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  • Worldpay prices IPO at 240p per share Sharecast - 15 hours ago

    (ShareCast News) - Payments processor Worldpay announced the successful pricing of its initial public offering at 240p per share, valuing the company at around £4.8bn and making it the biggest float this ...

  • Worldpay valued at $7.4 billion in London listing Reuters - UK Focus - 18 hours ago

    British payments processor Worldpay listed on the London Stock Exchange on Tuesday in an initial public offering valuing the company at 4.8 billion pounds , the biggest flotation in London this year. Shares ...

  • 3 Things Japan Post Can Learn From The Royal Mail Plc IPO - Mon, Oct 12, 2015 19:16 BST

    Royal Mail PLC (LON:RMG) shares were sold off on the cheap, costing the UK taxpayer £1bn. Will the Japanese government make the same mistake when it floats Japan Post?

  • European stocks take break after rally, German utilities shine Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Oct 12, 2015 17:33 BST

    European shares ended marginally lower on Monday after reaching one-month highs in a rally last week, with civil aerospace stocks leading the fallers and German utilities soaring after concerns over nuclear ...

  • Hastings shares drop below IPO price Sharecast - Mon, Oct 12, 2015 14:13 BST

    (ShareCast News) - Shares in UK insurer Hastings Group have dropped below their IPO on the first day of trading.

  • (ShareCast News) - Bank of Georgia's healthcare subsidiary Georgia Healthcare Group intends to list on the London Stock Exchange.

  • Ministers Bid To Unblock £10bn Urenco Sale Sky News - Mon, Oct 12, 2015 01:59 BST
    Ministers Bid To Unblock £10bn Urenco Sale

    The Government will hold talks with German officials this week in an attempt to unblock the £10bn privatisation of Urenco, the uranium processing giant. Sky News has learnt that talks have been scheduled between two of the three shareholders in the UK-based company amid concerns that securing the approval of the third …

  • Ferrari valued at almost $10 bn for IPO AFP - Fri, Oct 9, 2015 23:57 BST
    Ferrari valued at almost $10 bn for IPO

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is planning a US initial public offering of Ferrari shares that values the luxury Italian sports car maker at nearly $10 billion

  • Ferrari valued at almost $1 bln for IPO AFP - Fri, Oct 9, 2015 23:32 BST
    Ferrari valued at almost $10 bn for IPO

    Fiat Chrysler Automobiles is planning a US initial public offering of Ferrari shares that values the luxury Italian sports car maker at nearly $10 billion

  • Ontario to raise up to C$1.87 billion in Hydro One IPO Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Oct 9, 2015 21:40 BST

    The Canadian province of Ontario expects to raise as much as C$1.87 billion through the sale of a 15 percent stake in its electric utility Hydro One Ltd, according to a regulatory filing on Friday. The ...

  • (ShareCast News) - UK-based developer of retirement homes, McCarthy & Stone, will reportedly unveil plans for a £1bn flotation next week, despite interest in a takeover from private equity groups.

  • Hastings Insurance IPO to price at 170 pence a share-banking source Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Oct 9, 2015 10:45 BST

    Hastings Insurance will price its initial public offering at 170 pence a share, down from its indicated price range, with books closing at 1100 GMT on Friday, a banking source told Thomson Reuters news ...

  • New bank aims to go public in London early next year

  • Morning MoneyBeat Europe: Central Banks to Dominate Day The Wall Street Journal - Thu, Oct 8, 2015 09:50 BST

    European stock markets have traded in tight ranges Thursday, with investors in hesitant mood, faced with a session dominated by central banks.

  • Denis O’Brien’s Digicel pulls out of biggest ever Irish initial public offering

    The company had been expected to make its IPO in the coming days.

  • Starbucks rival to launch India's biggest IPO in 3 years next week Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Oct 6, 2015 17:38 BST

    The company behind Cafe Coffee Day, India's biggest coffee chain, will launch an initial public offering next week, aiming to raise up to $176 million in the country's biggest IPO in nearly three years. India has seen fewer IPOs in the last few years because of volatile markets and slowing economic growth, and the response …

  • A guide to investing in Singapore Stockopedia - Fri, Oct 2, 2015 13:22 BST
    A Guide to Investing in Hong Kong

    Back in 2008 Jim Rogers, who co-founded Quantum Fund with financier George Soros, wrote that ‘Asia is the future’. So at the age of 65 he, his wife, and two daughters packed their bags and moved East - ...

  • Share registrar Equiniti lines up for float Telegraph - Fri, Oct 2, 2015 10:23 BST

    The former Lloyds TSB registrar could be valued at as much as £700m

  • Share services firm Equiniti aims to raise $590 mln in London listing Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Oct 2, 2015 08:41 BST

    LONDON, Oct (HKSE: 3366-OL.HK - news) 2 (Reuters) - British technology firm Equiniti Group, which provides share registration and investor services to companies, said it planned to raise 390 million pounds ($591 million) by listing on the London stock market this month. Equiniti (IPO-EQUI.L) said gross proceeds from the …

  • Scout24 adds to German IPO jitters as shares drop below offer price Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Oct 1, 2015 15:09 BST

    Shares in German digital classified ads firm Scout24 dropped below their offer price on their trading debut on Thursday, casting a shadow over other pending flotations in Frankfurt, with some already scaling ...

