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Saturday, 21 July 2018

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  • IQVIA returns with US$1.2bn sponsor block

    Equities | 15 June 2018

    Contract research organization IQVIA dusted itself down after last month’s embarrassing disclosure snafu by reviving a US$1.2bn registered block sell-down by its TPG Capital-led sponsor group.

  • Avalara downloads US$157.5m NYSE IPO

    Equities | 08 June 2018

    Sales tax doesn’t make the most scintillating party conversation, Avalara chief executive and co-founder Scott McFarlane concedes.

  • Madrigal adds US$411m to NASH stash

    Equities | 08 June 2018

    Liver disease drug developer Madrigal Pharmaceuticals took advantage of a tripling of its share price in the space of just a week to price a US$411m follow-on stock sale, but a tough aftermarket left new investors nursing losses.

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    Taiwan live streamer postpones US$60m NYSE

    Ticker | 07 June 2018

    Taiwan-based live streaming company M17 Entertainment postponed today’s NYSE debut despite setting the price the US$60m deal.

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    GreenSky stutters on Nasdaq debut

    Top News | 25 May 2018

    A late deal upsizing, split market views on the fintech sector, and tougher market conditions later in the week translated into a flat Nasdaq debut for point-of-sale lending platform GreenSky.

  • JP Morgan scores big on blocks

    Equities | 25 May 2018

    JP Morgan flexed its balance sheet muscle by scoring sole books mandates on two block trades despite having no past underwriting association with the companies.

  • Bank insiders cash in on sector strength

    Equities | 25 May 2018

    Small US banks priced a string of secondary offerings in the past week, allowing insiders to capitalise on sector tailwinds including regulatory relief, M&A activity and investors’ eagerness to position themselves for rising interest rates.

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    IQVIA bails out buyers by cancelling US$1bn block

    Top News | 18 May 2018

    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.

  • GreenSky brings US$750m-plus fintech IPO

    Equities | 18 May 2018

    The US tech IPO market may be entering a new phase as several fintech deals prepare to be priced in the coming week.

  • Taser maker makes rare ECM outing with US$227m stock sale

    Equities | 18 May 2018

    Axon Enterprise founder Rick Smith has been shot seven times by a taser. He insists it is “pretty safe”.