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 The IPO Buzz will not be published today.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 IPOScoop.com 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

The IPO Buzz: SPOT Flops

Spotify Technology S.A. (SPOT) came to town last week with all the fanfare of an old-fashioned three-ring circus. The financial press loved the deal, proclaiming it a huge success and hinting that many other unicorns were lining up for direct public offerings. The press may have gotten it wrong. No one quoted the buyers. When […]

April 8, 2018 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Spotify on the Marquee

With the IPO market’s first quarter already swept into the history books, all eyes are on the big name on the marquee for the first week of April: Spotify Technology S.A. (SPOT proposed). This is the only offering on this week’s calendar – and it isn’t an IPO. This is a direct listing. Note: The company, […]

April 1, 2018 Read More

The IPO Buzz: China Play in a 4-Day Week

Four IPOs from China – out of eight on the calendar – are set in Wall Street’s four-day work week ahead of Easter and Passover. This fact follows the sharp selloff last week, when the Dow Jones Industrial Average lost 1,149 points in the final two days. The slide was triggered by fears of a […]

March 25, 2018 Read More
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