Thursday, 23 October 2014

Robert Venes

Robert Venes is assistant editor of equities and structured equity at IFR. Robert joined IFR in late 2009 from sister title Acquisitions Monthly, where he focused on private equity transactions and fundraisings. He was previously associate editor at Private Equity International and, before that, editor of Venturedome.

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Recent stories

  • Virgin Money logo

    Duo avoid the C word

    IFR 2055 18 October to 24 October 2014

    Richard Branson’s UK challenger bank Virgin Money and German triple-play operator Tele Columbus both put their IPOs on hold last week following the end of pre-marketing. Tele Columbus said on Monday that it was still considering its IPO options, while Virgin Money said completion would now not take place in October.

  • Aena Aeropuertos logo

    Uncertainty on cornerstones

    IFR 2055 18 October to 24 October 2014

    Europe is still getting to grips with the concept of cornerstone investors, as the up to €2.9bn IPO of Spanish airports operators Aena Aeropuertos illustrates. Corporacion Financiera Alba, Ferrovial and The Children’s Investment Fund Management are lined up to take 21% of the 49% to be offered by the Spanish go

  • Choo IPO

    ​Tide turns in European IPOs

    IFR 2054 11 October to 17 October 2014

    Confidence in European IPOs plummeted last week as three flotations (including the US$1bn issue of French engineering group Spie) were cancelled after bookbuilding had begun. Despite that, the US$3bn privatisation for Spanish airports group Aena began pre-marketing the day Spie was abandoned and other deals already in the market are expected to begin bookbuilding this week.

  • Europe fails tech test

    IFR 2053 4 October to 10 October 2014

  • Cornerstones Rocket into Europe

    IFR 2052 27 September to 3 October 2014

  • Cornerstones back Zalando float

    IFR 2051 20 September to 26 September 2014

  • Europe shifts towards IPO ‘lead left’

    IFR 2051 20 September to 26 September 2014

  • Aggressive mandatory for Telefonica

    IFR 2050 13 September to 19 September 2014

  • Rocket to spark congested pipeline

    IFR 2050 13 September to 19 September 2014

  • CB financing to cut debt pile

    IFR 2049 6 September to 12 September 2014

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