The IPO Buzz: Magic Show

Magic came to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s filing window last week. Ten companies filed for IPOs to raise $2.76 billion; seven more filed updated amendments to raise $1.5 billion, and eight IPOs were priced. Seven IPOs are scheduled this week – the first week of fall. Among the magical filings last week was […]

September 24, 2017 Read More

The IPO Buzz: An International Menu

Wall Street reaches across the waves to produce this week’s IPO calendar of seven deals; four are from foreign shores. Three IPOs are from China, one hails from Argentina, and the other three are homegrown companies from the IPO industrial sectors that have dominated the past few years – namely the biopharmaceutical companies as well […]

September 17, 2017 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Gearing Up for Fall

The post-Labor Day IPO calendar is coming together pretty much on schedule. It has two offerings on tap this week. In the background, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing window has been a busy place over the past two weeks. All told, 13 companies filed for IPOs. They expect to raise about $1.1 […]

September 10, 2017 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Getting a Handle on the IPO Year

This week closes out the August IPO market and marks the end of the first eight months of 2017. The new-issue calendar was clean and green last week – and it looks to be the same for this week, but not to worry. This is a seasonal event. Wall Street investment bankers like to take […]

August 27, 2017 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Last Blast of Summer

Looking back at the Valley of IPOs, it appears we have seen the last traffic for the Summer of 2017. A “blank check” or special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) went public last week. Nevertheless, many media companies reported two deals got out the door. If you read the prospectuses, or Offering Circulars, you’ll discover there […]

August 20, 2017 Read More

The IPO Buzz: A Page from the Past

The IPO calendar borrowed a page from the past last week, but most of the experts just skipped over it. The lessons were clear: Read the prospectus – and pay attention to the old saying – “Cut a deal, cancel my order.” Most of the services reported that the calendar listed three IPOs. In reality, […]

August 13, 2017 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Accent on Energy

As the last days of August play out, the IPO calendar’s accent is on energy. There are two names on tap for this week and then it’s off for the rest of the summer. Actually, there are three names on this week’s calendar – two from the energy sector and a biotech whose shares can […]

August 6, 2017 Read More

The IPO Buzz: The IPOs of August

The dog days of summer are waiting around the corner for the IPO market. This week’s calendar lists two deals. None are on tap for next week – so far. History shows that the IPO machinery closes down for the rest of August. That last statement is based on U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission data. […]

July 30, 2017 Read More

The IPO Buzz: A Sneak Peek at July’s Stats

As Wall Street’s IPO calendar cruises into July’s final week, five deals are lined up to make it out the door. If everything gets done, July 2017 will come in with 13 IPOs – a baker’s dozen of initial public offerings. Believe it or not, that would be an “average July” based on records dating […]

July 23, 2017 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Speeding Up in Late July

July’s IPO calendar is taking a cue from the traffic in July over the past few years. The new-issue traffic traditionally gets off to a slow start in July, when Wall Street’s population ebbs for the Independence Day holiday, and then picks up steam running to the end of the month. The numbers tell the […]

July 16, 2017 Read More
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