals goes public June 21, 2018 4:02 pm
    Chicago-based Xeris Pharmaceuticals Inc, a specialty pharmaceutical company, has raised $85.5 million for its IPO after pricing its 5.7 million shares at $15 per share. The stock began trading June 21, 2018 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "XERS." Jefferies, Leerink Partners, RBC Capital Markets and Mizuho Securities are the lead underwriters. Xeris Pharmaceuticals' pre-IPO backers include Merieux Developpement, Wild Basin Investments, Deerfield, Redmile Group and Texas Venture Labs, according to Crunchbase.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Magenta Therapeutics starts trading on the NASDAQ June 21, 2018 3:59 pm
    Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Magenta Therapeutics, a biotechnology company focused on developing new medicines “to bring the curative power of bone marrow transplant to more patients,” has raised about $100 million for its IPO after pricing its over 6.6 million shares at $15 per share. The stock began trading June 21, 2018 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MGTA." J.P. Morgan, Goldman Sachs and Cowen are the lead underwriters. Magenta's pre-IPO backers include Casdin Capital, EcoR1 Capital, Eventide Asset Management, Watermill Asset Management, Be the Match BioTherapies and Access Industries.
    Iris Dorbian
  • VC-backed Kezar Life Sciences unveils IPO June 21, 2018 3:56 pm
    South San Francisco-based Kezar Life Sciences, a biopharmaceutical company developing novel small molecule therapeutics, has raised about $75 million for its IPO after pricing its 5 million shares at $15 per share. The stock began trading June 21, 2018 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "KZR." Jefferies and Cowen are the lead underwriters. Kezar's pre-IPO backers include Cormorant Asset Management, Morningside Venture, Cowen Healthcare Investments, Pappas Ventures, Qiming Venture Partners, Bay City Capital, EcoR1 Capital, Omega Funds and Aju IB Investment.
    Iris Dorbian
  • VC-backed Avrobio rolls out IPO June 21, 2018 3:53 pm
    Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Avrobio, a developer of gene therapies for rare diseases, has raised $99.7 million for its IPO after pricing its over 5.2 million shares at $19 per share. The stock began trading June 21, 2018 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AVRO." Morgan Stanley, Cowen and Wells Fargo Securities are the lead underwriters. Avrobio's pre-IPO backers include Cormorant Asset Management, Surveyor Capital, Aisling, Brace Pharma Capital, Eventide Asset Management, Morningside, Atlas Venture, SV Health Investors and Clarus Ventures.
    Iris Dorbian
  • VC-backed Aptinyx goes public June 21, 2018 3:51 pm
    Aptinyx Inc, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing treatments for neurologic disorders, has debuted its IPO after pricing its near 6.4 million shares at $16 per share. The stock began trading June 21, 2018 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "APTX." J.P. Morgan, Cowen, Leerink Partners and BMO Capital Markets are the lead underwriters. Aptinyx's pre-IPO backers include Bain Capital Life Sciences, Adage Capital, Nan Fung Life Sciences, Rock Springs Capital, New Leaf Venture Partners, Frazier Healthcare Partners, Osage University Partners, Adams Street Partners and Beecken Petty O’Keefe & Company.
    Iris Dorbian
  • TPG-backed Cushman & Wakefield files to go public June 21, 2018 10:50 am
    Cushman & Wakefield, the real estate firm backed by TPG, has filed plans to go public, according to a June 20 SEC filing. Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan, Goldman Sachs and UBS Investment Bank are joint bookrunners on the deal, the filing said. Other Cushman investors include PAG Asia Capital and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan. Cushman didn’t list how many shares it would sell or their price range; that will come in future filings.
    Luisa Beltran
  • Canadian medical cannabis company Tilray files to go public June 20, 2018 5:47 pm
    Canadian medical cannabis producer Tilray has filed for an IPO. The company is planning on trading its stock on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "TLRY." The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock's pricing terms have yet to be set. Cowen and BMO Capital Markets will serve as lead underwriters. Tilray does not plan on trading the stock on any Canadian stock exchange. Tilray is a portfolio company of Privateer Holdings.
