The IPO Buzz: Spotify Makes Its Move

Spotify Technology (SPOT – proposed) hogged the headlines, but it was just one of seven new IPOs that popped through the SEC’s filing window last week with plans to raise about $3.3 billion. All this drama took place amid the turbulent U.S. stock market. For the financial press, Spotify’s filing on Wednesday of its long […]

March 4, 2018 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Dropbox Dances Across the Sky

All was quiet on the IPO front until late Friday, when Dropbox (DBX – proposed) lit up the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s filing window at 3:15 p.m. Dropbox, one of the largest unicorns waiting in the SEC’s “quiet filing” line, had just sent a jolt of electricity into the IPO market with its bid […]

February 25, 2018 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Recovering from a Monster Wave

The recent wave of program selling that swept through Wall Street carried the Dow Jones Industrial Average and the S&P 500 Index into “correction” territory, with the Dow losing 10.4 percent and the S&P 500 dropping 10.2 percent from their record highs. A 10 percent decline from a recent high is a correction, according to […]

February 18, 2018 Read More

The IPO Buzz: After the Fall, Signs of Life

When two of the three major U.S. stock market indexes swing from all-time closing highs into the cavern of a correction in less than two weeks, the IPO calendar can dry up. But maybe not this time around. This week’s IPO calendar lists seven deals and they expect to raise $556 million. Look for yourself […]

February 11, 2018 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Getting a Grip on Stock Shock

A 665.75-point drop in the Dow Jones Industrial Average is significant, but not nearly as drastic as a 508.33-point drop from yesteryear. Today’s IPO market is waiting to see how things will play out after the Dow’s plunge on Friday. You’ll have to keep a close watch on this week’s calendar and the SEC’s filing […]

February 4, 2018 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Good Numbers to Know

The 2018 IPO market closes out its first month on Wednesday, Jan. 31st, with 13 deals in the record books. This week’s calendar lists another eight IPOs expected to debut in February. These are good numbers – and well ahead of the averages. The median January average was seven IPOs, according to the U.S. Securities […]

January 28, 2018 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Big Dose of Health-Care Deals

This week’s IPO calendar comes to life with 11 deals expecting to raise $3.15 billion. The health-care sector represents eight of the 11 IPOs on tap – a trend that’s a blast from the past. But that’s not the only retro item on this week’s radar. Washington, D.C., is in the headlines again with the […]

January 21, 2018 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Lights, Camera, Dropbox!

The mood on Wall Street picked up last week with the word that Dropbox filed confidentially for an IPO. Dropbox, the photo and video file-sharing and storage service, generated enough light and heat in the headlines to show that January 2018 was starting off with a bang. Consider what took place. Two IPOs made it […]

January 14, 2018 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Spotify in the Spotlight

January 2018 opened its first week with some eye-popping news. Spotify reportedly filed for a direct listing and bankers quietly filed pricing dates for six IPOs to raise nearly $3.1 billion. And we were only five days into the month. Spotify’s plans to go public came in the form of a confidential filing with the […]

January 7, 2018 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Recovery Year in Rearview Mirror

While the major U.S stock market indexes closed out 2017 a shade off record highs, the IPO market could best be described as winding up a “recovery year.” Investment bankers turned out a total of 151 IPOs in 2017, according to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filings. That was up from 94 IPOs in […]

January 1, 2018 Read More
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