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U.S. companies are expected to go public this year at the best pace in three years, as investors regain confidence in stocks and seek more risk.
Facebook says that it will begin reporting its financial results by April 2012, setting the stage for a likely public stock offering, according to a document sent by Goldman Sachs to potential investors. The New York Times reports.
Facebook’s practice of raising capital on private markets largely out of the direct oversight of regulators has spurred an inquiry by the Securities and Exchange Commission.
In Silicon Valley, going public used to be the ultimate rite of passage for a start-up — a sign it had arrived. No more. The New York Times reports.
Wall Street giant Goldman Sachs invested $500 million in the social media site Facebook, in a deal that values the company at $50 billion. This has sparked renewed hope that Facebook IPO might be something we see by year-end 2011.
The media company Nielsen Holdings may be one of the first big sponsor-led IPOs of the new year, according to people familiar with the company’s plans, as it prepares for a $1.7 billion stock issue as early as January.
Nielsen, the media company that made an initial public offering (IPO) filing last June, is gunning for a January offering, according to people familiar with matter.
Facebook will go the IPO route when it “makes the most sense,” Chris Hughes, its co-founder told CNBC Wednesday.
So as M&A fever hits a milestone, it seems private equity senses the moment is ripe for a public debut. Yet Blackstone—which just Tuesday raised $15 billion in its largest-ever fund— has performed miserably as a public entity: trading at around $14 per share, down more than 50 percent from its IPO price of $31. So why are some money managers seeing opportunity in private equity stocks this time around?
News on Tuesday that the Securities and Exchange Commission is investigating Chinese reverse mergers spotlights something I’ve been saying for months if not years: Buyer beware.
As with any hot IPO (initial public offering) market, don’t confuse quantity with quality. At best, the performance so far this year has been mixed.
Next year is going to be better for the retail investor, Morgan Stanley president and CEO James Gorman told CNBC Thursday.
On a visit to India, Prime Minister Wen Jiabao of China said the two countries should open their markets so they can support each other’s economic growth, the New York Times reports.
I think I figured it out with these Chinese IPOs: We’ve got to stop calling the Amazons or YouTubes or the whatever's of China.
Fast money can disappear just as fast.
E-Commerce China Dangdang, the Amazon of China, priced on Tuesday night at 17 million shares at $16, well above the price talk of $13-$15, shares are up over 60 percent in its debut.
The bond rally keeps going, M&A activity booms and the IPO market slows down.
Clean tech IPOs will outperform, Congress will stumble on new energy legislation, corporate jet travel will rebound big time and China becomes the world leader in alternative energy.
Ford will notch record profits, electric cars will be a niche product and Chrysler will re-assert itself.
Netflix slips and gets bought out, the glow comes off of General Motors stock and investors shun Chinese IPOs.