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Sunday, 25 February 2018

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  • Funko loses its head on debut

    Equities | 03 November 2017

    Pop culture figure maker Funko delivered one of the worst IPOs in memory on Thursday, when its shares dived more than 40% on its Nasdaq debut.

  • ForeScout secures US$116.2m from upsized IPO

    Equities | 27 October 2017

    ForeScout Technologies made a solid though not spectacular Nasdaq debut on Friday after underwriters earlier opted to price the cybersecurity company’s IPO at the top end of the range and upsize the deal by 10% to US$116.2m.

  • MongoDB draws huge demand for US$192m IPO

    Equities | 20 October 2017

    Database software company MongoDB injected another dose of optimism into the resurgent US tech IPO market, surging 33.6% on debut on Thursday after drawing overwhelming demand for its US$192m IPO.

  • South Jersey flags US$900m stock sale, MCB

    Equities | 20 October 2017

    South Jersey Industries plans to raise US$850m-$900m from a combination of common equity and mandatory CBs to help fund its US$1.7bn acquisition of New Jersey and Maryland regulated gas assets from Southern Company Gas.

  • Micron Technology headquarters

    Micron loads up with US$1.2bn stock sale

    Top News | 13 October 2017

    Micron Technology surprised investors with an upsized US$1.2bn stock sale that strengthens the memory chipmaker’s balance sheet and preserves offshore cash should long-awaited US tax reforms put in place a repatriation holiday.

  • CarGurus gets IPO market moving

    Equities | 13 October 2017

    Car listings marketplace CarGurus underscored current US IPO euphoria by soaring 72.4% in its debut session on Thursday, adding more fuel to the end-of-year recovery of the new-issue market.

  • U.S. President Barack Obama visits the Copper Mountain Solar Project in Boulder City

    Sempra trebles equity in Oncor bid

    Top News | 06 October 2017

    Sempra Energy has tripled the amount of equity it will raise to more than US$6bn in its quest to secure regulatory approval to acquire bankrupt Energy Future Holdings.

  • Switch IPO a hit with investors

    Equities | 06 October 2017

    Data centre operator Switch has become the latest US IPO to enthrall investors, drawing heavy demand for its US$531.3m offering in another sign that a long-awaited resurgence in US tech issues may be under way.

  • Roku finds rich stream of IPO support

    Equities | 29 September 2017

    Television streaming device maker Roku overcame untimely new product releases by heavyweight rivals Amazon and Apple to deliver the best opening performance by a tech IPO this year.

  • Switch makes flamboyant pitch with US$500m IPO

    Equities | 29 September 2017

    Switch’s founder and CEO Rob Roy shares the name of a famous Scottish outlaw. It should be no surprise then that Roy’s corporate image is both elusive and flamboyant at the same time.