The IPO Buzz: Health Care Rules a Big Week

This week’s calendar lists 13 IPOs looking to raise almost $1.6 billion. It is loaded with nine health-care offerings. To account for the rest of it, the calendar includes a REIT, two SPACs and one technology deal. The tech IPO appears to be “the pick of the week.” Worth noting: Eight of this week’s 13 […]

June 17, 2018 Read More

The IPO Buzz: June Running Above Average

In June’s first week, bankers priced two IPOs. June’s second week kicks off on Monday with eight deals on the calendar – and another five in the wings for the following week. That’s a total of 15 IPOs as we slide into mid-June. Last week, “The IPO Buzz” highlighted June’s monthly IPO traffic from 2001 […]

June 10, 2018 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Jumping into June

The word running around Wall Street last week was look for a big June IPO calendar. Judging from last’s week traffic featuring three small-cap deals and this week’s playbill of just two offerings, it was hard to imagine. But there is more to the market than the current IPO calendar. The recent flurry of activity […]

June 3, 2018 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Taking a Memorial Day Break

There are no new deals on the IPO calendar this week, when the U.S. stock market will be closed on Monday for Memorial Day. The IPO Buzz will not be published today. The staff is observing a long holiday weekend break, in sync with most on Wall Street. We will resume publishing later this […]

May 27, 2018 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Money on their Minds

Two IPOs attracting attention this week are in the money game – EVO Payments, a global payment processor, and GreenSky, a digital lending platform. Those names are among eight deals aiming to raise over $1.26 billion on this week’s IPO calendar. That’s about normal for today’s IPO traffic. The U.S. capital markets closed on Friday, […]

May 20, 2018 Read More

The IPO Buzz: The Story Behind the Numbers

Wall Street bankers raised $3.13 billion in the IPO market last week. This week the numbers melt down to $727.7 million, but there is a reason. Last week’s high-profile deal clocked in with a disappointing $2.75 billion. AXA Equitable Holdings (EQH) had originally filed to price 137.25 million shares at $24 to $27 each to […]

May 13, 2018 Read More

The IPO Buzz: AXA’s Big Deal

When AXA Equitable Holdings (EQH proposed) filed to price its $3.5 billion IPO on April 26, 2018, a lot of eyes snapped open. That was a giant IPO. The pricing date was set for Wednesday evening, May 9, to trade on Thursday morning. In time, other IPOs joined AXA’s name on the calendar for the […]

May 6, 2018 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Bring On the Merry Month of May

The merry month of May arrives this week with a calendar of 11 IPOs expecting to raise $4.4 billion. Nine are on tap for this week, aiming to raise $780 million, and two are set for the following week, planning to raise $3.6 billion. The IPO calendar for May 2018 is on track to blow […]

April 29, 2018 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Tech’s Late April Run

The tech sector didn’t blink even after the major U.S. stock indexes took a couple of hits to wrap up last week. Despite this slide, the IPO calendar added up to six new names for the final week of April. Four of those six names are from the technology sector and, depending upon “market conditions,” […]

April 23, 2018 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Required Reading

Two of this week’s nine IPOs have attracted some investors’ interest. One company is a spinoff providing a platform to streamline cloud software development and the other is developing next-generation cancer therapies to boost patients’ immune systems. All you need to know can be found in their prospectuses. For that matter, if you read the […]

April 15, 2018 Read More
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