The IPO Buzz: Quiet 4th of July After a Rough Ride

IPO bankers could not turn off their phones fast enough for the Fourth of July holiday weekend after enduring a rough ride for the first half of 2022.  No traditional IPOs from big banks are expected during this short holiday week. The U.S. stock market will be closed Monday, July 4, for the U.S. Independence […]

July 3, 2022 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Ivanhoe Electric Prices IPO at the Low End

Ivanhoe Electric Inc. (IE) priced its IPO on Monday night (June 27, 2022) at $11.75 – the low end of its $11.75-to-$12.50 price range – and sold the full 14.39 million shares listed in the prospectus. The deal, a carryover from last week, raised $169.08 million.  Ivanhoe Electric’s stock opened flat at $11.75 in its […]

June 27, 2022 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Ivanhoe Electric Returns

Ivanhoe Electric, Inc. (IE proposed) is now planning to go public next week. The deal was postponed on Thursday morning (June 23) without any explanation –  hours ahead of its expected pricing that night. The Canadian copper and gold mining company’s deal is the first big IPO since mid-May. BMO Capital Markets, Jefferies and J.P. […]

June 20, 2022 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Three Tiny Deals Priced Ahead of the Fed

Three micro-cap deals got done Tuesday night to start trading today (Wednesday, June 15, 2022) – just hours ahead of the Fed’s expected rate hike this afternoon. Two of these three deals were small-cap IPOs. The other one was a public offering in connection with a NASDAQ uplisting from the OTCQB. All three were downsized […]

June 15, 2022 Read More

The IPO Buzz: June Traffic Stalls for the Bear

June IPO traffic is stalling for time as the S&P 500 began the week by falling into bear market territory. No traditional IPOs are on tap for pricing during the week of June 13, 2022. Just two tiny deals, including a unit offering, are on the IPO Calendar. And those deals may get pushed back, […]

June 13, 2022 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Phoenix Motor Crashes in its NASDAQ Debut

Electric school bus and van maker Phoenix Motor Inc. (PEV) hit a wall today (Wednesday, June 8, 2022) in its NASDAQ debut. Phoenix Motor’s stock fell $1 from its $7.50 IPO price to open at $6.50 at 10:22 a.m. EDT on volume of 281,727 shares, NASDAQ records showed. That opening trade marked Phoenix Motor’s IPO […]

June 8, 2022 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Memorial Day Starts a Quiet Week

All’s quiet on the IPO front in this holiday-shortened week. The U.S. stock market was closed on Monday, May 30, 2022, for Memorial Day, the holiday honoring all U.S. military men and women who have died in service to their country. No traditional IPOs are scheduled for pricing. Instead, only four deals – two SPAC […]

May 30, 2022 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Carpool Karaoke, Anyone?

No IPOs are on tap so far this week. But if you love “Carpool Karaoke,” today is worth noting. Shares of The Singing Company, Inc. (MICS) started trading today (Tuesday, May 24, 2022) on the NASDAQ – opening at $2.80 and closing at $2.75, down 31.25 percent from the public offering price – making this a […]

May 24, 2022 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Marijuana and Micro-Caps

Marijuana is the word of the day at the NASDAQ.  Shares of Bright Green Corp. (BGXX), a federally licensed cannabis producer, are expected to be released for quotation on the NASDAQ today – Tuesday, May 17, 2022 – at 9:50 a.m. EDT. Trading is likely at around 10 a.m. This is a direct listing – […]

May 17, 2022 Read More

The IPO Buzz: Hanover Bancorp & ProFrac Edge Up on Day 1

Hanover Bancorp (HNVR) and ProFrac Holding (PFHC) gained slightly in their NASDAQ debuts during the week of May 9, 2022. But the New York-based community bank and the Texas oilfield services (fracking) company each had a bumpy ride on their first day of trading. For the week, bankers raised $844.8 million by pricing seven deals […]

May 11, 2022 Read More
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