Friday, 20 October 2017

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  • Iberiabank returns with US$500m equity raise

    Ticker | 01 March 2017

    Iberiabank expects to price a US$500m stock sale late Wednesday, taking advantage of a rally in financial stocks as it seeks to fund a US$1.025bn acquisition of Florida’s Sabadell United.

  • The Trade Desk logo

    Extra marketing pays off for Trade Desk

    Ticker | 01 March 2017

    Bankers have wistfully accepted that limited marketing and block trades are the new norm for follow-on stock sales in US equity capital markets.

  • Snapchat

    Snap's IPO covered, waiting on quality

    Top News | 24 February 2017

    Snap drummed up strong interest in the first week of the roadshow for its much-hyped US$3.2bn IPO, though many investors still have deep reservations.

  • Yum Brands corporate headquarters

    Corvex slices US$800m Yum stake

    Top News | 24 February 2017

    Activist hedge fund Corvex Management sold more than half its stake in restaurant group Yum Brands in a nearly US$800m block trade last week, the latest in a flurry of sizeable stock sales using the unregistered format.

  • Blackstone sells Performance

    Equities | 24 February 2017

    Another block out of Blackstone-backed food distributor Performance Food always loomed high on the list of deals expected by those that play the ECM calendar.

  • MuleSoft leads software IPO revival

    Equities | 24 February 2017

    In a sign that the tech IPO pipeline (specifically enterprise software deals) could blossom post-Snap, integration software maker MuleSoft filed on February 17 for a US$100m IPO.

  • Butterfield's ECM return sails smoothly

    Equities | 24 February 2017

    With financials in favour this year, Bermuda-based Bank of NT Butterfield & Son, a strongly performing 2016 IPO, made short work in pricing a US$303.4m first-time follow-on last week.

  • US IPO market looks for 'Snap' back

    Equities | 24 February 2017

    There’s only really one word that matters in US ECM this week: Snap.

  • Trade Desk revives ad tech theme

    Equities | 24 February 2017

    Trade Desk, the ad-buying platform whose stock price has doubled since its September IPO, has so far defied the market’s long-held aversion to advertising technology companies.

  • IPO of Snapchat company oversubscribed

    Top News | 24 February 2017

    Next week’s planned US$3.2bn IPO of Snap Inc, maker of the popular Snapchat app, is oversubscribed, market sources told IFR on Friday.