    Iris Dorbian
  • GoodBulk sets IPO pricing terms June 19, 2018 6:44 pm
    Monaco-based GoodBulk, an owner and operator of dry bulk vessels, has priced 8.5 million shares of its IPO between $15 and $17.50 per share. The stock will trade on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "GBLK." Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse are the lead underwriters. GoodBulk's backers include CarVal Investors and Lantern Asset Management.
    Iris Dorbian
  • SurveyMonkey confidentially files for IPO: Reuters June 18, 2018 5:52 pm
    U.S. online survey company SurveyMonkey on Monday said it had confidentially registered for an initial public offering with the Securities and Exchange Commission, through its parent SVMK Inc.
    Reuters News
  • BJ’s Wholesale sees IPO at $15-$17/share: Reuters June 18, 2018 3:24 pm
    BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc expects its initial public offering to be priced between $15 and $17 per share, giving the warehouse club operator a market capitalization of up to $2.15 billion, Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • Verrica Pharmaceuticals goes public June 15, 2018 3:24 pm
    West Chester, Pennsylvania-based Verrica Pharmaceuticals, a developer of products that treat skin diseases, has raised $75 million for its IPO after pricing its 5 million share at $15 per share. The stock began trading June 15, 2018 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "VRCA." BofA Merrill Lynch, Jefferies and Cowen are the lead underwriters. Verrica's pre-IPO backers include PBM Capital Group and OrbiMed.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Oerlikon planning drive systems IPO to fund expansion: Reuters June 15, 2018 2:30 pm
    OC Oerlikon (OERL.S) will sell shares of its drive systems business which makes transmissions for Lamborghini and Ferrari as it raises money to bolster its surfacing and textile machinery units, the Swiss technology group said on Friday.
    Reuters News
  • China’s Lufax targets $2 billion in fresh funding amid IPO delay, say sources: Reuters June 14, 2018 2:50 pm
    China’s Lufax aims to raise up to $2 billion in fresh funding, valuing one of the country’s largest online wealth management platforms at $40 billion, as it opts for private investment ahead of a delayed listing, sources told Reuters.
    Reuters News
  • Payments company Adyen evokes tech bubble as share price doubles on market debut: Reuters June 13, 2018 6:28 pm
    Adyen, (ADYEN_w.AS), which processes payments for Netflix (NFLX.O), Facebook (FB.O) and eBay (EBAY.O), saw its value double to $17 billion in a market debut on Wednesday reminiscent of the 1999 tech bubble, Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • Fuel cell start-up Bloom Energy files for IPO: Reuters June 13, 2018 2:51 pm
    Start-up Bloom Energy Corp, which makes fuel cell boxes that can power an entire building, filed for an initial public offering with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission late on Tuesday, Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • Home24 expected to price IPO at 23 euros per share, says bookrunner: Reuters June 12, 2018 2:53 pm
    German online furniture retailer Home24 is expected to price its initial public offering (IPO) at 23 euros a share, giving it a market value of 625 million euros ($737 million) including an overallotment option, following its stock market flotation, Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • Mercari chases growth overseas with $1.2 billion IPO, Japan’s biggest this year: Reuters June 11, 2018 3:29 pm
    Japanese flea market app operator Mercari Inc’s IPO is raising up to $1.2 billion in the nation’s biggest such share sale so far this year, as the firm seeks to replicate its domestic success overseas, especially in the money-losing U.S. market.
    Reuters News
  • Autolus sets IPO pricing terms June 11, 2018 3:25 pm
    London-based Autolus, a biopharmaceutical company focused on developing and commercializing T-cell therapies, is expecting to price its IPO of 7.8 million shares at between $15 and $17 per share. The stock will trade on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "AUTL." Goldman Sachs and Jefferies LLC are serving as lead underwriters. Autolus’ backers include Arix Bioscience plc, Cormorant Asset Management, Nextech Invest, Syncona and Woodford Investment Management.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Gene therapy company MeiraGTx debuts IPO June 8, 2018 3:03 pm
    MeiraGTx Holdings plc, a gene therapy company, has raised $75 million for its IPO after pricing its 5 million shares at $15 per share. The stock began trading June 8, 2018 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "MGTX." BofA Merrill Lynch, Barclays and Evercore ISI are the lead underwriters. MeiraGTx's pre-IPO backers include Essex Bio-Technology, according to Crunchbase.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Bridgepoint mulls IPO of Polish Smyk toys and clothes stores, say sources: Reuters June 8, 2018 3:00 pm
    London-based private equity group Bridgepoint is considering an Initial Public Offering (IPO) of Smyk in Warsaw, a children’s apparel and toy store chain, sources told Reuters.
