The IPO Buzz: Two Heavy Hitters from Healthcare

Two healthcare data services are attracting a healthy amount of interest on this week’s IPO Calendar: Health Catalyst (HCAT proposed) and Livongo Global (LVGO proposed). There are 10 IPOs scheduled this week, with bankers expecting to raise nearly $1.5 billion. The heaviest traffic is forecast for Thursday, when five of the 10 are set to […]

July 21, 2019 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Heavy Traffic And A Big Week

The traffic was brisk at the SEC’s filing window last week, when 14 companies updated their previous IPO filings. Ten of those 14 companies jumped onto this week’s IPO Calendar. (At this time a week ago, there was nothing scheduled for the week of July 14th.) The heavy traffic last week included five companies that […]

July 14, 2019 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Two SPACs and A Big Pipeline

With the Fourth of July holiday in the rearview mirror, the next question is: Where is the IPO Calendar? The answer is: Knocking on the door. July’s IPO market kicks off this week with two blank check companies, also known as SPACs (special-purpose acquisition companies). That’s a quiet start to the month, but looks can […]

July 7, 2019 Read More

The IPO Buzz: 2019’s Electric First Half

The IPO market roared into June’s final week with all the thunder and lightning it had mustered over the past month. Ten IPOs were priced, 13 companies filed plans to go public, and another five updated their earlier filings. But due to the July 4th Holiday this week, there is no IPO Calendar. Many financial […]

June 30, 2019 Read More

The IPO Buzz: A Fashion Fix & Tech in a Big Week

TheRealReal, an online consignment retailer of authenticated Hermes and other luxury fashion merchandise, is the name on everyone’s lips this week. It’s among several companies – and most of those are tech or biotech firms – attracting plenty of investor interest on a big IPO Calendar. Eleven IPOs are on tap, aiming to raise almost […]

June 23, 2019 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Lightning in the IPO Sky

Lightning crackled in the IPO sky last week, driving the aftermarket performance of 2019’s IPOs into noteworthy territory. To get the story, all you have to do is look at the data on the website. (This week, biotech deals and Slack – a Direct Public Offering – dominate the IPO Calendar. We’ll get to […]

June 16, 2019 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Preview of a Billion-Dollar Week

This week’s IPO Calendar has four deals that add up to $1.42 billion  – and two are surrounded by investors’ interest. One is Chewy (CHWY proposed) and CrowdStrike Holdings (CRWD proposed) is the other. Each has its own story. Chewy was formed to offer the convenience of online shopping for pet products – everything from […]

June 9, 2019 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Summer and Slack

Once the Memorial Day holiday was over, the IPO Calendar came back to life. June opens with four deals this week looking to raise about $840 million, with another two IPOs set for the second week of the month. On June 20th, the day before summer begins, there is the Slack Technologies (WORK proposed) offering […]

June 2, 2019 Read More

The IPO Buzz: A Break after a Blockbuster May

The IPO Calendar generally takes a short break for the Memorial Day holiday and this year looks to be no different. In past years, the holiday-shortened week produced slim pickings for Wall Street’s investment bankers. A quick reading gives us these stats: In 2018, two unit offerings were priced. In 2017, a single unit offering […]

May 27, 2019 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Wild Ride of the Unicorns

The blockbuster IPOs of companies valued at $1 billion or more, generally known as unicorns, have not been sprinkling magic dust on the new-issue calendar. Five such IPOs have come to market so far in 2019. Two worked out well, two flopped and the remaining one scored a modest gain above its IPO price. At […]

May 19, 2019 Read More
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