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Saturday, 22 September 2018

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  • A balloon flies behind clouds

    US$560m DocuSign deal heads tech IPO queue

    Top News | 20 April 2018

    E-signature company DocuSign last week launched a US$560m IPO that joins a robust calendar of US cloud computing deals seeking to exploit hefty valuations in the sector.

  • AXA

    US$3.8bn bond from AXA's US unit paves way for listing

    Top News | 20 April 2018

    The US unit of French insurer AXA raised US$3.8bn from a three-part debut bond last week that lays the groundwork for a NYSE IPO that could end up as the largest US listing of the year.

  • GrafTech disappoints Brookfield with cut-price IPO

    Equities | 20 April 2018

    GrafTech International took an axe to its US$900m IPO, leaving selling shareholder Brookfield Asset Management with proceeds of just over half of what it had hoped.

  • Investors subscribe to Zuora's growth

    Equities | 13 April 2018

    Just a week after Spotify made the case for tech unicorns to consider the direct listing route, “subscription economy” software provider Zuora scored a win for the IPO traditionalists by surging on its Nasdaq debut on Thursday.

  • CIBC moves to exit Caribbean adventure

    Equities | 13 April 2018

    Canada banking pillar CIBC expects to collect as much as US$240m from the NYSE IPO of its Barbados-based banking unit FirstCaribbean International Bank.

  • Ceridian gets to work on US$441m IPO

    Equities | 13 April 2018

    Sponsor-backed human resources cloud software provider Ceridian HCM is next in a lengthening queue of US software deals, launching plans for a US$441m IPO that will price on April 25.

  • Brookfield hits jackpot with US$900m Graftech IPO

    Equities | 06 April 2018

    Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management plans to capitalise on a stark turnaround in the fortunes of graphite electrode maker GrafTech International by selling a stake worth up to US$907m in the company’s NYSE IPO.

  • SS&C prepares for more M&A with US$1.25bn equity raising

    Equities | 06 April 2018

    Financial services software provider SS&C Technologies surprised investors with a bigger-than-expected US$1.25bn follow-on stock sale to help fund its pending US$5.4bn purchase of DST Systems and give it some additional firepower in the hunt for more targets.

  • Hilton stake next on cash-strapped HNA's chopping block

    Equities | 06 April 2018

    Struggling Chinese investment group HNA confirmed months of speculation by revealing on Thursday that its multi-billion-dollar asset sale programme would extend to its 26.1% stake in hotelier Hilton Worldwide.

  • Brookfield Asset Management headquarters

    Brookfield eyes bonanza from GrafTech IPO

    Ticker | 04 April 2018

    GrafTech International on Wednesday launched an IPO that could deliver a more than US$900m payout to Canada’s Brookfield Asset Management just three years after it bought the company.