    Reuters News
  • Dutch fintech Adyen valued at up to $8.3 billion as investors seek shares: Reuters June 5, 2018 2:47 pm
    The listing of Adyen, the Dutch firm whose payments processing technology is used by Facebook and Netflix, got off to a strong start on Tuesday when investor demand for its shares covered those on offer within an hour, Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • VC-backed Domo files to go public June 4, 2018 5:47 pm
    Domo Inc, a developer of cloud-based enterprise software, has filed for an IPO. The number of shares that will be sold as well as the stock's pricing terms have yet to be set. The stock will trade under the ticker symbol "DOMO." Morgan Stanley, Allen & Company LLC, Credit Suisse Securities (USA) LLC and UBS Securities are the lead underwriters. Domo's backers include Institutional Venture Partners, Benchmark Capital, BlackRock, TPG, Andreessen Horowitz and GGV.
    Iris Dorbian
  • China’s Xiaomi plans $3 bln CDRs in blockbuster July IPO, say sources: Reuters June 4, 2018 5:44 pm
    Chinese smartphone and connected device maker Xiaomi plans to raise up to 30 percent of its blockbuster $10 billion IPO by selling shares in mainland China while offering the remainder in Hong Kong, sources told Reuters.
    Reuters News
  • Germany’s Home24 to have market value of up to 650 mln euros post-IPO: Reuters June 1, 2018 5:55 pm
    German online furniture retailer Home24 has set the price range for its initial public offering (IPO) at 19.50 to 24.50 euros, which would give it a market value of 530 million to 650 million euros ($618-758 mln) following its stock market flotation, Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • VC-backed medical device company Neuronetics files to go public June 1, 2018 3:13 pm
    Malvern, Pennsylvania-based Neuronetics, a medical device company focused on improving the quality of life for patients who suffer from psychiatric disorders, has filed for an IPO. Neuronetics will trade the stock on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "STIM." Piper Jaffray & Co and William Blair & Company are serving as the lead underwriters. The investors included Ascension Ventures, Accuitive Medical Ventures, GE Ventures, Interwest Partners, New Leaf Venture Partners, Onset Ventures, Polaris Venture Partners and Three Arch Partners.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Vitol to float Viva Energy stake in $2.3 billion IPO, say sources: Reuters May 29, 2018 3:39 pm
    Global energy trader Vitol [VITOLV.UL] and its partners plan to float their Australian Viva Energy business, potentially worth nearly A$5 billion ($3.8 billion), in July, sources told Reuters.
    Reuters News
  • Brazilian electronics company Multilaser files for IPO: Reuters May 25, 2018 2:09 pm
    Brazilian electronics company Multilaser Industrial SA on Thursday filed for regulatory clearance to launch an initial public offering, according to a securities filing.
    Reuters News
  • VC-backed Scholar Rock debuts IPO May 24, 2018 3:25 pm
    Scholar Rock, a biotech company focused on developing medicines that treat serious diseases, has raised over $75 million for its IPO after pricing its 5.36 million shares at $14 per share. The stock began trading May 24, 2018 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol of “SRRK." Jefferies LLC, Cowen and Company LLC and BMO Capital Markets Corp are the lead underwriters. Scholar Rock's pre-IPO investors included Invus, Redmile Group, Polaris Partners, ARCH Venture Partners, EcoR1 Capital, The Kraft Group, Fidelity Management and Research Company and Cormorant Asset Management.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Biopharma company Kiniksa goes public May 24, 2018 3:20 pm
    Bermuda and Lexington, Massachusetts-based Kiniksa Pharmaceuticals, a biopharmaceutical company, has raised about $152.6 million for its IPO after pricing its over 8.4 million shares at $18 per share. The stock began trading May 24, 2018 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “KNSA.” Goldman Sachs and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC are the lead underwriters. Kiniksa's pre-IPO backers included Baker Brothers and Arrowpoint Funds.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Payments firm Adyen plans June listing amid flurry of deals: Reuters May 24, 2018 2:40 pm
    Adyen, a Dutch company that processes payments for Airbnb, Uber, Spotify and Netflix, plans to list on the Amsterdam stock exchange in June in the midst of a wave of dealmaking in the digital payments industry, Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • French car parts distributor Autodis suspends planned IPO: Reuters May 23, 2018 5:05 pm
    French spare car parts distributor Autodis said on Wednesday it had decided to suspend its planned initial public offering due to a “cautious” market environment.
