Business Events IPOs


  • Asia was bright spot for 2015 IPOs

    Edward Bibko, partner at Baker Mckenzie, says IPOs dropped in 2015 compared to 2014’s “monster year”, with more of the world facing an “obstacle course” with the volatile environment.

  • More M&A to come in 2016

    Edward Bibko, partner at Baker Mckenzie, explains why he thinks more M&A activity will occur, despite volatile environments.

  • Unicorn

    The unicorn club is filling up, and it's causing unease among investors.

  • Unicorn IPO status

    Will next year be a healthier market for unicorn IPOs? Denmark West, Connectivity Capital, provides perspective.

  • What's the difference between listing on ASX vs Nasdaq?

    Shauna Mei, founder and CEO of ASX-listed AHAlife, says the decision to list in Australia as opposed to Nasdaq, was based on a number of factors, including the company's relatively smaller size.

  • 'Atlassian's a phenomenally well-ranked company'

    Matt Barrie, chief executive and chairman at, discusses news of Atlassian's Nasdaq trading debut and the Australian tech boom.

  • Will strong IPO debuts continue into 2016?

    The final IPO of 2015 began trading on Wall Street today in what has been a dismal year of new offerings. CNBC’s Bob Pisani has the details.

  • Dec 10- Atlassian Corp Plc brought some cheer at the end of a dour year for technology public offerings on Thursday with a 33- percent pop on its Wall Street debut. The strong performance shone some light on a bleak year for IPOs, on pace to have their worst year in terms of dollars raised since 2009, according to data from IPO fund manager Renaissance Capital.

  • Hyperloop Tech chooses Nevada for test location

    Hyperloop Technologies will be testing its linear electric motor in the first quarter of 2016, which is the energy behind the pod. CEO Rob Lloyd, says the company will demonstrate the full system by the end of the year.

  • Atlassian soars at open

    Australian business software company Atlassian co-CEO Mike Cannon-Brookes, and Scott Farquhar, discuss the story behind the company's growth.

  • Dec 10- Shares of Australian business software maker Atlassian Corp Plc rose as much as 33.3 percent in their market debut, valuing the company at about $5.85 billion. The company's initial public offering raised $462 million after the shares were priced at $21 each, above the expected range of $19- $20. The company has about 51,000 customers in more than 160...

  • Awaiting Atlassian's first trade

    Atlassian has been making money since the beginning, says Henry Blodget, Business Insider, in discussing the quality of the Australian business software company.

  • Atlassian going public today

    Discussing the quality of IPOs this year, and Atlassian coming to the market, with Nasdaq President Adena Friedman.

  • The CSI300 index of the largest listed companies in Shanghai and Shenzhen fell 0.4 percent, to 3,623.08, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.5 percent, to 3,455.50 points. "It looks like IPOs would still be under some sort of control, so the registration system doesn't seem as frightening as previously thought," said Shen Weizheng, fund manager at Shanghai-...

  • *Investors welcome China's gradual approach toward IPO reform. China's blue-chip CSI300 index was up 0.5 percent at 3,653.69 points by the lunch break, while the Shanghai Composite Index edged up 0.2 percent to 3,479.05. China's cabinet announced late on Wednesday that the country would shift to a registration system for initial public offerings within two...

  • SHANGHAI, Dec 10- China stocks rose on Thursday as investors responded positively to a government announcement that it would shift to a U.S.-style registration system for initial public offerings within two years, a transition regulators described as being "gradual". In an apparent move to ease investors' concerns, China's securities regulator said that the...

  • MOSCOW, Dec 9- Russian car leasing company Europlan will price its initial public offering at 570 roubles per share, a banking source told Reuters on Wednesday evening. Europlan's price range for the IPO in Moscow was previously set at 525- 570 roubles per share. The book building started on Dec. 4 and ended on Wednesday.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Dec 9- Software company Atlassian's public offering this week, among the most highly valued IPOs of the year, is expected to renew Wall Street's faith in some tech unicorns and prime the market for more companies to go public. "The Atlassian IPO is really the right one for the market to be a more accepting and more properly functioning IPO market," said...

  • *UBS, JPMorgan, CPPIB among investors. BEIJING, Dec 9- Postal Savings Bank of China said it has raised about $7 billion by selling a 17 percent stake to investors including UBS Group AG and JPMorgan, ahead of a multi-billion dollar initial public offering next year. The presence of big name investors, including Alibaba's Ant Financial unit, Tencent Holdings and...

  • Dec 7- Network security company Blue Coat Systems Inc is interviewing banks for an initial public offering, according to a person familiar with the matter who requested anonymity because the deliberations are confidential. Bain Capital LLC agreed to acquire Blue Coat in March from fellow private equity firm Thoma Bravo LLC in a deal that valued it at about...