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MOSCOW, Feb 14- Russian hypermarket chain Lenta, part-owned by U.S. private equity firm TPG, has set a price range for its initial public offering of between $9.5 and $11.5 per one global depositary receipt, a banking source said on Friday. Lenta said earlier this month it would list its shares in London, potentially raising at least $1 billion.
Feb 12- Shares of Talmer Bancorp Inc, backed by billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, rose as much as 7 percent in their market debut, valuing the U.S. bank holding company at about $971 million. Talmer's initial public offering raised about $203 million after its Class A shares were priced at $13 per share, near the lower end of its $12.50- $14.50 expected range.
Feb 12- Shares of Talmer Bancorp Inc, backed by billionaire investor Wilbur Ross, rose as much as 7 percent in their U.S. market debut, valuing the company at about $971 million. Talmer's initial public offering raised about $203 million after its Class A shares were priced at $13 per share, near the lower end of its $12.50- $14.50 expected pricing range.
Feb 11- Specialty chemicals maker PQ Holdings Inc, backed by Carlyle Group LP, filed with U.S. regulators to raise up to $450 million in an initial public offering of common stock. BofA Merrill Lynch, Credit Suisse Securities and JP Morgan Securities are the lead underwriters, PQ said.
Feb 10- Virgin America, the U.S. carrier in which Richard Branson's Virgin Group has a minority stake, has appointed Barclays and Deutsche Bank to lead an initial public offering, the Financial Times reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the situation.
Chinese companies are flocking to the U.S. IPO market, undeterred by an accounting row between Washington and Beijing.
*JD.com could be second-biggest Chinese IPO in the United States. Some 30 Chinese companies could list in the United States this year, according to investment bankers interviewed by Reuters.
Gene Urcan, Cappello Group managing director, explains the advantages of "Secret" IPOs and if they pose a risk to potential investors. CNBC's Seema Mody provides insight.
Many companies are now choosing to file IPOs confidentially. Yet some question whether such filings benefit investors or just the companies. NYT reports.
CNBC's Josh Lipton remembers GoPro founder and CEO Nick Woodman from high school. Lipton says the company did about $1 billion in sales in 2013.
CNBC's Kayla Tausche reports JPMorgan, Citigroup and Bank of America will lead GoPro's IPO.
Wearable camera maker GoPro has filed for an IPO. CNBC's Jon Fortt discusses what the filing is expected to raise and the future of GoPro.
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports GoPro files for a confidential initial public offering.
Feb 7- Antero Resources Midstream LLC filed with U.S. regulators to raise up to $500 million in an initial public offering of its common stock. Antero Resources Midstream, formed by Antero Resources Corp, owns, operates and develops midstream energy assets including pipelines, compressor stations and fresh water distribution systems.
Online appliances retailer AO hopes to raise £60 million ($98 million) in a London IPO.
*Alstom Transport chief sees IPO as early as June. *Seeks to deepen alliances in Russia, China, Japan. PARIS, Feb 6- Cash-hungry engineering firm Alstom may use a stock market listing to sell a stake in its transport business as early as June if a trade buyer cannot be found sooner for the maker of France's iconic high-speed trains, its transport chief said.
Feb 5- Shares of Continental Building Products Inc, controlled by private equity firm Lone Star Funds, rose as much as 13 percent in their market debut, valuing the company at about $694 million. The company raised $165.2 million after its initial public offering of 11.8 million shares was priced at $14 per share, significantly below its expected range of $16- $18.
Feb 4- Private equity-owned Continental Building Products Inc's initial public offering was priced at $14 per share, an underwriter told Reuters, significantly below its expected range of $16- $18.
Feb 4- Diamond S Shipping Group Inc, which is backed by billionaire-investor Wilbur Ross, filed with U.S. regulators to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering of its common stock. Jefferies and BofA Merrill Lynch would underwrite the offering, Diamond S Shipping said in a filing on Tuesday with the U. S Securities and Exchange Commission.
Jan 31- General Electric Co has hired Goldman Sachs Group Inc and JPMorgan Chase& Co to lead the initial public offering of its North American retail finance business, the Financial Times reported on Friday, citing anonymous sources. The new company should be worth roughly $16 billion to $18 billion, bankers have estimated.