    Reuters News
  • Goldman-backed GS Acquisition files for IPO of up to $600 million: Reuters May 21, 2018 2:36 pm
    Blank-check company GS Acquisition Holdings Corp, which is sponsored by an affiliate of Goldman Sachs Group (GS.N), filed on Friday for an initial public offering of up to $600 million, Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • German online furniture retailer Home24 plans IPO: Reuters May 18, 2018 3:15 pm
    Germany’s Home24 is planning a stock market listing in Frankfurt aiming to raise up to 200 million euros ($236 million), the online furniture retailer said on Friday.
    Reuters News
  • BJ’s Wholesale files to return to public market: Reuters May 17, 2018 5:51 pm
    Warehouse club operator BJ’s Wholesale Club Holdings Inc has filed with U.S. regulators to return to the public market, undeterred by a downturn in the retail sector, Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • Online education company PluralSight goes public May 17, 2018 1:58 pm
    PluralSight Inc, an online education company, has raised $310.5 million for its IPO after pricing its 20.7 million shares at $15 per share. The stock began trading May 17, 2018 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "PS." Morgan Stanley and J.P. Morgan Securities LLC are the lead underwriters. PluralSight is backed by Insight Venture Partners.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Polyphor prices IPO at 38 Sfr per share: Reuters May 15, 2018 3:06 pm
    Polyphor (POLN.S) has priced shares in its initial public offering (IPO) at 38 Swiss francs ($37.95) each, the biotech company said on Tuesday, confirming an earlier report by Reuters.
    Reuters News
  • Trinity Merger Corp debuts IPO May 15, 2018 3:02 pm
    Trinity Merger Corp, a SPAC formed by Trinity Real Estate Investments, has raised $300 million for its IPO after pricing its 30 million units at $10 per share. The stock began trading May 15, 2018 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "TMCXU." B. Riley FBR Inc is the underwriter.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Learning platform PluralSight raises IPO price on high demand: Reuters May 15, 2018 2:16 pm
    Online education company PluralSight Inc on Tuesday raised the anticipated price range for its initial public offering by $2, valuing the company at nearly $2 billion at the higher end, Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • NEA considering large portfolio secondary sale, reports says May 14, 2018 6:49 pm
    New Enterprise Associates is reportedly moving to sell a large piece of its portfolio in an effort to return capital to its limited partners, according to a news report in The Wall Street Journal.
    Mark Boslet
  • Japanese marketplace app Mercari launches $1.1 billion IPO: Reuters May 14, 2018 3:31 pm
    Flea market app operator Mercari Inc has received approval for an initial public offering in Tokyo that will raise up to $1.1 billion, a regulatory filing showed on Monday, giving investors a rare chance to buy into a Japanese unicorn.
    Reuters News
  • Virgin Mobile Middle East raises $30 million in pre-IPO financing: Reuters May 14, 2018 2:25 pm
    Virgin Mobile Middle East and Africa (VMMEA), part-owned by British entrepreneur Richard Branson’s Virgin Group, has raised $30 million via Islamic bonds ahead of a proposed initial public offering, Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • Chinese gaming firm Huya prices IPO in New York at $12 per share, say source: Reuters May 11, 2018 2:11 pm
    The initial public offering of Chinese game-streaming platform Huya Inc on the New York Stock Exchange was priced at $12 per share, a source told Reuters, at the upper-end of the indicated price range.
    Reuters News
  • AXA’s U.S. arm raises $2.75 billion in IPO, misses target: Reuters May 10, 2018 2:29 pm
    French insurer AXA SA’s (AXAF.PA) initial public offering (IPO) of its U.S. division raised $2.75 billion on Wednesday by pricing at $20 per share, below its targeted range of $24-$27 per share, the company said.
