The IPO Buzz: February Gold Rush After A Hot January

February began with a gold rush of healthcare companies landing on the IPO Calendar early today – an astonishing run after a record January. The pace was so fast and furious that it turned heads on Wall Street. A total of 22 deals – 15 IPOs and seven SPACs – are on tap so far […]

February 1, 2021 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Software and Solar Rule A Big Week

Software and solar tech companies are in play this week. Qualtrics International (XM proposed), an experience management software provider owned by SAP, and Shoals Technologies Group (SHLS proposed), an Oaktree Capital-backed maker of components for ground-mounted solar energy projects, are the ones to watch. The IPO pros are circling these two deals as the best […]

January 25, 2021 Read More

The IPO Buzz: MYTE Leads a Short IPO Week

MYT Netherlands Parent B.V. (MYTE proposed) – the parent of Mytheresa.com, the German luxury fashion online retailer – leads a $2.3 billion IPO Calendar in a holiday-shortened week that includes the U.S. presidential inauguration. On Monday, the U.S. stock markets were closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the federal holiday that honors the slain […]

January 19, 2021 Read More

The IPO Buzz: AFRM, POSH & PLTK in a $5 Billion Week

Affirm Holdings, Poshmark, Inc. and Playtika Holding are among the names to note on this week’s IPO Calendar. Bankers expect to raise about $5.2 billion from 12 deals. Eight IPOs and four SPAC offerings are on tap so far. Millennials and Gen Z consumers, who were born in the years 1981-2012, are the target audience for […]

January 11, 2021 Read More

The IPO Buzz: 2021 Off To A Fast Start

The IPO market hit the accelerator for 2021 when seven deals landed on this week’s IPO Calendar early today. This is the earliest start for the IPO market in recent memory. IPO pricings typically begin between Jan. 10 and Jan. 17, IPOScoop’s records show. IPO bankers expect to raise about $1.55 billion in proceeds from […]

January 4, 2021 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Winding Down for the Holidays

No IPOs are scheduled for pricing this week  as bankers take a break for the holidays. This is a short work week. An abbreviated U.S. stock trading session will end at 1 p.m. EST on Thursday, Dec. 24th, for Christmas Eve. The U.S. stock market will be closed on Friday for Christmas Day.  To all […]

December 21, 2020 Read More

The IPO Buzz: WISH Is The Word

WISH is the word circled by IPO investors this week. ContextLogic, Inc., which runs Wish.com, a bargain hunters’ mobile shopping site, is going public with a proposed symbol – WISH – that’s right in tune with the holiday shopping season. This deal is joined by BioAtla, Inc.(BCAB proposed), a cancer-focused biopharma, and Upstart Holdings, Inc. […]

December 14, 2020 Read More

The IPO Buzz: AI, DASH & ABNB at the Unicorns’ Ball

C3.ai (AI proposed), DoorDash (DASH proposed) and Airbnb (ABNB proposed) are the hottest tickets to the Unicorns’ Ball this week.  C3.ai is generating a lot of buzz – no mean feat in a week when two celebrity unicorns, DoorDash and Airbnb, are set to go public at last. Bankers expect to raise about $8.4 billion […]

December 7, 2020 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Holiday Wish List

(Editor’s Note: This column was updated Tuesday morning, Dec. 1, with the news of Airbnb’s IPO filing terms and trade date.) Seven deals are on this week’s IPO Calendar.  But IPO investors are focused on their holiday wish list. That list – topped off by unicorns – took a step closer to reality today when DoorDash (DASH […]

November 30, 2020 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Ozon Leads the Thanksgiving Parade

Ozon Holdings PLC, often called “Russia’s Amazon,” is leading the short IPO Thanksgiving Parade this week. The Ozon deal is the first traditional Russian IPO in the U.S. since May 2019 – and it’s attracting a lot of interest. In addition to Ozon, three SPACs and one small-cap IPO are expected this week. Bankers expect […]

November 23, 2020 Read More
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