Anthony Hughes is senior reporter, equities, for IFR where he covers developments in US equity capital markets. He previously worked as a financial reporter and columnist for the Australian Financial Review and, prior to that, as investment editor at the Sydney Morning Herald.
US streaming device maker Roku plans to price a roughly US$219m IPO this week, hoping to convince investors it can overcome heavy competition in the rapidly changing TV industry.
KKR made an auspicious start to the potentially long-winded process of selling its stake in payments processor First Data, a difficult pre-crisis leverage buyout that has finally begun to bear fruit for the private equity firm.
Canada’s Brookfield Infrastructure Partners took advantage of its imminent inclusion in the country’s benchmark S&P/TSX Composite Index to price a US$1bn bought deal financing late last Monday.