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  • A Royal Mail postal van is parked outside homes in Maybury near Woking in southern England

    The fallout from the controversial stock market flotation of Britain's Royal Mail (RMG.L) has reopened a rift between the bank and independent advisers who run such deals. In the "blame game" following the Royal Mail float, questions about who was responsible for the decision not to raise the price range, despite strong …

  • Cable delivers home truths in Royal Mail defence Telegraph - Sat, Apr 5, 2014 21:30 BST

    Given the uncertainties in the Royal Mail privatisation it was by no means certain the shares were underpriced but what is clear today is they they are far too high

  • IMS Health surges in 1st day of NYSE trading Associated Press - Fri, Apr 4, 2014 15:59 BST

    Shares of IMS Health are climbing during their debut on the New York Stock Exchange. The stock rose $2.82, or 14.1 percent, to $22.82 in Friday morning trading. IMS Health Holdings Inc., a provider of ...

  • British takeaway delivery website debuts on stock market

    'Just Eat' will sell its shares at 260 pence and hopes to raise from the partial flotation on the London Stock Exchange

  • Tintri Inc., the leading producer of storage for virtualization and cloud environments, today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Harvey Jones as an independent director. Jones brings more ...

  • Poundland valued at £750m as float nears Telegraph - Sat, Mar 8, 2014 20:30 GMT

    IPO of discount retailer will be priced at top end of 250p-300p price range discussed in recent weeks

  • AO founder denies 'dot com bubble' Telegraph - Wed, Feb 26, 2014 18:35 GMT

    John Roberts says the float process was not "over revved" despite shares popping almost 45pc at one stage on market debut

  • A portrait of the Twitter logo in Ventura, California December 21, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer

    REUTERS - Twitter Inc's (TWTR.N) shares fell almost 25 percent on Thursday, wiping out about $9.8 billion in market value, after the company reported a sharp slowdown in user growth. The shares hit a peak of $74.73 in late December as investors bet that the social media platform could become as ubiquitous as Facebook (FB.O). …

  • Factbox - China's new rules to boost blue-chip stocks Reuters - Thu, Dec 26, 2013 05:59 GMT

    China has issued a slew of new rules in recent weeks aimed in part at boosting shares of blue-chip companies. All were issued by the China Securities Regulatory Commission, unless otherwise stated. - Purchases of shells on the ChiNext market, China's Nasdaq-style start-up board, is banned due to the high risk of investment …

  • Royal Mail: Value Climbs As Dealing Starts Sky News - Tue, Oct 15, 2013 19:16 BST
    Ex-Mutual OneSavings Eyes Stock Market Float

    Royal Mail's value continued to grow when full dealing began on the London Stock Exchange on Tuesday though some individuals expressed frustration they were unable to sell. Investors - lured by the promise ...

  • Exclusive: Branson Plots Virgin Money Float Sky News - Wed, Jun 12, 2013 12:15 BST
    Exclusive: Branson Plots Virgin Money Float

    Sir Richard Branson's financial services group, Virgin Money, is kicking off preparations for a stock market listing that could trigger a multimillion pound windfall for British taxpayers. Sky News can ...

  • Facebook shareholders vent ire over sagging stock AFP - Tue, Jun 11, 2013 22:39 BST
    Facebook shareholders vent ire over sagging stock

    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg speaks during an event at Facebook headquarters on April 4, 2013 in Menlo Park, California. Facebook shareholders on Tuesday grilled leaders of the social network regarding ...

  • Rising government bond yields, falling commodity prices and an underwhelming statement from the Bank of Japan (BoJ) saw some heavy falls on equity markets on Tuesday.

  • Portugal waves carrot to get ailing firms to go public

    Employees of state-owned Caixa Geral de Depositos (CGD) gather outside the banks headquarters in Lisbon, on November 2, 2012, during a 24 hours strike against wage cuts and the group's privatisation. In ...

  • AirAsiaX plans huge fleet expansion with IPO AFP - Mon, Jun 10, 2013 08:39 BST
    AirAsiaX plans huge fleet expansion with IPO

    A Malaysian AirAsia X Airbus jetliner is shown at Paris' Orly airport in February 2011. The long-haul budget carrier says it plans to use proceeds from a public listing to more than triple its fleet in ...

  • Lloyds starts search for TSB chairman Telegraph - Sun, Jun 9, 2013 16:36 BST

    Llloyds Banking Group has taken the first major step towards listing its 632-branch TSB unit on the London Stock Exchange by hiring head hunters to find a chairman for the business.

  • Partnership Assurance valued at £1.8bn in float Telegraph - Fri, Jun 7, 2013 10:10 BST

    Life insurer Partnership Assurance floated successfully in London valued at over £1.8bn, presenting its private equity owners with a return of more than seven times their original investment.

  • Bankers hired to work on IPO of estate agency Foxtons Telegraph - Thu, Jun 6, 2013 18:12 BST

    Estate agency Foxtons has appointed bankers to work on a float which could take place within months, continuing the run of property companies cashing in on rising sentiment around the sector.

