The IPO Buzz: Last Dance Before Labor Day

Six companies are set to go public this week in what is typically the last IPO dance before Labor Day. Bankers expect to raise about $2.84 billion. A Chinese real estate company, KE Holdings (BEKE proposed), aims to raise about $1.9 billion – or 68 percent of the week’s total projected dollar volume. Duck Creek Technologies […]

August 9, 2020 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Rackspace and Rocket Ready for Take-off

Rackspace Technology, the cloud tech company, and Rocket Companies, the online mortgage broker, are two marquee names on the IPO Calendar this week. Billionaire Ron Burkle’s SPAC, Yucaipa Acquisition, adds its star power to the mix. Nine companies plan to go public this week. Bankers expect to raise $5.4 billion. Rocket’s IPO is a $3.2 […]

August 3, 2020 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Vertex, Vital Farms and More

This week’s IPO Calendar is brought to you by the letter “V.” Vertex and Vital Farms lead the parade of seven companies planning to go public during the last week of July. Bankers expect to raise about $2.1 billion, if all seven deals get done. It’s quite possible that the IPO Calendar will add more […]

July 27, 2020 Read More

The IPO Buzz: An IPO Heat Wave

Wall Street is in the middle of an IPO heat wave. Jamf, a provider of Apple device management software, leads a calendar of seven IPOs this week. Fourteen deals got priced last week. And the filings just kept pouring into the IPO pipeline. Two IPOs scored moonshots last week: Berkeley Lights and nCino. A moonshot […]

July 19, 2020 Read More

The IPO Buzz: A $4.5 Billion Week

Bankers expect to raise nearly $4.5 billion with six IPOs this week – making this the biggest week, in terms of dollar volume, since early May 2019, IPOScoop records show. Two of the star attractions are a unicorn – namely nCino, a cloud banking software provider – and a unicorn hunter – Pershing Square Tontine […]

July 12, 2020 Read More

The IPO Buzz: A Red-Hot July

July started with some IPO fireworks before the Independence Day holiday. One IPO scored a moonshot. But the story behind the news was at the SEC’s filing window, where the line looked like cars in bumper-to-bumper traffic headed for the Jersey Shore. Just two deals are on this week’s IPO Calendar. (We’ll get to those […]

July 5, 2020 Read More

The IPO Buzz: DoubleDown Before the Fourth

DoubleDown Interactive is the name on many IPO investors’ “most wanted” list for this four-day week. The U.S. stock market will take a holiday on Friday – a day ahead of the Fourth of July. Five IPOs are scheduled, with bankers expecting to raise about $2.66 billion. More companies are likely to land on the […]

June 28, 2020 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Working Up An Appetite

Just three deals are on this week’s IPO Calendar – and one is a household name that hungry investors have anticipated for awhile. Albertsons Companies (ACI proposed) is a major U.S. supermarket chain, set to go public late in the week in a deal that could raise $1.25 billion. The other two names on this […]

June 21, 2020 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Another Bull in the Ring

The NASDAQ Composite Index surged 6.1 percent last week to close at 8,650.14, joining the Dow and the S&P 500 in bull market territory. All this blows some wind into Wall Street’s sails – and there is an IPO on the calendar this week. There’s also a stockholders’ vote this week on the DraftKings deal, […]

April 19, 2020 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Spring Roller Coaster

Spring is off to a rocky start on Wall Street with no end in sight yet to the roller-coaster ride. U.S. stock futures started trading limit down on Sunday night after the Senate failed to approve a stimulus package worth more than $1 trillion to help the economy weather the coronavirus pandemic. The steep slide […]

March 22, 2020 Read More
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