    Reuters News
  • Spain’s Azora suspends IPO citing Blackstone’s Hispania deal: Reuters May 10, 2018 2:27 pm
    Property manager Azora Altus (AZRA.MC) is dropping its planned market debut and postponing a listing on the Spanish stock exchange amid uncertainty arising from Blackstone’s (BX.N) bid for its Hispania (HIS.MC) real-estate business, Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • Cyber security firm Avast falls in LSE’s biggest debut of the year: Reuters May 10, 2018 10:38 am
    Cyber security firm Avast (AVST.L) shares were down 2.6 percent in early trade on Thursday in the London Stock Exchange’s biggest debut in almost a year, Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • Chinese fashion e-commerce firm Meili seeks $500 million in U.S. IPO, say sources: Reuters May 9, 2018 3:37 pm
    Chinese fashion-focused e-commerce platform Meili Inc is seeking $500 million in an initial public offering targeted for the second half of this year, sources told Reuters.
    Reuters News
  • VC-backed Evelo Biosciences goes public May 9, 2018 3:35 pm
    Cambridge, Massachusetts-based Evelo Biosciences, a biotech company, has raised $85 million for its IPO after pricing its 5.3 million shares at $16 per share. The stock began trading May 9, 2018 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "EVLO." Morgan Stanley, Cowen and BMO Capital Markets are the lead underwriters. Evelo's pre-IPO backers included Flagship Pioneering, GV, Celgene, Mayo Clinic and Alexandria Venture Investments.
    Iris Dorbian
  • Cyber security firm Avast poised to list at 250 pence at bottom of price range: Reuters May 9, 2018 3:31 pm
    Private equity-backed cyber security firm Avast [IPO-AVAS.L] is set to price its initial public offering at 250 pence a share, a bookrunner source on the deal said on Wednesday, at the bottom of a 250-270 pence price range set earlier, Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • SurveyMonkey taps JPMorgan to lead IPO, say sources: Reuters May 9, 2018 2:33 pm
    U.S. online survey company SurveyMonkey Inc has hired investment bank JPMorgan Chase & Co (JPM.N) to help lead preparations for an initial public offering (IPO) that could come later this year, sources told Reuters.
    Reuters News
  • UK biotech firm Autolus joins CAR-T rush with Nasdaq IPO filing: Reuters May 8, 2018 3:47 pm
    Autolus Therapeutics, a small British company developing cell therapy treatments, is to join the swelling ranks of listed biotech companies using the new anti-cancer technology with a planned IPO on Nasdaq, Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • Sweden’s iZettle to list this year, eyes profit in 2020: Reuters May 8, 2018 3:01 pm
    Fast-growing financial technology business iZettle is set to be one of the biggest European fintech companies to list after announcing plans on Tuesday to join the Nasdaq Stockholm stock exchange this year, Reuters reported.
    Reuters News
  • Springer Nature IPO likely to be cheaper and smaller than original target: Reuters May 8, 2018 2:51 pm
    The market debut of Springer Nature (SPGG.DE) will likely value the publisher of science magazines Nature and Scientific American at 3.2 billion euros ($3.8 bln), less than originally targeted, one of the bookrunners organizing the deal said. UPDATE: The Frankfurt listing scheduled for this Wednesday has been cancelled due to weak investor demand.
    Reuters News
  • Germany’s Onlineprinters plans autumn IPO to fund expansion, say sources: Reuters May 7, 2018 5:55 pm
    Private equity-owned German print firm Onlineprinters is planning a stock market listing in autumn to fund its expansion abroad, sources told Reuters.
    Reuters News
  • OC Oerlikon prepares IPO for drives division, say sources: Reuters May 4, 2018 6:15 pm
    Swiss technology group OC Oerlikon (OERL.S) is preparing to list its drive systems business by the middle of the year, aiming to raise cash for other parts of its business, sources told Reuters.
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  • PE-backed Construction Partners goes public May 4, 2018 2:20 pm
    Dothan, Alabama-based Construction Partners Inc, a civil infrastructure company, has debuted its IPO after pricing its 11.25 million shares at $12 per share. The stock began trading May 4,2018 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "ROAD." Baird, Raymond James and Stephens Inc are the lead underwriters. Construction Partners is a portfolio company of SunTx Capital Partners.
