Friday, 21 September 2018

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  • General Mills defies stock pressure to raise US$1bn

    Equities | 29 March 2018

    Branded food company General Mills raised US$1bn in equity late Tuesday, overcoming a poor earnings release earlier in the month and lukewarm reviews of its pending US$8bn Blue Buffalo Pet Products acquisition.

  • iQiyi

    The "Netflix of China" headed for robust IPO outcome

    Ticker | 26 March 2018

    The US$2.4bn Nasdaq IPO of iQiyi, a streaming service billed as the “Netflix of China”, is heavily oversubscribed ahead of pricing late Wednesday, bankers on the deal told IFR.

  • ForeScout takes hit on ECM return

    Equities | 23 March 2018

    Cybersecurity firm ForeScout Technologies took a wide discount on a US$127.9m follow-on stock sale, its first since its IPO last October.

  • Dropbox logo

    Dropbox IPO heralds tech sector revival

    Top News | 23 March 2018

    Dropbox made a splash with its Nasdaq debut on Friday, its shares jumping 38% after the popular file-sharing company priced its US$756m IPO to overwhelming demand.

  • Dancers perform underneath the logo of Tencent at the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Beijing.

    Naspers sells Tencent stake at HK$405 a share

    Ticker | 22 March 2018

    South Africa’s Naspers sold its stake in Tencent Holdings for HK$405 a share, according to bankers familiar with the sale.

  • Cyber crime

    ForeScout takes steep discount on first follow-on

    Ticker | 21 March 2018

    Network security firm ForeScout Technologies was forced to take a heavy discount on a US$127.9m follow-on stock sale, its first since its IPO last October.

  • Dropbox

    Dropbox IPO set to price at US$20 or higher

    Ticker | 21 March 2018

    Dropbox is now on track to price its long-awaited IPO at US$20 per share or even higher, well ahead of the US$16-$18 range the file-sharing company initially targeted.

  • Dropbox

    Orders pile up for Dropbox IPO

    Ticker | 19 March 2018

    Dropbox’s up to US$648m Nasdaq IPO appears headed for a strong outcome and is well oversubscribed ahead of pricing Thursday night, according to several ECM bankers.

  • Dropbox logo

    'Strong demand' for Dropbox IPO

    Top News | 16 March 2018

    Dropbox is set to price its widely-expected US$648m Nasdaq IPO this week, buoyed by a surge in tech valuations this year and a US$100m investment from Salesforce.

  • Zscaler blowout recalls software golden days

    Equities | 16 March 2018

    Network security firm Zscaler injected some 2014-style euphoria into the US tech new-issue market, materially upping the size of its IPO to US$192m amid heavy demand and then surging 72% on debut on Friday.