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Business Events IPOs

  • LAGOS, April 20- South African telecoms firm MTN has appointed Nigerian investment firm Chapel Hill Denham as lead manager for the initial public offering of its Nigerian business in Lagos later this year, two sources told Reuters on Friday. South Africa's Rand Merchant Bank, Renaissance Capital and Vetiva Capital were picked as joint issuers.

  • LAGOS, April 20- South African telecoms firm MTN has appointed Nigerian investment firm Chapel Hill Denham as lead issuing house for the initial public offering of its Nigerian business in Lagos later this year, two sources told Reuters on Friday. South Africa's Rand Merchant Bank, Renaissance Capital and Vetiva Capital were picked as joint issuers.

  • Pivotal Software CEO Rob Mee.

    Pivotal Software started trading at $16.75 per share on Thursday, above the IPO price of $15 per share, but the stock fell shortly after its debut.

  • An AT&T store in New York.

    AT&Inc has withdrawn its planned initial public offering of Vrio, its DirecTV business in Latin America, just hours before the new stock was to start trading.

  • Oil worker Ohio

    A sudden upswing in crude futures could be enough to fast-track the energy market's next crisis, one economist told CNBC on Thursday.

  • Pieter van der Does, CEO of Dutch payments firm Ayden.

    The Dutch payments processing firm is considering a stock market listing this year, a source told CNBC.

  • April 18- AT&T Inc has withdrawn its planned initial public offering of Vrio Corp, its DirecTV business in Latin America, just hours before the new stock was to start trading. The IPO's indicated price range was also lowered to $16 to $17 each from the prior $19 to $22 per share on Wednesday. AT&T in February filed confidentially for an IPO for the unit, which includes...

  • China focused technology firms are increasingly looking at Hong Kong

    Dual-class shares and other regulatory changes are making Chinese technology firms look closer to home for listings, says Wilson Chow of PwC.

  • MOSCOW, April 13- Russian IT services company IBS postponed its Moscow initial public offering on Friday, citing volatility in financial markets and adding to the growing fallout from U.S. sanctions. But Russian assets have tumbled over the past week after the United States imposed new sanctions on Russia, with the rouble currency and stock indexes touching...

  • The music streaming firm effectively deprived banks of hundreds of millions of dollars in fees by shunning them in its $26.5 billion New York Stock Exchange float on April 3. "Besides saving the right type of company a lot of money, the real positive demonstrated by this kind of listing is the level playing field it creates," Trevor Green, head of institutional...

  • Tien Tzuo, co-founder and CEO of Zuora

    Zuora helps businesses manage subscription services with billing and analytics offerings.

  • The music streaming firm effectively deprived banks of hundreds of millions of dollars in fees by shunning them in its $26.5 billion New York Stock Exchange float on April 3. "Besides saving the right type of company a lot of money, the real positive demonstrated by this kind of listing is the level playing field it creates," Trevor Green, head of institutional...

  • MILAN/ LONDON, April 12- Italy's Octo Telematics has put a planned initial public offering on hold after sanctions were imposed on controlling shareholder Renova Holdings and on Renova's Russian chairman, Viktor Vekselberg, two sources said on Thursday. The United States imposed major sanctions last week against Vekselberg and other oligarchs close to...

  • MILAN, April 12- Italy's Octo Telematics has put a planned initial public offering on hold after sanctions were imposed on its indirect controlling shareholder, Viktor Vekselberg, Italian daily Il Sole 24 Ore said on Thursday. The United States imposed major sanctions last week against Vekselberg and other oligarchs close to Russian President Vladimir...

  • *BC Partners to sell some shares, Holtzbrinck to keep its stake. While buyout group BC Partners will sell some of its shares in the listing, German publisher Holtzbrinck, which owns 53 percent, will hold on to its stake, Springer Nature said in a statement on Thursday. The IPO adds to a series of listings on the Frankfurt stock exchange, which has seen heavyweights such...

  • This firm is offering data exchanges in Australia and has aims for Asia

    Peter Christie of DXN said the company sees its "real growth opportunity" in Asia.

  • MUNICH, April 11- Volkswagen is aiming to list its trucks and buses division in the first quarter of next year, two people with knowledge of the matter said on Wednesday. The company's headquarters would move to Munich from Braunschweig, the sources said on condition of anonymity. Job guarantees would remain in place, they added.

  • LONDON, April 11- Varo Energy cancelled its Amsterdam flotation after seeing how the U.S.- China trade dispute had roiled global markets and negatively affected other European initial public offerings, the company's chief executive told Reuters on Wednesday. "After all the optimism earlier in the year, the volatility is being driven by recent discussion...

  • Anthony Tan reflects on the lessons in leadership he has learned and the potential for his company to go public.

  • *Forms partnership with Ecobank for Africa. LAGOS, April 10- South Africa's MTN aims to list its Nigerian unit in an initial public offering this year and has struck an agreement with pan-African lender Ecobank to offer mobile banking across Africa, its group chief executive said on Tuesday. He was speaking in Lagos after MTN signed an agreement with Ecobank to...