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  • VC-backed Carbon Black debuts IPO May 4, 2018 2:17 pm
    Waltham, Massachusetts-based Carbon Black, a provider of next-generation endpoint security solutions, has raised $152 million for its IPO after pricing its 8 million shares at $19 per share. The stock began trading May 4, 2018 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "CBLK." Morgan Stanley and J.P. Morgan are the lead underwriters. Carbon Black's pre-IPO backers include Atlas Capital, Highland Capital Partners, Sequoia Capital, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and .406 Ventures.
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  • Vivo Energy, Vitol’s Africa venture, floats with 2 billion pound valuation: Reuters May 4, 2018 2:14 pm
    Vivo Energy PLC launched on the London Stock Exchange on Friday with a valuation of nearly 2 billion pounds ($2.7 billion), the largest London IPO so far this year and the largest Africa-focused IPO in more than a decade, Reuters reported.
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  • French building materials group Consolis prepares autumn float, say sources: Reuters May 4, 2018 2:07 pm
    Private equity-owned French building materials company Consolis is preparing for a stock market flotation in the European autumn as is hopes to take advantage of robust equities markets and a rebound of the French construction industry, sources told Reuters.
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  • VC-backed Unity Biotechnology goes public May 3, 2018 3:08 pm
    Brisbane, California-based Unity Biotechnology Inc, a developer of treatments that prevent, halt, or reverse numerous diseases of aging, has raised $85 million for its IPO after pricing its 5 million shares at $17 per share. The stock began trading May 3, 2018 on the NASDAQ under the ticker symbol "UBX." Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Citigroup are serving as the underwriters. Unity's pre-IPO backers include EcoR1 Capital Fund, 6 Dimensions Capital, Altitude Life Science Ventures, Fidelity Management & Research Company, Baillie Gifford, Partner Fund Management, Pivotal Alpha Limited, Invus Opportunities, ARCH Venture Partners, Venrock, Founders Fund and the Longevity Fund.
    Iris Dorbian
  • China’s Xiaomi picks Hong Kong for $10 billion IPO, lifts lid on financials: Reuters May 3, 2018 2:52 pm
    Chinese smartphone and connected device maker Xiaomi is bringing its blockbuster initial public offering to Hong Kong, where it could raise about $10 billion in the largest listing globally in almost four years, Reuters reported.
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  • Tencent Music invites banks to pitch for role in up to $4 billion U.S. IPO: IFR April 30, 2018 2:13 pm
    Tencent Music Entertainment Group, China’s largest music-streaming company, has invited investment banks to pitch next week for a role in a U.S. IPO worth up to $4 billion, IFR reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the plans.
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  • AXA prices U.S. arm’s IPO at $24-27/per share, launches bonds: Reuters April 27, 2018 2:22 pm
    French insurer AXA (AXAF.PA) on Thursday priced the forthcoming initial public offering (IPO) of its U.S. division at $24-27 per share, in a deal that could value the part of the business being listed on the market at $3.5 billion, Reuters reported.
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  • Brazil shoemaker Dass cancels IPO on weak demand, says source: Reuters April 27, 2018 2:19 pm
    Brazilian shoemaker Dass Nordeste Calçados e Artigos Esportivos SA has decided to cancel its initial public offering because of weak demand, a source told Reuters.
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  • Ping An’s Good Doctor unit raises $1.1 billion in Hong Kong IPO, say sources: Reuters April 27, 2018 2:17 pm
    Ping An’s Good Doctor online healthcare platform has raised $1.12 billion in its initial public offering, pricing its shares at the top of its range in Hong Kong’s largest new listing this year, sources told Reuters.
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  • Ceridian HCM IPO raises $462 mln: Bloomberg April 26, 2018 11:15 am
    Ceridian HCM Holdings, a portfolio company of Thomas H. Lee Partners, has raised $462 million with its IPO, Bloomberg is reporting. Ceridian HCM priced 21 million shares at $22 each, above its $19 to $21 range, the story said. Ceridian provides human capital management software.
    Luisa Beltran
  • Cyber security firm Avast targets $4.5 billion valuation in IPO: Reuters April 26, 2018 10:45 am
    Private equity-backed cyber security firm Avast is targeting a market capitalization of between 2.5 billion and 3.2 billion pounds ($3.5-4.5 billion) in its initial public offering (IPO), potentially the biggest London listing since July, Reuters reported.
