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.» Read More
SHANGHAI, Nov 16- China may reduce the influence of the state on stock markets as part of its sweeping reform agenda, including by making it easier for companies to list their stocks and making management of state-owned enterprises more accountable to shareholders. To list in China requires the approval of the China Securities Regulatory Commission.
CNBC's Shelia Dharmarajan reports on Internet IPOs on the surge. And Julia Boorstin shares how to spot the next big IPO. Boorstin says to keep an eye on Deem and Pinterest.
*Shares open at $39, above IPO price of $22. Nov 15- Shares of Zulily Inc, which runs a website that offers huge daily discounts on clothing, soared 88 percent in their debut, valuing the company at about $5.04 billion, as investors bet on niche businesses.
More than 200 IPO's have debuted his year. CNBC's Scott Wapner and Michael Santoli, Yahoo! Finance senior columnist, discusses the IPO market and if Twitter was priced correctly.
Nov 15- Shares of Zulily Inc, an online retailer of women and children's clothing, rose as much as 88 percent in their market debut, valuing the company at about $5.04 billion. The Seattle- based company raised $253 million after its initial public offering was priced at $22 per share, well above its expected price range of $18- $20.
NORWALK, Conn., Nov 15- General Electric Co said on Friday it would spin off part of its North American retail finance business in an initial public offering next year. GE said it plans to float about 20 percent of the retail finance unit in the IPO. Shares of GE rose 0.9 percent to $27.22 in premarket trading on Friday.
DUBAI, Nov 14- Dubai luxury housing developer DAMAC Real Estate launched on Thursday the book-building process for its initial public offer of shares in London, the first IPO by a Dubai property firm since the emirate's real estate crash four years ago.
DUBAI, Nov 14- Dubai luxury housing developer DAMAC Real Estate said on Thursday that it was launching the book-building for an initial public offer of shares in London that would be worth at least half a billion dollars.
CNBC's Bob Pisani looks into today's light trading volume and the speculation that Janet Yellen's allegedly dovish posture will be good for the markets.
Shares of textbook rental company Chegg, whose staff includes a former Yahoo executive, slump in the IPO off its quoted price of $12.50 each.
*Shares open at $11, below IPO price of $12.50. *Hit a low of $10, valuing the company at about $863 mln. Chegg's IPO of 15 million shares was priced at $12.50 each, higher than the expected range of $9.50- $11.50.
Nov 13- Shares of Chegg Inc, whose main business is renting textbooks, fell as much as 18 percent in their debut on Wednesday, a day after its initial public offering was priced above the planned range. Chegg's IPO of 15 million shares was priced at $12.50 each, higher than the expected range of $9.50- $11.50.
Former Starbucks CEO and current Extended Stay America CEO Jim Donald, celebrates his IPO day at the NYSE. "We will end Q1 of 2014 with over 50 percent of our properties with platinum renovations," he says.
Gareth McCartney, head of EMEA equity syndicate at UBS, describes 2013 as a "great year" for IPOs and explains that a "broadening" of sectors and strong appetite should make 2014 equally strong.
Singapore offshore oil field services provider, Pacific Radiance, debuts on the Singapore stock exchange Wednesday. Managing Director James Pang discusses the firm's plans.
NEW YORK, Nov 12- Arista Networks, a maker of fast network switches that competes with much bigger rival Cisco Systems Inc, has selected banks to lead a proposed initial public offering for next year, according to people familiar with the matter.
Nov 12- Mountain resort operator Intrawest Resorts Holdings, owned by private equity firm Fortress Investment Group LLC, filed with U.S. regulators to raise up to $100 million in an initial public offering of common stock.
Michael Abraham, co-head financial sponsors at UBS, says the private equity market is "very active" and benefitting from the "buoyant IPO market".
CNBC's Josh Lipton reports on "singles day" in China, one of the biggest online shopping events, and talks about the possibility of an IPO for Alibaba.
SAN FRANCISCO, Nov 8- For technology executives weighing market flotations for Silicon Valley startups, this week's gangbusters Twitter Inc initial public offering sent a powerful signal: full speed ahead. File-sharing company Box picked Morgan Stanley, Credit Suisse and JP Morgan to lead its IPO, Reuters reported Friday.