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.
Morgan Stanley and its buyside clients won a stunning reprieve late on Thursday when sponsor-backed contract research company IQVIA and selling shareholders agreed to unwind a US$1.02bn block trade.
The US tech IPO market may be entering a new phase as several fintech deals prepare to be priced in the coming week.
Skills learning platform Pluralsight added its name to an elite group of hot software debutantes this year, upping its IPO asking price by as much as 50% through its marketing period and jumping by one-third in its first session amid heavy demand for the shares.