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  • Stephen Jones joined in 2011 to help the bank float, but there are currently no signs that the long-planned public listing will take place

  • Square exploring stock market debut: reports AFP - Sat, Jul 25, 2015 06:49 BST
    Square exploring stock market debut: reports

    Square, the mobile payments and financial services startup launched by Twitter co-founder Jack Dorsey, pictured, has informed US regulators privately that it is exploring going public with a stock market ...

  • Dutch state holding chooses banks for ABN AMRO sale Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Jul 24, 2015 12:40 BST

    Deutsche Bank (Xetra: 514000 - news) 's London office and Morgan Stanley International will help Dutch bank ABN Amro (IPO-ABN.AS) to coordinate its share sale, the state agency overseeing the deal said on Friday. NLFI, which handles the Dutch state's holdings in financial institutions nationalised in bailouts following …

  • Ferrari gets into gear for US flotation Telegraph - Thu, Jul 23, 2015 14:31 BST

    Supercar maker Ferrari moves closer to listing in New York as parent Fiat Chrysler files IPO documents with US regulator

  • Ferrari readies to launch IPO on Wall Street

    A Ferrari LaFerrari is parked outside the New York Stock Exchange

  • Ferrari readies to launch IPO on Wall Street

    A Ferrari LaFerrari is parked outside the New York Stock Exchange

  • Metro bank founder says bank will make profit and list next year Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jul 23, 2015 12:36 BST

    New British lender Metro Bank expects to make its first profit and list on the London Stock Exchange next year, its founder and Chairman Vernon Hill told Reuters. Metro Bank opened in 2010 as Britain's first new retail bank for more than a century and has grown its deposit base and lending at a rapid rate. "We expect …

  • Allied Irish share sale more likely in 2016 -finance minister Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jul 23, 2015 12:00 BST

    Ireland will likely go ahead with its planned sale of a minority stake in 99-percent state owned Allied Irish Banks in mid-2016 rather than later this year, Finance Minister Michael Noonan said on Thursday. ...

  • MEDIA-First Utility picks IPO banks as CVC circles - Sky News Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Jul 21, 2015 18:30 BST

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  • S.Africa's Amplats still weighing disposal options, H1 earnings soar Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Jul 20, 2015 07:40 BST

    South Africa's Anglo American Platinum (Amplats) said on Monday it was still considering how to dispose of its labour-intensive Rustenburg and Union operations but a stock market floatation was a likely option. "Currently both options for divestment - an Initial Public Offering (IPO) or a trade sale - are still being worked …

  • London close: Borse Berlin chief critical of Greek proposal Sharecast - Fri, Jul 10, 2015 19:20 BST

    (ShareCast News) - Stocks finished near their best levels of the session after a fresh set of reform proposals from Greece and as Chinese stocks rose for a second consecutive day.

  • Shanghai stocks down in afternoon, wiping out gains

    The Shanghai market had plunged by almost 30% over the three weeks to Friday, prompting the government to intervene over the weekend

  • Shanghai stocks down in afternoon, wiping out gains

    The Shanghai market had plunged by almost 30% over the three weeks to Friday, prompting the government to intervene over the weekend

  • Spanish language broadcaster Univision files for US IPO Sharecast - Thu, Jul 2, 2015 16:27 BST

    The largest Spanish-language broadcaster in the United States, Univision, has filed for an initial public offering.

  • Decent gains in the banking and travel sectors gave UK stocks a boost on Wednesday as sentiment was buoyed by hopes of a possible bailout deal in Greece.

  • Global equity market deals top $500 bln but banker fees fall Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Jun 30, 2015 00:01 BST

    LONDON/HONG KONG, June 30 (Reuters) - Money raised in global equity capital markets rose in the first half of the year to top $500 billion, but bankers' fees fell as secondary share sales supplanted lucrative stock market listings as the dominant deals. The rise in secondary sales was partly down to private equity funds …

  • Heavy falls in the travel, tourism and financial sectors prompted a 2% plunge on the FTSE 100 on Monday as investor sentiment was hammered by concerns about the future of Greece and the wider Eurozone....

  • Fear or greed? China share plunge splits bulls and bears

    An investor checks the share prices in a stock firm in Fuyang, east China's Anhui province on June 26, 2015

  • Usain Bolt's sponsor Digicel files for U.S. IPO Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Jun 26, 2015 16:30 BST

    Digicel Group Ltd, the Caribbean telecommunications company that sponsors sprinters Usain Bolt and Shelly Ann Fraser-Pryce, filed for an initial public offering of Class A common stock. The company, founded ...

  • Mobile company Digicel plans $200m IPO Sharecast - Fri, Jun 26, 2015 15:57 BST

    The Caribbean's biggest mobile phone operator Digicel was planning an initial public offering, documents filed with the US stockmarket regulator showed.

