The IPO Buzz: Spring Break, April Preview

The IPO calendar takes a break this week. No deals are set to make their debuts, but that’s no reason for concern, according to the spokespeople for the New York Stock Exchange and the NASDAQ Capital Markets. April’s calendar is “loaded,” they say. They should know. They are looking at the confidential papers for listings […]

March 26, 2017 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Tech’s Spring Awakening

Alteryx (AYX – proposed) is the only IPO on this week’s calendar, but that could prove to be a sign of things to come. This will be the third technology IPO in March – and for the year, for that matter. The burning question is: “Are there more tech IPOs in the future?” Let’s take […]

March 19, 2017 Read More

The IPO Buzz: The Blizzard and The Golden Goose

The weather forecast for the Greater New York City area is for 12 to 18 inches of snow starting late Monday evening. That’s only fitting. Canada Goose Holdings (GOOS – proposed), a manufacturer of down parkas, is on this week’s IPO calendar and people have dubbed it as a “winner.” All told, there are four […]

March 12, 2017 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Beyond Snap

Snap (SNAP) popped for an opening-day gain of 44 percent and closed the week with a jump of 59.4 percent from its IPO price. In came the phone calls from the media: “Will this spark the IPO market?” To date, all the magic fairy dust has been sprinkled on the market for the IPOs to […]

March 5, 2017 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Snap to Attention

This week belongs to Snap (SNAP – proposed) and its blockbuster $3 billion IPO. Bankers plan to offer 200 million shares of Snap at $14 to $16 each. The deal is expected to be priced on Wednesday evening, March 1 – to trade Thursday morning, March 2, on the New York Stock Exchange under the […]

February 26, 2017 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Snap Storm

Last week it was Snap here, Snap there, everywhere a Snap, Snap. That’s right! Snap filed its proposed offering terms for its pending IPO. On Thursday morning, Feb. 16, Snap (SNAP – proposed) posted pricing terms to offer 200 million shares of Class A common stock at $14 to $16 each to raise $3 billion. […]

February 19, 2017 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Pause and Effect

The three major U.S. stock market indexes closed Friday at all-time highs. The IPO calendar should be flying. It isn’t – and there are no deals in sight. But this is not the end of the world. Let’s turn back through the history book’s pages for an answer. When Congress passed the Jumpstart Our Business […]

February 12, 2017 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Snap, Crackle, Pop!

The real excitement came from the IPO filing window of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission last week. On Thursday, Snap (SNAP – proposed) filed its long-awaited IPO to raise $3 billion. Now that’s a large offering. The largest U.S. IPO offering on record was Alibaba Group Holding (BABA). On Sept. 18, 2014, Alibaba priced […]

February 5, 2017 Read More

The IPO Buzz: February Starts with a Full Plate

As the 2017 calendar flips to February, it boasts seven IPOs. They are expected to raise almost $2.8 billion. And this marks just the first week of the month. A year ago, the 2016 IPO market opened in February – and the entire month produced only five IPOs that raised $849 million. This week, a […]

January 29, 2017 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Biggest Week Since Summer 2015

This week, Wall Street’s bankers swing into action with their first big IPO calendar for 2017. Eight offerings are set to be priced – and bankers are looking to raise $1.86 billion. If all the deals get out the door, it would be the largest weekly traffic since the summer of 2015. During the week […]

January 22, 2017 Read More
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