Edmond Chan, Partner at PwC, says improving market sentiment and a high pipeline backlog will boost IPO activity in 2014.» Read More
Dec 11- Food services provider Aramark Holdings Corp raised $725 million from its initial public offering after its shares were priced at the low end of its planned $20 to $23 price range, an underwriter told Reuters.
Dec 11- Hilton Worldwide Inc, the world's largest hotel operator, raised roughly $2.34 billion in its IPO on Wednesday after pricing shares toward the high end of the range. Backed by private equity and real estate firm Blackstone Group LP, Hilton priced its shares at $20. They had offered 112.8 million shares at an expected range of $18 to $21.
CNBC's Simon Hobbs provides insight into Hilton's IPO, and how the hotel held up since the industry crash in 2008. The FMHR traders "want in" on the stock.
Want to get rich? Invest in things that rich people buy—including $3,000 ski jackets. Moncler, the Milan-based maker of stylish puffy jackets is about to go public.
Autohome, controlled by Australian phone company Telstra Corp Ltd, raised $133 million after its initial public offering was priced at $17 per share, above the expected range. Telstra, which sees Asia as a growth market, got control of Autohome in 2008, when it bought a majority stake in the company that owned the auto website and two technology retail websites.
CNBC's Bob Pisani reports on what's moving in the markets and why the Chinese IPOs are hot.
Rachael Rothman, Susquehanna Financial Group analyst, and Jon Oh, CLSA research analyst, discuss the IPO and how Hilton's business model stacks up against its competitors.
Dec 11- Shares of Autohome Inc, an owner of Chinese auto websites, rose as much as 83 percent in their U.S. market debut, valuing the company at about $3.2 billion. Autohome, controlled by Australia's largest phone company Telstra Corp Ltd, raised $133 million after its initial public offering was priced at $17 per share, above the expected range.
CNBC's Bob Pisani reports Autohome has opened for trading, and explains what the company does and how they make money.
Autohome CEO James Zhi Qin, discusses his company's IPO, which priced above the expected range and will trade under the symbol "ATHM."
Chinese automotive information provider Autohome Inc. priced its initial public offering of 7.8 million American depository shares at $17 each for total proceeds of $132.9 million. The shares priced above their previously projected range of $12 to $14.
*Alibaba still hoping to list in Hong Kong. HONG KONG, Dec 11- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said on Wednesday it is seeking to extend the draw-down period of an $8 billion loan from January next year, a move people familiar with the e-commerce company's plans said would buy it more time to launch an IPO.
Could boom times be back for stock market listings? EY's vice-chair of strategic growth markets, Maria Pinelli, says yes.
NEWS: Burlington Stores' third-quarter loss widened due in part to the costs of its initial public offering. NUMBERS: For the three months ended Nov. 2, Burlington Stores Inc. lost $16.9 million. FUTURE: Burlington Stores anticipates fourth-quarter sales at stores open at least a year to be up 2 percent to 3 percent.
Steve Wang, chief China economist at Reorient Financial Markets, says that there is a lot of hype about upcoming IPOs in China.
Peter Nilsson, CEO of Sanitec, discusses the company's IPO and the potential for growth in Russia.
Could the boom times be back? Between 250 and 300 IPOs will launch in the first three months of 2014 according to professional services firm EY.
Robert McAdoo, Imperial Capital airline analyst, discusses the integration of U.S. Air and American merger, and how it might impact ticket prices.
Dec 9- Natural gas exploration and production company Rice Energy Inc said it had filed with U.S. regulators to go public. Reuters reported in October that the privately held company, founded by former BlackRock Inc portfolio manager Daniel Rice and his children, planned a stock offering that could value the company at up to $2.5 billion.
Phil Fernandez, Marketo president & CEO, explains how his cloud-based software business became one of the market's top IPOs this year and is poised to become the next big software company. I believe innovation happens in a company like ours, Fernandez said.