Business Events IPOs


  • Feb 5- Honest Co, an online shopping startup co-founded by actress Jessica Alba, is working with Goldman Sachs Group Inc and Morgan Stanley on an initial public offering, Bloomberg reported. The company was valued at about $1.7 billion based on a funding round last year, Bloomberg said on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter. The company raised about $100...

  • Australia's NAB concludes Clydesdale IPO Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 4:54 PM ET

    SYDNEY, Feb 3- National Australia Bank Ltd on Wednesday announced the final price for the float of Clydesdale Bank Plc to institutional investors at 180 pence per share, saying this effectively concludes the demerger and IPO process. "We are pleased with the response from institutional investors to the IPO, including from NAB shareholders, despite the recent...

  • World’s first bitcoin mining IPO falls short Tuesday, 2 Feb 2016 | 11:36 AM ET
    Bitcoin digital abstract

    The world's first fundraising for IPO of a company that "mines" bitcoins has raised $4.2 million — far off its target.

  • LONDON, Feb 2- National Australia Bank Ltd has delayed the float of Clydesdale Bank Plc by 24 hours to update its listing prospectus after a request for more information from a rating agency. Clydesdale, whose shares were priced at 180 pence on Monday, had received a request from an unnamed rating agency that could result in a downgrade of the bank's deposit rating,...

  • Where VCs are putting their money in 2016 Friday, 29 Jan 2016 | 1:13 PM ET
    Crystal ball predictions

    It's not all gloom and doom for start-ups and their investors in 2016, says VC Sergio Monsalve. Here are his predictions.

  • Jan 28- OTG Experience Inc will launch a road show on Friday for an initial public offering that could value the airport restaurant concessionaire at as much as $1.77 billion and set it on track to be one of this year's first U.S. The offering will both pay down debt and help support the company's growth, as it moves forward with two recently signed contracts,...

  • UPDATE 1-Airport restaurant operator OTG to raise as much as $585 mln in IPO.

  • Jan 28- OTG Experience Inc, which operates restaurants at major U.S. airports, said on Thursday it planned to raise as much as $585 million in an initial public offering of Class A stock.

  • Spotify looks to raise $500M in debt Wednesday, 27 Jan 2016 | 1:42 PM ET
    Spotify technology apps

    Just months after a fundraising round, Spotify hopes to borrow $500 million from investors, The Financial Times reports.

  • Here's the decision for NAB shareholders Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 5:36 PM ET
    Here's the decision for NAB shareholders

    NAB shareholders have to decide if they want to keep equity in the bank's U.K. assets, says Dennis Shore, NAB company monitor at Australian Shareholders' Association.

  • NAB just has to bite the bullet: ASA Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 5:33 PM ET
    NAB just has to bite the bullet: ASA

    Dennis Shore, NAB company monitor from the Australian Shareholders' Association, sets out why NAB should get rid of its U.K. bank assets.

  • AIG selling broker-dealer segment, cutting expenses Tuesday, 26 Jan 2016 | 8:18 AM ET

    NEW YORK— Insurer AIG is selling its broker-dealer segment, starting an initial public offering for its mortgage-insurance division and slashing expenses after coming under pressure from activist investor Carl Icahn. American International Group Inc. said that it will sell AIG Advisor Group to private equity firm Lightyear Capital LLC and Canadian...

  • *Goaland Energy IPO more than 4,000 times oversubscribed. SHANGHAI, Jan 25- Despite China's stock market convulsions, investors flocked to the country's first initial public offering under rules implemented on Jan. 1 that allow investors to submit orders without paying upfront for new stocks at prices set to remain well below those of already listed peers.

  • Saudi Arabia has aggressively kept its production levels high in what analysts say is an attempt to keep its market share and stymie the reach of U.S. shale producers in the global market. He said Saudi Arabia has the scale and capability to sustain the current slump in prices for "a long, long time" but that "obviously, we don't wish for lower prices.

  • SHANGHAI, Jan 25- China's first initial public offering under rules introduced on Jan. 1 that make listings easier was oversubscribed more than 4,000 times, showing Chinese investors remain hungry for IPOs despite recent market gyrations over growing economic concerns. Goaland Energy is one of seven IPOs approved by China's securities regulator last week...

  • DUBAI, United Arab Emirates— The chairman of Saudi oil giant Saudi Aramco was quoted as saying a possible initial public offering would not include the kingdom's oil reserves. Chairman Khalid al-Falih made the comments to Saudi privately owned broadcaster Al-Arabiya in an interview from Davos, Switzerland. Saudi Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman told...

  • NYSE president: The case for optimism on IPOs Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 10:01 AM ET
    Tom Farley at the 2016 World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland.

    "The pipeline is very big," NYSE's Tom Farley says.

  • Slim picking in IPO market amid volatility Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 8:38 AM ET
    Slim picking in IPO market amid volatility

    Thomas Farley, NYSE Group president, shares his outlook on initial public offerings.

  • Casino's Cnova targeted by U.S. class action Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 7:45 AM ET

    PARIS, Jan 22- A U.S. law firm has filed a class action lawsuit against Cnova, the e-commerce arm of French retailer Casino, alleging violations of securities laws in connection with its November 2014 initial public offering. The complaint filed by Glancy Prongay& Murray LLP on behalf of investors in a New York district court alleges Cnova failed to disclose its...

  • Capital conditions are getting tighter: Solomon Friday, 22 Jan 2016 | 4:40 AM ET
    Capital conditions are getting tighter: Solomon

    David Solomon, co-head of the investment banking division at Goldman Sachs, says more IPOs and company sales may occur, as businesses turn from private capital to the public market.