  • Shares of credit bureau TransUnion rise in debut Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jun 25, 2015 15:31 BST

    Shares of credit bureau TransUnion rose as much as 10 percent in their debut, valuing the company at about $4.4 billion. TransUnion raised $664.8 million after its initial public offering of 29.5 million ...

  • US STOCKS-Wall Street opens higher as consumer spending data jumps Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jun 25, 2015 15:02 BST

    Wall Street opened higher on Thursday as data showed that the U.S. economy was on the path to recovery after consumer spending recorded its largest increase in nearly six years. Investors have been keeping a sharp eye on economic data for signs of a recovery in the U.S. economy, which came to a crawl in the first quarter, …

  • US STOCKS-US stocks set to open higher on consumer spending data Reuters - UK Focus - Thu, Jun 25, 2015 13:58 BST

    Wall Street was set to open higher on Thursday as data showed that the U.S. economy was on the path to recovery after consumer spending recorded its largest increase in nearly six years. Investors have been keeping a sharp eye on economic data for signs of a recovery in the U.S. economy, which came to a crawl in the first …

  • Conservative victory revives London listing market Telegraph - Wed, Jun 24, 2015 22:32 BST

    There were 20 stock market listings in the second quarter which raised £3bn, beating expectations

  • Ardagh pushes ahead with US IPO plans Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Jun 23, 2015 22:13 BST

    Ardagh is moving ahead with a long-promised initial public offering of metals container business, Oressa. The privately-held packaging company, which itself has intimated at going public, will use proceeds from the offering to reduce debt following a series of acquisitions. Ardagh hopes to raise 2bn (US$2.23bn) from …

  • Ardagh metal packaging business files for IPO, seeks to raise 2 bln euros Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Jun 23, 2015 21:27 BST

    Packaging company Ardagh has filed to list its metal can packaging business on the New York Stock Exchange, the company said in a statement on Tuesday, targeting an overall windfall of 2 billion euros ($2.2 billion). Ardagh said the canning business would be separated off into a new wholly owned subsidiary called Oressa …

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  • RBS CEO says Williams & Glyn IPO remains on track for late 2016 Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Jun 23, 2015 16:33 BST

    Royal Bank of Scotland's Chief Executive Ross McEwan said he remained confident that the bank would meet a deadline to spin off its Williams & Glyn business before the end of 2016. RBS was ordered to sell ...

  • Banks picked for IPO of construction blocks maker Xella-sources Reuters - UK Focus - Tue, Jun 23, 2015 12:55 BST

    Owners Goldman Sachs and PAI Partners are bringing forward a planned stock market listing of their building materials business Xella and have picked banks to arrange the potential 2.5 billion euro deal, ...

  • US STOCKS-Wall Street set to open higher on Greek hopes Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Jun 22, 2015 13:58 BST

    EU Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said he was "convinced" that euro zone leaders holding an emergency meeting in Brussels would find a way out of the Greek crisis. S&P 500 e-minis were up 13.5 points, or 0.64 percent, with 187,043 contracts traded at 8:43 a.m. ET.

  • US STOCKS-U.S. futures rise on optimism over Greek deal Reuters - UK Focus - Mon, Jun 22, 2015 12:30 BST

    U.S. stock index futures were higher on Monday on optimism that Greece may be able to strike a last-minute deal with its international creditors to avert a default. * EU Economic Commissioner Pierre Moscovici said he was "convinced" that euro zone leaders holding an emergency meeting in Brussels on Monday would find a …

  • US STOCKS-Wall St falls as Greek deadline looms; indexes up for week Reuters - UK Focus - Fri, Jun 19, 2015 21:40 BST

    U.S. stocks fell on Friday ahead of a summit next week that could decide whether Greece will need to print its own currency and ditch the euro. Euro zone leaders are scheduled to meet on Monday night in ...

  • PureTech Health raises £108m from flotation at 160p apiece Sharecast - Fri, Jun 19, 2015 09:16 BST

    PureTech Health has raised £108m following its initial public offering which saw the shares listed at 160p apiece.

  • Nasdaq powers to new all-time high  AFP - Thu, Jun 18, 2015 22:02 BST
    Nasdaq powers to new all-time high 

    Traders work on the main trading floor of the New York Stock Exchange on June 17, 2015

  • Fitbit races higher in healthy IPO surge AFP - Thu, Jun 18, 2015 21:38 BST
    Fitbit races higher in healthy IPO surge

    Fitbit said it has sold more than 20.8 million of its clip-on or wrist-worn devices, and claimed to have a leading position in the US fitness-focused activity tracker market last year

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