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  • Apollo Global plans IPO for Diamond Resorts: Wall Street Journal April 23, 2018 10:58 am
    Apollo Global Management is planning to take Diamond Resorts public in the coming months, the Wall Street Journal reported. Diamond Resorts has filed confidentially with the Securities and Exchange Commission and is expected to start trading in June or July, the story said. The company could seek a valuation of around $4 billion, the WSJ said.
    Luisa Beltran
  • Silver Lake-backed Pivotal goes public, shares rise 4.8 pct April 20, 2018 9:12 pm
    Pivotal Software went public on the New York Stock Exchange Friday, April 20 after raising $555 million. Shares of Pivotal rose by 73 cents, or 4.87 percent, to close at $15.73 on volume of 24.7 million shares. Pivotal priced 37 million shares at $15 each. The enterprise software company is backed by Dell Technologies, EMC Corp, Silver Lake, General Electric, VMware and Ford Motor Corp, according to an SEC filing.
    Luisa Beltran
  • Uber picks VMware’s Zane Rowe as CFO: Bloomberg April 19, 2018 10:30 am
    Uber Technologies Inc has picked VMware Inc’s (VMW.N) Zane Rowe as the top candidate for chief financial officer to lead preparations for the ride-hailing company’s initial public offering in 2019, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.
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  • Docusign sets IPO terms April 18, 2018 11:11 am
    Docusign has set terms for its forthcoming IPO. The digital signature company plans to sell 21.7 million shares at $24 to $26 each, a regulatory filing said. Of the 21.7 million, Docusign is offering about 16.06 million shares, while selling stockholders are providing 5.6 million, the filing said. Docusign plans to trade on the Nasdaq under the ticker “DOCU.”
    Luisa Beltran
  • Varo Energy cancels plans for IPO on Euronext: Reuters April 11, 2018 3:28 pm
    Varo Energy BV said on Tuesday it had decided not to proceed with plans for a flotation on the Euronext stock exchange in Amsterdam, citing poor market conditions.
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  • British retailer The Works gears up for $142 million IPO, say sources: Reuters April 11, 2018 3:26 pm
    Britain’s The Works is planning a stock market flotation that could value the discount gift and stationery chain at about 100 million pounds ($142 million), sources told Reuters.
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  • Global Blue targets pre-summer Amsterdam listing, say sources: Reuters April 10, 2018 3:00 pm
    Shopping tax refund firm Global Blue targets a pre-summer stock market listing in Amsterdam as it seeks to take advantage of robust equities valuations, sources told Reuters.
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  • China’s Sinochem hires banks for $2 billion IPO of oil assets, say sources: Reuters April 10, 2018 2:57 pm
    China’s Sinochem Group has hired seven banks to manage a $2 billion Hong Kong stock listing of its key oil assets, three people said, as the state-owned firm shifts to higher-value businesses, including petrochemicals production, Reuters reported.
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  • Dutch payments company Adyen eyes June IPO, say sources: Reuters April 9, 2018 5:58 pm
    Adyen, a Dutch company that processes payments for companies including Airbnb, Uber, Spotify and Netflix, is eyeing a stock market listing in June that could value it at 6-9 billion euros ($7-$11 billion), sources told Reuters.
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  • Aston Martin plans to appoint three banks to prepare 4 billion pounds float, says source: Reuters April 9, 2018 2:31 pm
    Aston Martin is preparing to appoint three banks to manage a possible London stock market listing of the luxury car manufacturer that could value it at between 4 billion pounds and 5 billion pounds ($5.6 billion to $7 billion), a source told Reuters.
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  • Ceva, Polyphor announce float plans in busy Swiss IPO market: Reuters April 9, 2018 2:25 pm
    Transport firm Ceva Logistics announced a flotation on Monday to cut debt and drugmaker Polyphor outlined its listing plans to raise cash for the development of pipeline hopefuls, extending this year’s run of Swiss stock offerings, Reuters reported.
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  • Dell’s Pivotal Software expects IPO to raise up to $592 million: Reuters April 9, 2018 2:20 pm
    Pivotal Software Inc, a division of Dell Technologies Inc, said on Monday it expects its initial public offering of 37 million Class A shares to raise up to $592 million, Reuters reported.
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