  • Foxtons Hires Banks To Prepare Market Debut Sky News - Thu, Jun 6, 2013 11:33 BST
    Top Taxman Takes Foxtons' Estate Agency Role

    The buoyant state of London's housing market has persuaded the owners of Foxtons, the estate agency chain, to pursue a public flotation that could value it at more than £400m. Sky News has learnt that ...

  • German scientific publisher Springer Science in IPO

    Brokers are seen at the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, on May 7, 2013. German scientific, medical and technical publisher Springer Science + Business Media has said it plans to go public via the issue of new ...

  • Could the stock market soon be bowled over by All Star Leisure Group? Rumours are swirling that the operator of retro bowling venues, founded by the entrepreneur Mark von Westenholz in 2006, is building ...

  • NMC Health completes replacement loan facility Sharecast - Tue, Jun 4, 2013 10:00 BST

    NMC Health has completed a 225m dollar replacement loan facility agreement with a number of international and regional banks headed by JPMorgan.

  • FarmVille creator Zynga to cut a fifth of its workforce Telegraph - Mon, Jun 3, 2013 21:24 BST

    Zynga, the creator of popular Facebook game FarmVille , is to slash almost a fifth of its workforce, as the digital company struggles to replicate its early success.

  • For Osborne, timing is everything in bank stakes sale Telegraph - Sat, Jun 1, 2013 21:51 BST

    Dressed in black tie, standing in the opulent surroundings of the City of London’s Mansion House, George Osborne made it clear that the status quo could no longer continue.

  • Sound Oil upbeat after transitional year Sharecast - Thu, May 30, 2013 14:07 BST

    Shares of Italy-focused upstream oil and gas firm Sound Oil rose after it trimmed annual losses in a transitional year in which it reshaped its asset portfolio and restructured its management team.

  • London pre-open: FTSE 100 seen lower ahead of busy day Sharecast - Thu, May 30, 2013 08:55 BST

    The FTSE 100 is expected to open moderately lower again on Thursday following a steep sell-off the day before, as concerns about the global economy continue to weigh on sentiment ahead of a busy day for ...

  • Empire State Building Set For Share Offering Sky News - Wed, May 29, 2013 20:22 BST
    Empire State Building Set For Share Offering

    The public could soon have the opportunity to buy a piece of New York's landmark Empire State Building after a plan to fold it into a publicly traded company cleared a major hurdle. Holders of more than ...

  • Nasdaq Settles Over Facebook IPO Glitches Sky News - Wed, May 29, 2013 20:06 BST
    Nasdaq Settles Over Facebook IPO Glitches

    The Nasdaq stock exchange has agreed to pay a $10m (£6.6m) penalty after regulators said its systems and decisions disrupted Facebook's public stock offering last year. The penalty to settle the federal ...

  • Nasdaq fined $10m over Facebook IPO mistakes Telegraph - Wed, May 29, 2013 19:42 BST

    Nasdaq has agreed to pay $10m (£6.6m), the largest penalty ever levied against a stock exchange, to settle civil charges stemming from mistakes made during Facebook's initial public offering last year....

  • Royal Mail banks in spotlight over Libor-rigging Telegraph - Wed, May 29, 2013 17:37 BST

    The government is facing questions over its decision to hand the potentially lucrative mandate to float the Royal Mail to banks involved in the manipulation of Libor.

  • Banks fined over Libor to advise Royal Mail Telegraph - Wed, May 29, 2013 17:37 BST

    The government is facing questions over its decision to hand the potentially lucrative mandate to float the Royal Mail to banks involved in the manipulation of Libor.

  • Nasdaq pays $10 mn fine in Facebook IPO debacle AFP - Wed, May 29, 2013 17:32 BST
    Nasdaq pays $10 mn fine in Facebook IPO debacle

    People walk past the Nasdaq exchange in Time Square on June 7, 2012 in New York City. The Nasdaq exchange agreed Wednesday to pay a $10 million penalty for trading glitches during the initial public offering ...

  • Empire State Building is set for IPO AFP - Wed, May 29, 2013 17:29 BST
    Empire State Building is set for IPO

    The lights of the Empire State Building illuminate the fog January 16, 2013 in New York. New York's iconic Empire State Building is a step closer to being sold through an initial public offering, the owners ...

  • Royal Mail's 3.0bn-pound IPO gathers momentum Sharecast - Wed, May 29, 2013 17:05 BST

    The government has revealed that the flotation of the Royal Mail will be led by investment banks Goldman Sachs and UBS.

  • Royal Mail Flotation Banks Confirmed Sky News - Wed, May 29, 2013 15:03 BST
    Royal Mail Flotation Banks Confirmed

    The Wall Street banking giant Goldman Sachs landed a plum role on Wednesday advising on the £2.5bn flotation of Royal Mail, the biggest British privatisation in decades. The Government confirmation came ...

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