Thursday, 19 October 2017

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  • Private equity extracts more from Antero Resources

    Top News | 28 April 2017

    Warburg Pincus and Yorktown Partners defied convention when they held on to the general partnership of a master limited partnership - rather than hand it to the related E&P company. The decision now looks to have earned them around US$4.4bn, according to price guidance for the IPO of Antero Midstream GP.

  • Emerald Expositions puts IPO on display

    Equities | 21 April 2017

    From its flagship bi-annual ASD Market Week to the tri-annual Outdoor Retailer event, Emerald Expositions Events exhibits the lucrative business of running trade shows. Just how lucrative is reflected in the structure of its IPO of up to US$310m.

  • Azul

    Blue skies for Azul's upsized IPO

    Top News | 13 April 2017

    After multiple aborted attempts, Brazilian discount airline Azul has finally taken flight on a R$1.79bn (US$571.3m) IPO.

  • NGP-sponsored SPAC fuels up with US$480m

    Equities | 13 April 2017

    Vantage Energy Acquisition, a special purpose acquisition company sponsored by Natural Gas Partners, secured an upsized US$480m on its IPO, becoming the latest in a series of energy-dedicated SPACs.

  • twinkies bonds

    SPAC sees Apollo withdraw from Hostess

    Top News | 13 April 2017

    Private equity firm Apollo has managed to dispose of nearly all its stake in once-bankrupt Twinkie maker Hostess Brands in just five months - and all without incurring the market risk of an IPO.

  • A coal stockyard

    Warrior Met Coal reignites investors

    Top News | 07 April 2017

    American coal companies, having suffered from oversupply and too much debt that forced many into bankruptcy, are enjoying a resurgence - and are back in front of investors seeking capital.

  • UK: Verona tickets transatlantic listing

    Equities | 07 April 2017

    Verona Pharma, an AIM-listed biotech, added its name to the suddenly resurgent IPO pipeline by filing documents for a US$75m IPO that would see the UK company list on Nasdaq.

  • KKR floats idea of mortgage REIT

    Equities | 07 April 2017

    Private equity firm KKR & Co is throwing its hat into the publicly traded mortgage REIT market by filing for the IPO of KKR Real Estate Finance Trust.

  • Azul grounded on eve of take-off

    Equities | 07 April 2017

    Azul’s planned IPO was halted by Brazilian regulators just hours ahead of pricing due to disclosures made during an online roadshow presentation.

  • Hess delivers on Bakken midstream MLP

    Equities | 07 April 2017

    Hess Midstream Partners, the Bakken Shale midstream MLP affiliated with Hess Corp, left little to chance on its IPO, carving out a conservative path. Hess, after all, had been down this road before and a successful outcome was significant to its own funding plans.