  • Bayer's Covestro scales back IPO in wake of VW scandal

    Covestro, Bayer's polymers business, has delayed and scaled down its planned stock market flotation

  • CVC mulls $3.4 bln IPO of Sweden's Ahlsell -sources Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Sep 30, 2015 13:21 BST

    STOCKHOLM/LONDON, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Buyout firm CVC (Taiwan OTC: 4744.TWO - news) is mulling a stock market listing for Swedish construction products and tools supplier Ahlsell, which could be worth around 3 billion euros ($3.4 billion) including debt, people familiar with the matter said. The sources said CVC had …

  • Volatility leads to worst quarter for new share offers since 2011 - data Reuters - UK Focus - Wed, Sep 30, 2015 00:01 BST

    LONDON/HONG KONG, Sept 30 (Reuters) - Activity in equity capital markets (ECM) in the third quarter of the year slowed to the lowest point since the fourth quarter of 2011, Thomson Reuters data showed on Wednesday, as market volatility put the brakes on companies trying to list on the stock market. Goldman Sachs (NYSE: …

  • Low volumes and the risk of private equity swoops are adding extra unpredictability to the London IPO market

  • German shipping group Hapag-Lloyd in $500 million IPO

    Excursion boats drive past container ships Frankfurt Express (R) of shipping company Hapag-Lloyd and Cap San Raphael of Hamburg Sued at the HHLA Terminal Burchardkai (CTB) at the port of Hamburg, northern ...

  • Polish postal firm InPost sets IPO price at PLN 25/shr Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Sep 25, 2015 07:47 BST

    Polish private postal firm InPost set its Initial Public Offering price at 25 zlotys per share and its main shareholder Grupa sold shares worth 121 million zlotys , InPost said on Friday. The ...

  • Dropbox says no immediate IPO plan AFP - Mon, Sep 21, 2015 22:49 BST
    Dropbox says no immediate IPO plan

    Dropbox CEO and co-founder Drew Houston delivers a keynote speech during the New Economy Summit 2015 in Tokyo on April 7, 2015

  • US stocks rise but biotech dents Nasdaq gain AFP - Mon, Sep 21, 2015 21:50 BST
    US stocks jump on shifting Fed expectations; Dow +1.8%

    At the closing bell, the Dow Jones Industrial Average stood at 16,511.99, up 127.41 points (0.78 percent)

  • France's Ingenico says ended takeover talks with Worldpay Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Sep 21, 2015 17:05 BST

    French payments processing firm Ingenico said on Monday it had abandoned discussions to take over British rival Worldpay Group Ltd, just days after the target said it would go ahead with a listing of its shares instead. Worldpay (IPO-WORLD.L) said on Friday it planned to raise about 890 million pounds ($1.4 billion) in …

  • Deals of the Day: Zurich Calls Off RSA Deal, More IPOs Ahead The Wall Street Journal - Mon, Sep 21, 2015 14:19 BST

    Deals of the Day is your one-stop-shop for the morning’s biggest news from the finance beat, including M&A, IPOs, banks, hedge funds and private equity.

  • CEO search delay underscores woes at Twitter AFP - Sun, Sep 20, 2015 03:26 BST
    Twitter co-founder Dorsey to stay at helm

    Twitter has been searching for a new leader since Dick Costolo announced on June 12 he was stepping down, with co-founder Jack Dorsey holding the job on an interim basis since July 1

  • Worldpay looks to raise $1.4 bln in London listing Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 11:48 BST

    British payments processing firm Worldpay Group Ltd plans to raise about 890 million pounds after deciding to list its shares rather than being taken over by French rival Ingenico. The company, owned by ...

  • Worldpay to go ahead with IPO Sharecast - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 09:50 BST

    (ShareCast News) - Payments processor Worldpay, which is owned by Bain Capital and Advent International, has decided to go ahead with a flotation, despite an offer from Ingenico.

  • Worldpay Snubs £6.6bn Bid In Favour Of Float Sky News - Fri, Sep 18, 2015 09:16 BST
    Worldpay Snubs £6.6bn Bid In Favour Of Float

    The British payment services firm Worldpay has snubbed a £6.6bn bid from a French rival to press ahead with a stock market listing. As Sky News reported earlier this week , Ingenico Group had tabled an ...

  • HelloFresh has been valued at 2.6 billion euros ($2.9 billion) in a funding round ahead of a possible stock market listing, the German online meal preparation firm said on Thursday. British investor Baillie Gifford bought a stake for 75 million euros, the Berlin-based company said. HelloFresh also said it was considering …

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