The IPO Buzz: 2019’s Quiet Finale

This week may be the finale for the 2019 IPO market. The IPO Calendar has two small-cap deals this week. After that, there is nothing scheduled for the week of Hanukkah and Christmas and the week that follows. But not to worry; the IPO market is merely following history. Let’s take a look at the […]

December 15, 2019 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Seven IPOs in a $2.8 Billion Week

If you listen closely, you’ll hear the IPO band striking up for what might be 2019’s final parade. Bankers have seven offerings on this week’s IPO Calendar. They expect to raise nearly $2.8 billion. That’s good traffic in recent markets. Leading the pack, the experts say, are Holdings (BILL proposed), a cloud-based unicorn that […]

December 8, 2019 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Big Names in the Wings

December opens with just one IPO on the calendar – in keeping with the trend for the first week of December over the past five years. Nevertheless, there is hope in the wind. Here are a few big names in the wings that have caught the attention of some IPO investors: Holdings (BILL proposed), […]

December 1, 2019 Read More

The IPO Buzz: A Lean Thanksgiving Menu

This week’s IPO Calendar has just two deals – a new name and a carryover from last week. This lean Thanksgiving menu is not at all unusual. The IPO world usually slows down for the week of the Thanksgiving Day holiday. The new name is Alussa Energy Acquisition (ALUSU proposed) while LMP Automotive Holdings (LMPX […]

November 24, 2019 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Chips, SPACs and Saudi Aramco

Chips and SPACs are in the spotlight on this week’s IPO Calendar. And there’s big news about an IPO that the American public can’t buy – the long-awaited Saudi Aramco deal. (More on that gigantic IPO in a minute.) Bankers plan to price eight IPOs this week and raise about $684 million. Two chip companies […]

November 17, 2019 Read More

The IPO Buzz: A Better-Than-Usual November

Two IPOs slipped on to the IPO Calendar late Thursday afternoon for pricing during the week of Nov. 18. That gave Wall Street some IPO action for the third week of November, when previously there was none. This isn’t to say that things have turned quiet. November 2019 is off to a better-than-usual start.(There’s just […]

November 11, 2019 Read More

The IPO Buzz: November Opens with a $2.4 Billion Week

The first week of November features a $2.4 billion IPO Calendar, with one deal – GFL Environmental – accounting for most of that volume. GFL, the Canadian trash and recycling giant, aims to raise $1.9 billion. It’s among 10 IPOs on tap this week. Health care is the dominant sector this week. Five of the […]

November 3, 2019 Read More

The IPO Buzz: An IPO Trio for Halloween Week

Just three IPOs are on the calendar this week, when Halloween falls on Thursday.  That’s a wrap as well for October.  A cannabis SPAC, a biotech and an online platform for Chinese real estate agents are in this week’s IPO mix. Bankers expect these three deals to raise $283 million, based on the midpoint of […]

October 27, 2019 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Eight IPOs in an $830.5 Million Week

A fertility benefits management company is among eight deals on this week’s IPO Calendar. Bankers expect to raise $830.5 million. Progyny (PGNY proposed) manages fertility benefits for some of the country’s most prominent employers, its prospectus says. Some would say that Progyny’s IPO is a sign of the times. More employers are offering insurance coverage […]

October 20, 2019 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Recommended Reading

You probably wouldn’t buy a car or make any other major purchase without doing some homework. The same rule applies to buying stock in an IPO. Reading the prospectus isn’t just fundamental. It could prevent heartburn or a hole in your bank account. Just three deals are on tap this week, and only two are […]

October 13, 2019 Read More
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